Lottery Singapore is a legal and regulated form of gambling that is conducted by Singapore Pools. It has been deemed safe by gambling authorities around the world and is available to Singapore residents and non-residents who have valid NRICs or employment/dependent passes. Players can play the lottery online through Singapore Pools website or at its outlets and authorised agents.
The lottery is one of the most popular forms of gambling in Singapore and is a major source of revenue for the country. The government regulates the industry and encourages responsible gambling by setting out minimum purchase and maximum bet limits. In addition, the National Lottery has established a Responsible Gaming Fund which is dedicated to helping problem gamblers and their families.
Toto (also stylised as TOTO) is a legally-regulated lottery game in Singapore and is operated by the state-owned subsidiary company Singapore Pools. It is the second most popular method of gambling in the country after 4-Digits and can be purchased from all Singapore Pools outlets. Draws are conducted every Monday and Thursday at 6:30 pm (Singapore time) or transferred to 9:30 pm in the event of a cascade draw.
The TOTO jackpot is won by matching all 6 numbers drawn, but it is possible to win smaller prizes by matching 3 or more numbers. The game is played with tickets costing $1 and there are a number of different ways to buy them, including at selected supermarkets and NTUC Fairprice outlets.