Ticket number 832,442, purchased in Mexico City, was the winner this Wednesday of the highest prize in the National Lottery draw for Mexican Independence Day: a box at the Azteca Stadium with a value of 20 million pesos (one million dollars).
The first prize was the only one insured, that is, if the winning ticket had not been sold, the process would be repeated and it would be sung as many times as necessary until a winner came out.
“Our system confirms that (the ticket) It was arranged by electronic means but the winner of the award is in Mexico City“, Said the organization at the end of the raffle, which was broadcast live from the main headquarters of the National Lottery, located on the emblematic Paseo de la Reforma.
The draw was held on the occasion of Independence Day, a day of celebrations throughout the city prior to the Cry of Independence proclaimed at night by President Andrés Manuel López Obrador on the balcony of the National Palace.
In addition to the box, which is currently owned by the National Lottery itself, A total of 22 prizes were raffled off, which in this case are real estate -most of which were confiscated from organized crime. in various states – between houses, apartments, ranches and lots.
The draw was held in the emblematic building “El Moro” and started with the music of the Banda de Tlayacapan, from the central state of Morelos, one of the oldest in the country, whose members performed various pieces of the traditional repertoire dressed in typical regional costumes.
Afterwards, he introduced himself to the authorities present, the national anthem was heard and the bell to start the draw was rung to make way for the emptying of the number and the appearance of the “screaming children” in charge of singing the winning numbers.
For the draw two million “little pieces” were sold with a value of 250 pesos (12.55 dollars) each.
President Andrés Manuel López Obrador invited two weeks ago to buy one, two or three raffle tickets, which he described as “very attractive” for those who are football fans.
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