Lottery Singapore is well-known all over the world for being a country that loves to gamble. But not all gambling is legal. For instance, minors cannot play the lottery and can only buy tickets from licensed merchants. Nevertheless, this does not stop people from trying to get rich. Some even go as far as to try to cheat the lottery to win more money. But, this can get them in trouble with the authorities.
According to police, at least 55 people have fallen victim to a lottery scam that is supposedly run by religious figures. The scammers usually approach their victims through unsolicited messages on WhatsApp and other social media platforms. In their messages, they claim to be affiliated with a particular religion and ask the victims if they want to be blessed with wealth.
The lottery game known as TOTO was first launched in 1968. It is a state-owned lottery operated by Singapore Pools, the only legal lottery operator in the country. It is the second most popular form of gambling in Singapore after 4-Digits. Tickets for the lottery can be purchased from any of the Singapore Pools outlets in the country. The draw takes place every Monday and Thursday at 6:30 pm. However, if there is a cascade draw, it will be moved to 9:30 pm.
A lottery is a game of chance wherein winnings are determined by drawing numbers to match combinations. Typically, the odds of winning in this type of game are low. However, players can improve their chances by picking numbers that are less likely to be picked by others. Also, they should avoid choosing numbers that are associated with dates or vehicle number plates.