History of Satta Matka

This game is a gamble by the people, which is also known as satta matka

or matka gambling, people have been playing this game since before the independence of India

Initially its name was not Satta Matka

it was earlier known as 'Ankara Jugar' (Pair of Numbers)

It was started in 1945. In early times, satta was played on the cost of cotton

which was sent by teleprinter from the New York Cotton

Exchange to the Bombay Cotton Exchange. At that time

betting was done on the starting and closing prices of cotton

In the early days, betting was done on the opening and closing rates of cotton in the early days