Lottery Singapore is a regulated lottery operator that offers a variety of popular games. Players can buy tickets online, at physical outlets or through overseas agents.
Lotteries in Singapore are legalised and governed by the Tote Board. It oversees Singapore Pools, which operates 4D and Toto lotteries, as well as sports betting.
The amount of money spent on lottery and sports bets grew 40 per cent in the last financial year to reach $9.2 billion, a report from The Straits Times showed in December 2022. The increase was attributed to relaxed Covid-19 measures and the resumption of sports tournaments around the world.
Problem gambling in Singapore is also a concern. According to Mr Chua, a member of the House of Representatives, individuals who engage in this behaviour must exercise self-restraint and seek professional help from the National Council on Problem Gambling. He said family members could also apply for a family exclusion order to suspend an individual’s online betting account, and encourage their loved one to avoid over-bets.
TOTO, the cheapest of all lottery games available in Singapore, costs $1 and requires players to choose six numbers. These numbers are then drawn from a pool of 49, and winning prizes are awarded to those who match all six.
TOTO also has two additional entry form offerings that can boost your odds of winning, but come at a price. These include system bets and Lucky Dip options. While these forms may give you a better chance of winning, they are more expensive than other international lotteries with bigger jackpots.