History of TOTO

TOTO (est. in 1968) is legalized officially as a lottery activity within the law which works and develops in Singapore, early became well-known under distinct appellations in many areas. Majorly held by the Singapore Pools – the only lottery firm is authorized to be active under the management of the authority in Singapore. Until April 2015, Toto was best-known as the second of the most illustrious appellations according to the Singapore and surrounding areas players. Its influence is just fewer than the 4-Digits.TOTO is always available in every Singapore Pools store across the country. 

Draws are accomplished and given the outcome on Monday and Thursday at 6.30pm (by SG time – Singapore Pool). The online drawing TOTO can be viewed at the Singapore Pools Main Branch at 210 Middle Road. The profit got from the revenue of TOTO will be gathered by the Singapore Totalizer Board (the owner of Singapore Pools) and to be presented for nonprofit organizations and other charitable purposes.

The consumers will make a choice of at least six numbers, each of these numbers will be combined in a sequence from 1 to 49. The numbers containing the winning results will involve six numbers and a number added. 

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Lucky purchasers who are able to be presented with the award when they have three or more numbers on a ticket matching with the seven numbers drawn. The value of the award will be up to according to the increase of the matched numbers.

The maximum amount for the matching numbers is seven (under the circumstances the winner gets the victory in group 1 and group 2 through the draw – this result will pop in just when this individual paid for a ticket of system 7 and above). As a result, in case you got six numbers on your ticket matching with the six numbers drawn (excluding the extra number), the chance of jackpot prize is available for you.

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TOTO was set up to manage the outspread unlawful betting in Singapore in the period of time in the 1960s. A handmade edition of TOTO was published on June 9, 1968. In 1981, “snowballing” was first presented. It accepted the increase of the top prize to raise from draw to draw. The entry mode of the process is come out publicly to let multiple wagers can be created even if the players just have a single coupon.

On May 19, 1986, TOTO was provided as an online game with assistance from the computers depended on a ‘5 out-of 49’ format. In 1988, the game replaced the ‘5 out-of 49’ format with the ‘6 out-of 42’ format. On July 1, 1997, the TOTO format had been improved by replacing the old format to a ‘6 out-of 45’ format.

The game offered a variety of common draws, involving the TOTO Millennium Draw (December 30, 1999), the Hongbao Draw (February 10, 2000) and the Mooncake Draw (October 6, 2006).

On October 17, 2014, TOTO was updated to a ‘6 out-of 49’ format. In September 2016, TOTO appeared online versions. 

Set up in 1968, the appearance of the TOTO game is considered to be the first form of the lottery since the forming time of Singapore Pools.

The appellation of ‘TOTO’ is taken from the first and last letters of ‘Totalisator’ and ‘Lotto’.

The game has proved its development throughout the years. The introduction of the snowballing was first offered in 1981along with the permission admitting the prize value to be up if no winners are confirmed. The System Entry selection was recommended later in the same year.

In June 1988, the format of the game was confirmed to be upgraded from a ‘5-out-of-49’ to a ‘6-out-of-42’ version. The top prize was grown up to an affirmed total of $300,000 later. The game was repeatedly adjusted in 1997 to a ‘6-out-of-45’ format consists of a Jackpot prize offered as $500,000.

In October 2014, TOTO was officially adjusted as its today format. Nowadays, six Winning Numbers and one Additional Number are drawn from the sequence of 49 numbers on each Monday and Thursday. The total of Jackpot value starts from $1,000,000.

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