Lottery Singapore is a form of gambling in which participants purchase tickets to win cash prizes. It is operated by a government-owned subsidiary company called Singapore Pools, and is the only legal lottery operator in the country. The company also operates the only legal association football and motor racing betting in the city-state.
Winnings from betting or lottery are taxable and should be declared in your income tax return. The amount of your winnings is determined by the number of tickets you purchased and the total prize money for the draw you took part in. The more numbers you match, the higher your winnings. You can view your results and history on the Singapore Pools website.
According to a police report, more than 55 people have fallen victim to scammers who impersonate religious figures and request money transfers. Police are urging the public to be cautious and never give out personal details on WhatsApp or other social media platforms.
A retired cartographer, Tan has used her windfall wisely. After settling her debts, she continues to plot out maps on her computer and takes on freelance work. She has also spent much of her money on renovating her apartment and spending time with family. Her husband, who works in a restaurant, is equally frugal. The couple are determined to keep their spending within reason, despite a growing family. They do not plan to buy a new car, a boat or a second flat.