As per the South China Morning Post, Last Friday Mark Six draw succeeded in generating the recording breaking revenue of $44.1 million. Three fortunate Hong Kong citizens have won $5.7 million each in the lottery, before this in the year 2003 one lucky lottery player won the jackpot of $9.1 million, this was the record in the history of Hong Kong Jockey Club.
Mark Six ask players to select a set of number from 1 to 49, Hong Kong citizens are not allowed to play in casino. But still Hong Kong Jockey Club have legal wagering on horse racing and football, the interesting point here is that in Hong Kong, Mark Six lottery gambling is allowed.
Until now, a $17 millions was considered as a massive cash prize in lotto jackpot in Hong Kong, as compared to this American and European lottery offers much higher jackpot. Last January a shared jackpot of $355 million was awarded by Mega million lottery. In addition to this, The Spanish Christmas Lottery reaches up to $3.27 billion in 2010.