Lottery Hongkong is one of the most popular lottery games in the world. It has a jackpot that increases every week and a progressively increasing prize structure. It is also very safe to play, and has no chance of cheating or fraud.
Mark Six (HK6 / 49)
The Mark Six lottery is a 6/49 pick-6 game with a jackpot that has progressively increased over the years. It is organized by the Hong Kong Jockey Club and is drawn thrice per week on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday evenings.
It has 6 prize tiers and a jackpot that is awarded to someone who gets all of the main numbers correct. It has a minimum jackpot of 8 million Hong Kong dollars and is constantly growing.
Buying Mark Six tickets is very simple, and can be done online or in-person at any licensed lotto retailer. Bets are accepted until 15 minutes prior to the drawing.
The jackpot is won by getting all of the main numbers correct, with an extra number that is picked each time a draw takes place. If no winner is found for the first or second prizes, the prize pool rolls over to the next drawing until a winner is discovered.
Smuggling a Boatload of Mark Six Lottery Tickets
A ship that was being used for smuggling lottery tickets containing around 16,000 tickets was intercepted by Hong Kong customs officials in waters west of the city on Wednesday. The vessel was believed to be headed for China and Macau. The customs department said the smuggled ticket were worth at least HKD10 each, based on their face value.