Hong Kong - Mark Six Lottery Information

Guess Range 6/49
Hosted in Hong Kong
(Local draw time)
Jackpot Type CASH
Tax Requirement At present, we do not offer ticket purchasing service for this lottery online. To check your liability for taxation at source, we urge you to check the website of the official operator. Check the tax laws in your country of residence for any further local taxation you may be subject to.

Chances to win Hong Kong - Mark Six

Divisions Match Winning Odds
1 Prize 6 1:13,983,816
2 Prize 5+1 1:2,330,636
3 Prize 5 1:54,201
4 Prize 4+1 1:44,393
5 Prize 4 1:1,032
6 Prize 3+1 1:2,436
7 Prize 3 1:57

Hong Kong - Mark Six Information

Hong Kong Mark Six Lotto offers uncapped jackpots with amazing rollover potential and special “Snowball” draws that follow the main events of the Chinese lunar calendar, adding festive funds to the lottery’s attractive prizes.

Hong Kong Mark Six History

Hong Kong’s Mark Six Lotto’s popularity has not subsided since its founding in 1975. Hong Kong locals create a loyal following for the lottery. This is evident in the fact that there are often 24 million entries to the lotto’s big draws, while there are only 7 million people living in Hong Kong. Founded by the Hong Kong Jockey Club, Mark Six is the official lottery of Hong Kong and, in addition to doling out thousands of prizes on a regular basis, allocates much of its profits to local charities.

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The Mark Six Lotto holds special Snowball draws four or five times a year, coinciding with seasonal or national holidays. A small percentage of each Mark Six Lotto ticket cost is saved for Snowball draws and when they take place, these extra funds are added to the jackpot prize.

In 2011, Mark Six saw its largest jackpot payout of HK$133.5 million which was split evenly between three winners. Not long afterwards, in January 2012, one player took home an HK$86 million prize, the largest jackpot won by a single participant.

Hong Kong Mark Six Lotto Rules

To participate in Mark Six Lotto, choose 6 numbers from a guess range of 1-49. A bonus ball (extra ball) is drawn from the same range as the regular guess set and is counted towards secondary prizes. The bonus number cannot contribute towards a jackpot prize. Check lottery results for more than 70 world lotteries.

Winning the Hong Kong Mark Six Lotto

Mark Six Lotto has seven prize categories, and a first prize ticket must successfully match all six numbers in the main draw to claim the jackpot. The bonus number creates more winning opportunities for players to take home secondary prizes. Mark Six Lotto promises an HK$ 8 million starting jackpot, and offers great winning odds. In fact, 1:57 entries win the seventh prize category.

Mark Six Anecdotes

Lucky Patriotism- The people of Hong Kong love the Mark Six so much that it is often said that one who does not enter the lottery is not a true citizen. Unlike other Asian lottery draws, Hong Kong broadcasts the drawing live on public television which creates national interest and making it a favorite in the region. When the jackpot rises to staggering heights after weeks of rollovers, such as in Spring 2011, long lines form at lottery offices, oftentimes wrapping around the block. Many superstitious Hong Kong residents travel to the other side of the city to purchase their tickets from an office where a previous winning ticket was bought.

Learn About Mark Six Hong Kong Lotto Draws

Mark Six Hong Kong Lotto’s easy to play format and seven prize categories have made it a lottery favourite. The Hong Kong population of 7 million has been know to buy as many as 24 million lottery tickets for a single draw. To play Hong Kong Lotto, enter six out of 49 numbers into one of the three weekly draws. Click here to check the Mark Six Results!