Lottery Hongkong is a lottery game organized by the Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC). The game comes with 6 prize tiers and a jackpot for those who get all their numbers correct. Each draw takes place 3 times a week on Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday. Bets are accepted until 15 minutes prior to the televised drawing. There are several types of bets: Forecast (Er Zhong Cai) – 1st and 2nd in correct order in the race. Tierce – 1st and 2nd in the first two legs. Treble – 1st, 2nd and third in correct order in both legs.
Smuggling is a lucrative business in China. A recent smuggling operation discovered by authorities involved Mark Six tickets. According to the news outlet HK01, the smugglers used a river to transport the tickets from Hong Kong to Macau and mainland China. It wasn’t clear if the smuggled tickets had been sold yet, but the total value of all of them was around HKD70,000.
The smuggled tickets are now in the custody of Customs and Excise. The HKJC will determine whether any of them are winners. If any are, the winnings will be paid into the winner’s account. The HKJC will also make a decision about how to proceed with the ticket smuggling case.
Despite the fact that the country’s economy is slowing, its gambling industry remains strong. Many Chinese gamblers have moved online to take advantage of the higher payouts available on sites that offer a variety of games. This has led to a proliferation of illegal operators that cater specifically to the Chinese market. The country’s regulators are now considering opening the country to foreign competition.