In Singapore, a lot of people like to play the lottery. This is because there are chances to win millions of dollars.
You can find out about the lottery by visiting the official website. There you can also read about the previous draws and tips on how to win. The site is easy to use and it has plenty of information.
You can purchase tickets for the lottery at retail stores, as well as online. However, there are certain restrictions. For example, minors are not allowed to buy tickets. It is important to understand the odds before you start playing.
In addition to the jackpot prize, you can also earn a prize if you have three or more winning numbers. For example, you can win SGD$6 if the final two digits of the ticket number match one of nine winning two-digit numbers.
The minimum bet for the Singapore Lottery is $1. This includes goods and services tax. To pay, you can write a cheque with your full name and tax reference number on the reverse side. After three working days, the payment will be processed.
In 2014, the jackpot prize increased from SGD500,000 to SGD1 million. In addition, the format of the game changed from 5/49 to 6/49.
Singapore Pools, the government-owned lottery operator in Singapore, handles the games. Aside from the lottery, the company also offers 4-Digits and Toto.
Singapore Pools also operates the Singapore Sweep. This game is held on the first Wednesday of each month. Tickets for the Sweep cost $3.