Aside from winning the main prize, people can also win other prizes through Lottery Singapore. Players can buy tickets at regional stores or online. It is imperative that you purchase the right lottery ticket to increase your chances of winning the jackpot. The numbers on the lottery ticket must match the results of previous draws. Otherwise, your winnings will not be matched in the next draw. In addition, you need to make sure that the weights of the balls on your ticket are correct. Incorrect weights will change the number of winning numbers and you could lose more than you spend.
The main lottery games in Singapore are Toto and 4D. In the early 2000s, 4D was the most popular game in the country. However, a new system was introduced whereby the numbers were drawn several times a week. This new system, known as Singapore Pools, is operated by the government.
The minimum lottery ticket price is one dollar, GST included. The prices increase as the number of matching numbers increases. The jackpot prize is a S$1 million prize. The odds of winning a prize in the lottery are one in thirteen hundred and sixty-four. Unlike live casinos, the lottery requires players to use their brains and analyse patterns in the winning numbers to increase their chances of winning a prize. Nevertheless, players can still win a prize with pure luck.
The Singapore Toto Lotto lottery was first launched in 1968. It had a cave-man-like look. Over four decades, the lottery grew and evolved. In 1981, the jackpot became a progressive jackpot with a rollover prize. In 1988, the jackpot was increased to SGD$500,000 and subsequently increased to SGD$1 million. As of 2016, the Toto lottery game is also available online.