Turkey's huge New Year lottery prize will be 61 million liras ($15.7 million) this year, with tickets going on sale Nov. 29, it was announced Wednesday.
A National Lottery General Directorate official told Anadolu Agency the total prize amount will be 349.2 million Turkish liras ($89.9 million).
The second-highest prize will be 10 million liras ($2.57 million).
The draw planned to be held on Dec. 31.
Lottery tickets will be sold for 60 ($15.4), 30 ($7.7) and 15 Turkish liras ($3.8).
Last year's big prize was 60 million liras ($15.4 million) and was divided among four lucky winners.
The names of the winners were kept secret for security reasons.
Millions of Turkish people are getting ready to play for a titanic cash prize in the country's epic New Year lottery-prompting.
The national lottery was privatized in 2014 when a Turkish consortium of two companies won 10 years of operational rights by placing the highest bid at $2.7 billion.
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