The Lottery of Indonesia

With exotic food, mind-blowing beaches and luxurious resorts Indonesia tends to attract worldwide tourists and visitors. However, many people may not be aware that the country also sustains a strong and strict anti-gambling culture. Gambling is forbidden by law in Indonesia, and residents face stiff penalties for engaging in such activities. But despite the country’s strict laws, lottery games are still very popular.

Lottery is a type of gambling game in which numbers are randomly drawn to determine the winner. Often, the prize for winning a lottery is money or goods. In some cases, the prize is even a trip to another country. Regardless of the type of lottery, it is important to remember that there are risks involved in this type of game. If you are interested in playing this game, make sure to consult a professional before you begin.

A number of European and Asian online lotto sites report a large number of players from Indonesia. Although the government of Indonesia has blocked access to these websites, users can circumvent this by using proxies. These proxies are often used by people who want to play at sites that accept payments in IDR and do not offer the option of depositing in EUR or USD.

Stephen Woodcock is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Technology Sydney. He does not work for, consult to, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organisation that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond his academic appointment.