A recent survey by the National Council on Problem Gambling showed that 44% of Singaporeans gambled at least once in 2019. This is a record high, and the most since the COVID-19 regulation was imposed in 2010.
As a result, lottery spending has increased. In fact, the total sum of bets for the 2018/19 financial year was SGD9.2 billion. This was 40% more than the previous year.
The spokesman for the Tote Board, the statutory body that regulates lotteries and horse races, said that after the easing of Covid-19 restrictions, the total amount of bets on the lotteries and sports betting products increased.
One of the most popular games in Singapore is the 4-Digits lottery, which is held twice a week. It offers 23 categories and a chance to win SG$3000.
It was first launched in 1968. In the early 2000s, it became the most popular game in the country.
In addition to the four-digit game, Singapore also has the Toto lottery. It draws six numbers and one “additional” number.
This game is known for its enormous jackpots. Its grand prize has recently been snowballed to $16 million. That’s the largest prize in Singapore Pools’ history.
The game is played every Wednesday and Saturday evening at 6:30PM. Players can buy a slip for $1. They can choose to play the whole set of numbers, or just pick random numbers between 0000 and 9999.
You can purchase Singapore lottery tickets online. This option is convenient, and saves time and money.