Billionaire investor Bill Ackman has gone short the Hong Kong dollar in his latest trade. The investment manager is betting that the currency’s dollar peg will break as interest rates rise. Veteran trader Boaz Weinstein praised Ackman’s bet as a 200-to-1 “smart lottery ticket” – but others have warned that the bet is unlikely to pay off.
Mark Six Lottery Overview: A 6 out of 49 lotto game
The Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC) operates the Mark Six lottery as a subsidiary alongside its primary business of horse racing. The HKJC was founded in 1884 and has long been one of the largest and most successful horse race organizations in the world.
Mark Six Jackpot: HK$100 million
The jackpot in the Hong Kong Mark Six Lottery is a very attractive sum of money which attracts a lot of players. The prize is awarded to an individual who manages to win all six of the main Mark Six numbers drawn in the thrice weekly draw.
You can buy tickets for the Mark Six lottery from a variety of retailers in Hong Kong including authorized HKJC Lottery Agents and online. It is important to make sure that any retailer you use is both legitimate and authorized – otherwise you could be at risk of losing out on your prize should the lottery company subsequently go bust or be forced to close its operations due to financial losses.
Playing the Hong Kong Mark Six Lottery: The easiest way to play is to visit an authorised HKJC retailer or an online Lottery Agent who can purchase your Mark Six Lotto tickets on your behalf. Then simply select your 6 numbers and watch the results appear on your screen – you could well be the next big winner!