Mauritius is not only popular as a tourist desitination, but this beautiful country has a lot going including a great national lottery which offers punters an opportunity to win great prizes. What makes the lottery industry in Mauritius great is the sense of security it gives to punters because lottery in Mauritius is fully regulated and legalized.
Lottery in Mauritius dates back to the year 1940 when the first Mauritius Lotto draw was held at L’Hotel de Ville de Rose Hill. Government-run lottery games have been in existence right from 1940. The Lottery Committee was launched under the Gambling Regulatory Act of 2007, which repealed the Gaming Act of 1973.
The licence of Mauritius National Lottery was awarded to Lottotech Ltd in November 2009 by the Gambling Regulatory Authority and the only game authorised by the Board as at date is the lotto 6/40 game. According to lottotech, the Mauritius National Lottery has generated over Rs 4 Billion in sales and this shows how popular lottery is in this country, a total of 180 lucky punters have won jackpot prizes exceeding Rs 1 Million, thats a lot of millionares there.
What are the popular lotteries in Mauritius?
Mauritius Lotto 6/40
The Mauritius Lotto 6/40 is a popular draw game in Mauritius which began on 7 November 2009. In order to play this popular game, you must choose a total of 6 numbers from 1-40, in order for you to win, you must match all the six of your selected numbers with the drawn ones. The draws for the Mauritius lotto 6/40 are held once a week on Saturdays. To win this lotto draw, you must beat the odds of 1 in 3,838,380.
The Green lottery is a popular draw game in Mauritius which offers you with one weekly draw on Fridays. In order to play, you must select a total of 7 numbers from a number range of 1 – 28 and 1 colour out of 4 on a grid. Please note that this is pool betting and the prizes to be won a parimutiel.
The Mauritius Lotto is the national lottery in Mauritius which is operated by Lottotech Ltd since November 2009 after it was given the license to operate by the Gambling Regulatory Authority. Ever since the lottery was launched, it has created so much interest among the Mauritian population and a lot of people have won amazing jackpot prizes. The good thing about this lottery is that you do not only win money for hitting the jackpot, but there are a total of four prize categories for correctly predicting three, four, five and six numbers. The Mauritius Lotto is a single set game which means that there is no bonus ball. One of the main reasons why the lotto is loved is that the odds of winning are quite favourable as it uses the matrix 6/40.
How do you play the Mauritius Lotto?
Playing the Mauritius Lotto is quite easy, you must simply choose 6 numbers from 1-40 and if your selected numbers match the drawn ones, you will be the jackpot winner. When participating in the Mauritius Lotto 6/40, you can choose the numbers by either selecting your own numbers or by choosing the “Quick Pick” option for random selections. Please note that you can win for correctly predicting a minimum of three numbers.
When are the Mauritius Lotto draws conducted?
The Mauritius lotto has a single drawing which is held once a week on Saturdays at 17h00 with the results getting published at 19h30 on the same night.
Who can bet on the Mauritius Lotto?
Anyone who wishes to bet on the Mauritius Lotto can do so using numerous bookmakers or online lottery agencies around the world but please note that you will be betting on it as lucky numbers.
What are the odds of winning the Mauritius Lotto?
The Mauritius Lotto is a winnable lotto because the odds of winning the Mauritius Lotto jackpot are 1 in 3,838,380, these odds are great when compared to many other lotteries around the world.