Lottery Singapore is a popular form of gambling in Singapore, which offers a number of ways to win cash prizes. It is available at participating outlets and online. However, it is important to know the rules of the game and how to play safely.
Singapore Pools lottery (Private) Limited is the only legal operator of lottery games in Singapore. The company is licensed under the Gambling Regulatory Authority and is subject to certain terms and conditions.
Three main types of lotteries are offered by Singapore Pools: 4-D, Toto and Singapore Sweep. Each lottery has a different payout structure and tiers of cash prizes.
4D, or four-digits, is a fixed-odds game that originates from Germany and Singapore. It is operated by Singapore Pools and is drawn every Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday at 6.30 pm SG time.
Toto is a popular Singapore lottery that allows players to choose six numbers from 1 to 49. It is available at all Singapore Pools outlets and can be played online as well.
The odds of winning a prize in Toto are one in 13,983,816. The minimum jackpot is $2 million. The prize can be won if the player matches all six numbers or if he or she matched 3 of the 6 numbers and a bonus number.
In Singapore, all lotteries must be licensed by the Gaming Regulatory Authority. The agency assesses whether a company has the necessary qualifications to conduct the gambling activities and award prizes.