The Baloto is played twice a week, and is administered by the National Games Operator (ONJ). The main purpose is to correctly guess all the selected numbers, making the winner win the jackpot.

(Also read: Baloto and Baloto Rematch: results for this Wednesday, July 12).

According to the information provided on its official website, the Baloto presents two variants to participate: the classic game and the «rematch» option.

In both cases, players have to select five numbers from 1 to 43 and an additional number, known as the super ball, from 1 to 16. The selection must be without repetitions and can be done in any sequence.

The accumulated prize for this July 15 of the Baloto is 5,600 million pesos, while that of the Baloto rematch is 4,800 million.

How to claim the ballot prizes?

The National Gaming Operator explains that, firstly, winners in any category must ensure their ticket is intact and undamaged.

To collect smaller prizes at 182 UVT ($7,718,984), participants simply have to go to a Baloto point of sale.

(Keep reading: Want to try your luck? Now you can buy the Rematch Ballot online.)

On the other hand, prizes equal to or greater than 182 UVT require that the person appear at an authorized trustee branch with their original ticket. In case of having acquired it digitally, it must be presented in print.

In addition, it will be necessary to show the identity document and its respective copy, in addition to filling out the form for payment of prizes.

The Baloto is played twice a week.

(Of interest: What is the probability of winning the Baloto in Colombia?).

The branches authorized for the payment of prizes are located in Bogotá, Cali, Medellín, Barranquilla and Bucaramanga. If the winner does not reside in these cities, they must use the closest one.

– Bogota: Carrera 13 # 26a – 47 floor 9th and 10th.
-Cali: Carrera 4 # 7 – 61 floor 5.
– Medellin: Calle 3 sur # 41 – 65 Office 501.
-Barranquilla: Carrera 51 b # 80 – 58 Office 1601.
-Bucaramanga: Calle 44a #29a – 05. 2nd floor. Sotomayor neighborhood.

The attention hours for the cancellation of the money is from Monday to Friday from 8 am to 11 am Payments will be made by cashier’s check, although a credit to the account by bank transfer may also be requested.

For those who have won the grand prize pool of Baloto or Revancha, they must contact the Fiduciaria de Occidente in Bogotá to schedule an appointment.

It is important to take into account that if the prize is not claimed within 365 days after the draw, it will be transferred to the health sector, in accordance with article 12 of Law 1393 of 2010, and can no longer be collected.

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*This content was made with the assistance of artificial intelligence, based on information from the National Gaming Operator (ONJ) ​​​​and articles from EL TIEMPO, and was reviewed by a journalist and an editor.