Singapore Pools is a state-owned lottery operator and the only legal bookmaker in the country. Its portfolio consists of 4-D, Toto and Singapore Sweep, as well as sports betting.
Lottery monies contribute to various initiatives in the island-state. These include funding for children’s and senior citizens’ care centres and National Sports Associations.
It is also a key supporter of the SCA, which helps promote sports and the culture of sport in Singapore. Its monies are also used to distribute prizes and cash among the winners of various sports tournaments in Singapore.
In terms of online gambling, there are several options available to gamblers in the country. These include playing on the SG website, the official mobile app and by visiting a local outlet.
The SG website is the most popular option for players, and it is a great place to start. It is easy to navigate and offers a secure platform for purchasing tickets.
In Singapore, betting on games such as 4-D and Toto has seen a dramatic surge in sums placed in the last financial year. According to media reports, the sums bet increased 40% in 2021/22 from the previous year’s high of $8.1 billion.