# How does Satta Matka work

A lot has been said and discussed about the game known as Satta Matka. Let us look at how to play this game. This is a game of pure luck and chance. Some people may have different opinions. This is how you play the game of Matka.

• You have to choose 2 sets of 3 numbers each from 0 to 9.
• You can repeat the numbers, but that reduces your chances of winning.
• Let us assume you choose 2, 5, and 9 in one set and 1, 6, and 7 in another set.
• Add these two sets individually.
• You get two different numbers now, 16 and 14.
• Ignore the number in the ten’s digit, Now you have two new numbers in 6 and 4.
• Your set now becomes 2-5-9-6-X-4-1-6-7
• The next step is to choose one number from the first set and one from the second. Assume you choose 5 and 7.
• The middle set of numbers 6-X-4 comprises your Jodi number. You can choose any combination you want. Assume you choose 6 from this set. You have the option to combine 6 with any of your earlier numbers to form a Jodi.
• Let us now assume your final choice is 5, 7, and 67.
• You can now place individual bets on these three numbers.
• Assume you place bets of INR 100 on 4, INR 1000 on 7, and INR 5000 on the Jodi number.

Let us see how the Matka results pan out. It was common in those days to call film or sporting celebrities to draw the winning numbers. One number used to be drawn at 9 pm whereas the other two are drawn at midnight.

Let us see what do you get in case your numbers right.

• If the first number drawn by lots happens to be 4 you win 9 times your initial bet. Hence, you get INR 900.
• The second number in this case is 7. Again, you get 9 times on your initial bet. Hence, you win INR 9000.
• The Jodi is also the same as you had bet. This lets you win 90 times your initial investment. Thus you stand to win INR 450000. Therefore you win a total of INR 459900. This is a handsome win against your bet of INR 6100.

This is the attraction in this game. Within a matter of a couple of hours, you win handsomely.

Of course, it goes without saying that you lose all your money in case the numbers do not come out as per your bets. See the probability of the numbers being exactly the same as you had predicted. The probability is very low. This is what makes the game ruin families. People have lost huge amounts in the hope that they might strike gold one day. However, the lure of gambling is such that the addiction is always present. People still place heavy bets on this game. There are computers that draw the winning numbers today. This is the how the game of Satta Matka works.