Shillong Teer is an extremely popular lottery sport played in Meghalaya. This game is played from Monday to Saturday at the Polo Ground. Sunday is a public holiday and most people visit church on this day. The archery-based lottery is organised by the Khasi Hills Archery Sports Association, a group of 12 archery clubs. Shillong Teer is a legal lottery game governed by the Meghalaya Amusement and Betting Tax (Amendment) Act, 1982. Tickets for the Shillong Teer lottery are priced between Re 1 and Rs 100. Results of this lottery can be accessed at the official website of Meghalaya Teer-meghalayateer.com.
Winning numbers for the first and the second round of Shillong Teer will be announced at 04:15 pm and 05:15 pm respectively. Winners of this lottery are decided on the basis of the number of arrows shot in both the rounds.
A participant is allowed to shoot maximum 30 arrows in the first round and 20 arrows in the second round. Each participant will have to complete a single round of shooting within 5 minutes.
Winners of this archery-based lottery can take massive cash prizes home. First round winner gets Rs 80 for every Re 1 spent on a number while the second round winner gets Rs 60 for every Re 1 spent on a number.
In case a participant is able to guess the numbers for both the rounds successfully, it is called a 'forecast' and they get Rs 4,000 for every Re 1 spent.
Besides this, Juwai Teer, Khanapara Teer and Ladrymbai Teer are other popular archery-based lotteries organised in the state.
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