Before the July 7 drawing, Hong Kong lottery tickets had sold a record 1.71 million tickets. The audience at City Hall was tense as the draw was made. The Hong Kong Christian Welfare and Relief Council (CHWRC) was outraged. After the draw, another lottery sold 100,000 tickets within two weeks. The lottery is now a global phenomenon and attracting many players from all over the world. To make the most of it, you should familiarize yourself with its rules and winning numbers.
Unlike the US lottery, Hong Kong’s lottery is run by a government agency. A representative from the organization benefitting from the funds is allowed to watch drawing activities. They choose a box out of several and check the order and number of balls in the drawing machine. They confirm the results with a Justice of Peace. A representative from the organization also supervises the drawing activities. The Hong Kong lottery has been in operation for over 60 years and raises billions of dollars every year.
Mark Six is a 6/49 lottery. This lottery is organized by the Hong Kong Jockey Club and betting closes 15 minutes before the televised drawing. Mark Six is popular in Hong Kong and has gained worldwide recognition. In 2011, the lottery introduced seven numbers with prizes ranging from $10 to HK$50 million. The odds of winning the jackpot are one in 13,983,816. For more information, check out the Hong Kong Lottery Master Guide.