Here are the latest results and winning numbers for Powerball lotto in South Africa.

Draw Date
3 May, 2024
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Latest Lotto Results & Winning Numbers

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Winning numbers and Lotto tools

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About Powerball

SA PowerBall is an online game that uses a computerized terminal to track choices and verify prize claims.

With its massive jackpots and history of breaking jackpot records, the PowerBall game is rapidly becoming popular. Its most recent jackpot record was R232,131,750.

Powerball draws happen every week on Tuesday and Friday at 21:00 SAST.

How to Play PowerBall?

You can play Powerball by choosing 5 numbers from a guess range of 1 to 50 and one Powerball from 1 to 20 for the PowerBall jackpot draw which costs R5 per board. The PowerBall number must be matched to win the highest prizes when the main numbers are matched. Matching the PowerBall and all five main numbers results in winning the game’s grand prize.

PowerBall tickets are available from retailers all over South Africa. You only need to follow these steps to play in-store:

  1. Get a betslip at any authorized retailer.
  2. Pick one PowerBall from 1 to 20 and five numbers between 1 and 50. To have your numbers chosen at random, check the Quick Pick box on your bet slip instead.
  3. Play as many boards on the bet slip as you like.
  4. Between two and ten draws are available for you to choose from. If you only want to play one draw, leave the field blank.
  5. Choose whether you want to pay an additional R2.50 per line to add PowerBall Plus to your ticket.
  6. Pay for your ticket and keep your slip safe till the draw.
  7. To see if you are entitled to a prize, look at the winning numbers. Play as many boards on the bet slip as you like.

On days when there is no draw, tickets can be bought between 6:00 and 23:00 SAST, but on Tuesdays and Fridays, sales end at 20:30, which is 30 minutes before the draw.

The cost of a PowerBall line is R5, but the total cost of your ticket will vary depending on how many draws you want to enter, how many boards you played, and whether you also want to play PowerBall Plus.

How to Play PowerBall Online

You may also play PowerBall online via the national lottery website: https://www.nationallottery.co.za/. You can choose your numbers online by following these steps:

  1. Create your profile online.
  2. Choose your own numbers or go with a Quick Pick option.
  3. Pick the number of draws and lines you want to participate in.
  4. Confirm your purchase, then watch for the draw.

The benefit of playing online is that you don’t even have to worry about checking the results or keeping your ticket secure. Your information is kept private, and if you win a prize, you’ll be informed, and the money will be deposited directly into your online account.

Alternatively, you can participate in the Powerball through your bank app or online banking profile. Register to select your game, click “play now,” choose your numbers, and purchase your entry.

How to Win the PowerBall?

To win the jackpot, simply compare your 5 main numbers and the PowerBall number to the winning numbers drawn. But even if you didn’t match the jackpot winning numbers, you can win make sure PowerBall’s amazing secondary prizes.

The amount of money you win in PowerBall depends on how many of the nine prize dividends you match. Except for two of the prizes, all of the payouts are pari-mutuel, meaning that they are based on both the number of tickets sold and the number of winners.

The prize fund receives 48% of the proceeds from the sale of lottery tickets, and it is divided among the various prize categories.

How To Claim Your Powerball Winnings?

PowerBall prizes must be claimed within 365 days of the draw date. Licensed retailers are permitted to pay out prizes up to R5,000, but the claims procedure is dependent on how you played and how much you won.

You must visit an authorized payment center or one of Ithuba’s regional offices for larger payouts.

Over the past ten years, the South African National Lottery has awarded some incredible jackpots! Some of the top jackpots are:

  • 27 July 2021 – R158,035,648 (1 lucky winner)
  • 23 August 2019 – R141,343,181 (1 winner, identified as a 50-year-old man)
  • 19 February 2019 – R232,331,750 (1 ticket bought in Cape Town)
  • 3 July 2018 – R145,469,799 (1 ticket purchased in Evander, Mpumalanga)