Among the many gambling games in Singapore, Lottery Singapore is the second most popular. It is a legal and reliable option for gamblers. Besides that, it is a fun way to win. The lottery is organized by Singapore Pools, which is a government-owned company. Moreover, its tickets are cheap.
It is available in local shops and online. It also allows overseas residents to play it. However, this is a very unusual practice. Depending on the prize draw, winnings can be big.
The Singapore Toto Lotto has been around for four decades. It is the only legally available lottery service in the country. The first version was a 5/49 game, but changed to a 6/45 format in 1997. In 2014, the prize went up to SGD$1 million.
In Toto, players choose six numbers from 1 to 49. If three or more of the numbers match the drawn numbers, they win. The jackpot prize goes to the player who matches all six. If no one wins, the jackpot rolls down. In this lottery, the odds of winning are one in 13,987,816.
The Singapore Sweep lottery is run by Singapore Pools. Its results are announced every Monday and Thursday at 6.30 pm. The ticket can be purchased for $3. The winner has to present a valid identification card to claim his prize. If the prize is not claimed within 180 days, the unclaimed prize is channelled to donations.
The 4D lottery is also held by Singapore Pools. The prizes are very high and there are several ways to win. Buying lots with others is a good strategy to increase your chances of winning.