Lottery Hongkong is one of the world’s largest online lotteries. It is free to join and offers easy navigation. You can play with your computer, mobile phone, or tablet. The website also provides a live chat feature to assist you with your questions. There is a minimum purchase amount and maximum winnings limit.
When you play, you choose six numbers from a pool of 49. Each ticket costs HKD10. The Jockey Club lottery draw draws seven numbers. The first six are called the drawn numbers, while the seventh is called an extra number, or a half number. The payouts for 1st and 3rd division prizes are determined by the amount of tickets sold in that draw, but the prize pool is guaranteed to be at least HKD8 million.
Hong Kong lottery draws are held three times a week. The betting period for the drawing closes 15 minutes before the drawing. Since its establishment, Hong Kong lottery has changed its prize structure several times, adding seven numbers instead of six in 2011. If you’re lucky, you could win the grand jackpot! The odds of winning the jackpot are 1 in 13,983,816.
Besides the regular Match Six drawing, the lottery also holds special events such as the Snowball Draw. These events are usually held on public holidays or special occasions. The prize pool of these draws can reach up to 100 million Hong Kong dollars.