Almost 100 people became millionaires following the results of the lottery in Russia

In Russia, in the New Year’s lottery, in addition to 1 billion rubles, which won a ticket from Moscow, prizes of 1 million rubles were awarded. These winnings will be received by 99 people, they said on January 2 in the Stoloto press service.

“In addition to 1 billion rubles, 105 prizes of one million rubles were drawn,” RIA Novosti quoted the message as the organizer of the lottery.

The remaining six million prizes divided among themselves several tickets.

Moscow and the Moscow region have become leaders in the ranking of the most fortunate regions in terms of the number of millionaires: here, 20 residents each won 1 million rubles each. Also in the top luck regions came Bashkiria, St. Petersburg, Rostov, Sverdlovsk and Novosibirsk regions.

28,801,695 tickets participated in the New Year draw, the sum of all winnings amounted to 3 507 979 503 rubles.

Earlier it was reported that the winner, who won in Moscow 1 billion rubles in the New Year’s Stoloto lottery, will receive the amount minus 13% income tax. Money will be transferred to the account indicated by the winner.