During the 1960s, the government decided to regulate the illegal gambling scene in Singapore. They established a lottery company and launched the Singapore Lottery in 1968. Today, the Singapore Lottery is one of the most popular lottery games in the world.
The Singapore Lottery offers numerous prizes for business and individuals. In order to participate, you need to select your numbers and buy your tickets. The lottery is available both online and offline. You can choose to buy your ticket from a local agent or from a retail outlet. You can also choose to have your numbers randomly generated for you.
The Singapore Lottery has three types of lotteries: 4D, Sweep, and Toto. The 4D lottery is the most popular game in Singapore. In this game, players can choose four digits to win a jackpot. Usually, 3.5 million tickets are sold for each game. The winners are notified by ordinary post.
The Sweep lottery offers a larger jackpot. The first prize is worth up to $2.3 million. This lottery was relaunched in 1998 with a new prize structure. In 2004, the first prize was doubled to $2 million. Moreover, the first prize for this game has been steadily increasing to $2.3 million in 2013.
The second most popular form of lottery in Singapore is Toto. The game is organized by Singapore Pools, which is the only legal lottery operator in Singapore. It is known by several names, including Toto and 99JITU TOTO.