The jackpot for the Hong Kong lottery is higher than most in the world, ranging from HKD$8 million to HKD$100 million. The jackpot also includes a special feature called Snowball Pool, which is added at random during certain public holidays and festivals. In addition to the usual lottery results, a winner of this game will also receive an email notification. Listed below are some of the features of Lottery Hongkong.
The Hong Kong lottery has been running since 1866, raising funds for public works projects and charitable causes in the city. It is run by the Hong Kong Post, and is regulated under the Government Lotteries Ordinance, which prohibits gambling in all forms. Although the lottery industry in Hong Kong is largely legal, some people have raised allegations of racial discrimination. The rules and regulations for Lottery Hongkong are very strict.
The Hong Kong Jockey Club announced the Mark Six draw twice a week, as opposed to the usual three times. This lottery format has become popular in Hong Kong, and has gained international recognition. In 2011, there were seven numbers drawn, resulting in a jackpot of HK$400 million for those who get all six main numbers. The Mark Six draws are televised and betting closes 15 minutes before the drawing.
The Hong Kong lottery has been held in the Victoria Theatre for several years. The prize money was announced on 12 August and 11 September, and was distributed during these days. In addition, people who matched five or six numbers will be paid the top prize. The top prize for matching five or six numbers can reach up to HKD$100 million! But what’s better than a chance to win millions? It’s not as simple as picking a lucky ticket.