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A Pick Into the Small Gambling World of Satta Matka

Jan 16th 2015 at 10:06 PM

Satta Matka as a form of gambling is confined to the sub continent of India and Pakistan. Initially the game was based on the opening as well as the closing trends in the wholesale market of cotton in New York in United States. Later the same was discontinued and the game of Satta was confined to some imaginary trading processes on the basis of which the games are played today. This was also a novel way for continuing the legacy of Satta resorted by the promoters of the game.


Why is it Called Satta Matka

Satta is the Hindi name of betting or gambling and it is a form of lottery. Numbers were usually written and thereafter they were put inside large pot and that is the reason for the game being called as Matka. Annual winners were announced by drawing three chits from the Matka. In the past the game was played for five days only as the New York wholesale market worked for five days a week only. However, later with the introduction of the imaginary products as the stakes for wager, the game was played all the seven days a week. Since the game had betting with a pot it came to be known as Satta Matka.


Migration to other Areas

Initially the game and business was carried out from Mumbai and Ahmadabad. Gradually the game spread all over the country as illegal gambling network in which many international level punters started investing money. The business is still prevalent in new form. In its present form no matka is used and instead three playing cards are drawn in order to decide the number for the gambling of the day. Modernized form of Satta Matka is available online and many websites are sponsoring the game on the web. Thus the game has migrated from the small brick and concrete houses of the past to the modern online technological world. Only thing that has not changed is the predominance of luck of the player and that the game can financially make or break the life of the player concerned.

Major Locations

There are some major locations where the game is played with prominence. These are Kalyan, Milan, Main Mumbai and Rajdhani. Games are usually played in two slots of which one is in the morning and the other is in the night. Prospective players will fill out forms with choice of numbers and submit the same with the amount. This however will vary from one market to another. At the appropriate time three cards are drawn that indicates the winners of the game.

Catering to the modern day trend of gaming on mobile devices, the betting in Satta Matka is also available on mobile devices including tablets and smart phones. One of the recent trends is betting on cricket games and there are numerous stories of match fixing to win huge amount of money in the betting market. All said and done, when played with proper sense, betting in any form can earn huge money and at the same time it involves the risk of losing everything as well.

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