Lottery Singapore and Sports Betting
Lottery Singapore is one of the most popular forms of gambling in this country. Its huge cash prizes are enough to change someone’s life for the better. The jackpot prize for the Toto lottery is often higher than a million dollars. There are also other games such as Big Sweep, 4D, and Toto Hongbao that offer impressive prizes. However, the odds of winning are quite low. Fortunately, there are systems – even whole books – that help people improve their chances of winning.
After the COVID-19 restrictions were eased, Singaporeans rushed to spend more money on their favorite gambling activities. This led to record profits for lotteries and sports betting. The Tote Board’s last financial year saw SGD9.2 billion spent on bets for 4-D, Toto, and football. Moreover, the statutory body collected $125 million in casino entry levies.
A Gojek driver named Mr Cho, 48, said that he puts bets of up to $400 a week on football games. He buys his tickets at a Singapore Pools outlet in Toa Payoh Central. According to him, the outlet is a lucky one for him as it has been the venue of some big wins in the past.
Those who win big in Singapore Pools must claim their prize money within 180 days of the draw. If they do not, their winnings will be forfeited and channelled to donations and charitable grants managed by the Tote Board. To claim a prize, the winner must show his or her winning ticket at any Singapore Pools branch along with a piece of identification (NRIC for Singaporeans and PRs, passport for foreigners). It is also important to safeguard your PIN to prevent anyone from dishonestly accessing your eBetslip profile and E-Tickets.