Kerala Pooja Bumper Lottery BR-76 Today Results: The Kerala state lottery department announced the results of the Pooja bumper (BR 76). The first prize winner is ticket number NA 399409 which bagged a whopping Rs 5 crore. The second prize worth Rs 10 lakh was won by ticket numbers NA 268233, RA 535110, RI 603364, TH 462980, VA 319301, while third prize worth Rs 5 lakh was won by ticket numbers NA 190418, NA 349987, RA 120684, RA 297246, RI 259750, RI 392591, TH 190977, TH 312201, VA 320946, VA 443558.
The consolation prize of Rs 1 lakh was won by ticket numbers VA 399409, RA 399409, TH 399409, RI 399409. The official results are available on keralalotteries.com.
Before this, Kerala State Lotteries had released the Thiruvonam or Onam bumper results recently and it carried the first prize of Rs 12 crore.
The Kerala government runs a slew of seasonal and daily lotteries which are extremely popular among the public and help shore up non-tax revenues for the administration. The lottery department was set up in 1967 and since its inception, it is one of the few government departments to have never recorded losses.
With seven daily and multiple bumpers draws, the lottery is one of the biggest cash flows in Kerala. The first lottery ticket in 1967 was sold for Re 1 and carried a top cash prize of Rs 50,000. The department has grown from a revenue of Rs 20 lakhs in 1967-68 to nearly Rs 9000 crores in 2017-18. Today, it sells the major Thiruvonam, Vishu, Puja, Monsoon, Summer bumper tickets along with daily-draw categories such as Akshaya, Sthree Shakti, Karunya, and Pournami.