A Singapore lottery can be an exciting way to spend a few dollars on a ticket. It offers you a chance to win one of ten special prizes. Or you can even go for the main jackpot. You’ll also receive a digital token that you can exchange for real world rewards.
Toto is one of the most popular gambling games in Singapore. First launched in 1968, the game is now available at any of the Singapore Pools outlets. In addition to the jackpot, there are ten consolation prizes to choose from.
In the last financial year, the Singapore Pools – Tote Board recorded an increase in betting, from SGD 6.6 billion to SGD 9.2 billion. Betting on sports and lotteries was also up.
Several lucky punters were able to strike it rich. Two men shared $10 million in January 2022, and another won $5.68 million in November.
The Singapore lottery is held by Singapore Pools (Private) Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Tote Board. The only legal company to run the lottery, it provides a legal route to gamble.
IGT Global Services has signed a six-year contract with Singapore Pools to provide its lottery system. Through the Aurora central system, IGT will be able to support a large number of transactions on a daily basis.
A spokesman for the Tote Board said that the amount bet on the lotteries and sports in the previous year increased after the country relaxed Covid-19 restrictions.