How to Win the Thai Lottery

The official Thai lottery is drawn twice a month and is administered by the Government Lottery Office. It is one of only two forms of legalised gambling in Thailand. While many foreign visitors are tempted to take part in the lottery, they should understand that there is a lot of risk involved. For this reason, it is important to choose the right amount of money to spend on tickets before deciding to try your luck.

Tickets are usually six digits in size and are printed on special chemical paper. The government prints 70 million tickets each year, of which 27% are distributed to organizations for the handicapped. These organizations then distribute the lottery tickets to local retailers with disabilities. There are estimated to be thousands of blind lottery sellers in Thailand.

In order to claim your prize, you must present your winning ticket and Thai identification card or passport to the government lottery office. You will also need to pay stamp duty if you win the lottery. This is compulsory for all lottery winners, regardless of how much they win. In the case of government lotteries, the stamp duty is only 0.5%, while it is 1% for charitable lotteries.

The drawing of the Thai lottery is broadcast on national television and radio. The first and sixteenth dates of every month are when the results are declared. Depending on your location, you can watch the results live if you are lucky enough to win the lottery. หวยอาม่าให้ลาภ can also check out the results on the official website of the Government Lottery Office.

The prize money is paid out to lottery winners in either check or NETT forms. Those with prizes over 20,000 baht must pay a 1% withholding tax. The GLO also sells tickets to 14760 authorized retail vendors across the country. They are open Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 3 pm, except for public holidays.

After a military government took power in Thailand in 2014, lottery reform became a top priority. In 2015, the government introduced a maximum price for lottery tickets. Tickets considered lucky were being sold for far more than the law allowed. Some Thais are reluctant to purchase lottery tickets from sub-vendors, because they are not sure of their authenticity.

The next draw of the Thai lottery will be held on 16th September 2022. The results will be posted before 3 PM. Sometimes, it takes the lottery office some time to post the results. To check the results, visit the official website of the Thai Lottery. It is also possible to check the results using a direct URL.

The official legal price for a single ticket in the Thai lottery is 80 baht. Some vendors may sell tickets at a lower price but they must also follow the GLO’s rules about ticket pricing. If หวยอาม่าให้ลาภ charge more than the mandatory price, they may be subject to an investigation by the GLO. Ticket vendors can also sell a pair of tickets for 120 baht.