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How to Play Matka, Commonly Referred to as Satta

Satta is a broad word used to describe “betting” in India or Hindi. The game of Matka is sometimes referred to as Satta interchangeably because of it’s early popularity. If you are interested more in “betting” on such things as sports or casino we suggest you take a look at our homepage for more topics about betting online in India.

Where to go for Satta Matka Online for Real Money

Satta is not currently legal in India but it is still big business. A large majority of Indians are betting more and more with local bookies and more recently on the internet at casinos and internet bookies like for cricket and other sports or casino games. Lotteries have become more attractive online because they combine all lotteries on an international level so those from India can leverage their bets by only pick lottery cards where the jackpot is the biggest. India has a relatively small lottery jackpot while the US and EU countries have jackpots commonly in the 100′s of millions of Euros/USD. An example would be the compilation or countries at

How to Play Matka

Matka is a very simple game and essentially is a form of lottery. The game was founded by Ratan Khatri back in the 70′s and was popular up until the 90′s. The game is not played very much anymore, mostly in the regions of India and Pakistan. Instead many enjoy the lottery games more so these days.
Pick Numbers
You pick (3) three numbers from 0 – 9. For example 5,3,6 would be your first pick at random. To add more substance to the game the numbers are then added up (5 + 3 + 6) and a final number is given. In this example it is 14. You only use one digit of this number, the last one. In this example it will be the 4. So your first draw would be 5,3,6 *4.
A second set of numbers is also drawn. They are drawn in the exact same way as the first draw. As a random example lets assume the numbers 8,2,8. This gives us a total of 18, we again only use the last digit so our final pick for the second set of numbers is 8,2,8 *8
Our final card would look like this: 5,3,6 *4 X 8,2,8 *8. Here is an example card.

How You Win
To win at Matka Satta you have various options and rate payouts ranging from 9/1 to 999/1. A person can bet on the entire chance of all numbers being chosen to the first, last, or any other type of bet allowed by the Matka bookie. For this reason it can be an attractive game because of the payout multiples but the game is merely a game of chance and therefore can not be beaten. It requires all luck to win but many are superstitious about their numbers and always play them, just like the lottery games.

Fees and Odds

The Satta betting agent is only supposed to take a maximum of 5% of your wager amount assuming you win. Because the game is all luck and neither the agent nor the bettor has an advantage the bookie should take home 5% on every Rupee wagered. If heavy betting is being placed on a certain number, or combination of numbers and those numbers are picked it is very likely your bookie will vanish because he can’t afford to cover the wagers.
When the cards and numbers are picked, generally at 9pm and 12 at night the winners are declared. This is how a payout would occur.
Example of a 10 Rupees Bet
  • You choose the correct first number drawn: 9 X Your Wager of 10Rs = 90 Rs.
  • The second number you have chosen is drawn: 9 X Your Wager of 10Rs = 90 Rs.
  • You choose the middle number (the jodi) and the first number correct in combination: 90 X Your Wager = 900 Rs.

Conclusion on Satta – Matka

The game is still played by the big time enthusiasts that remember the days of Ratan having celebrities pull draws for him. The game has since lost most of its following and Indians have chosen the faster paced action of betting on cricket games via mobile devices or live dealer casinos on the internet. What ever happened to the legendary Ratan Khatri – Matka King? After his arrest in 1995, he had to discontinue his games and now crooks are running the game he loved so much by fixing the numbers. To this day, Khatri can be seen at the racetrack betting horses for only 5-10 Rs. A big fall from grace but his name remains legendary among Satta enthusiasts in Mumbai.

Matka is one of the most popular forms of gambling in India. It is close to the lottery in the way it is structured but is based on the value of playing cards drawn in two draws per day.
The attraction of matka is that a small amount of money can be turned into several thousand times that amount if the player is lucky enough to choose the right numbers.
In 2009 the BJP in Goa demanded that the state's casinos be closed but called for matka to be legalised. Dayanand Mandrekar of the BJP said that if the rich could gamble in casinos legally then the poor should be allowed matka gambling in a legal form too. “The government should now regularise matka without delay. In Goa, the lives of thousands of families are linked to matka. They should be allowed to gamble just likethe rich are," he said.
The police regularly crack down on matka operators in India's cities - it is a particularly popular form of gambling in Mumbai but matka is played throughout India - but it is widely accepted as one of the most prevalent and easy forms of gambling in India.
Matka operators are a multi crore business and there are often fierce battles for control of local matka markets. This has in the past led to killings and violence.
The advantage of online matka is that it can operate in a highly regulated environment with lots of checks to make sure everything is 100% honest. The draw can be done by independent outsiders and legal regulators can ensure that all winning players are paid on successful matka bets. We believe that Internet matka draws will eventually become India's most successful form of online gambling.


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