South Africa Powerball

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In South Africa's Powerball game, players must pick five main numbers from 1 to 45 and a single Powerball number from 1 to 20. To win a multimillion-rand jackpot, a player must match all five main numbers and the Powerball number drawn in the game. There are nine prize tiers in total, including a fixed prize of R10 for matching just the Powerball alone.

Draws are held twice a week in Johannesburg on Tuesday and Friday evenings. Players have 365 days from the date of the draw to claim any prizes won. Out of any unclaimed prize money, 50 percent is allocated to the National Lottery Distribution Trust Fund (NLDTF) to support good causes in South Africa.

This South Africa Powerball data includes all draws up to and including Tuesday February 21st, 2017 . Chronology is used to distinguish ties.

Prize Draw Information:

Last Jackpot

The last jackpot drawn on Tuesday February 21st, 2017 for South Africa Powerball was R5,918,541

The next estimated South Africa Powerball jackpot is R8,700,000
which will be drawn on Friday February 24th, 2017.

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South Africa Powerball Numbers (Last 10 Draws):

Draw Date: Winning Numbers: Draw Detail:
Tuesday February 21st, 2017
9
11
14
29
37
5
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Friday February 17th, 2017
9
20
23
39
42
6
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Tuesday February 14th, 2017
5
12
14
39
42
17
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Friday February 10th, 2017
1
12
21
24
42
5
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Tuesday February 7th, 2017
7
16
18
30
39
2
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Friday February 3rd, 2017
20
22
37
39
43
17
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Tuesday January 31st, 2017
2
9
31
40
45
3
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Friday January 27th, 2017
4
5
16
28
30
10
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Tuesday January 24th, 2017
7
19
33
35
39
5
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Friday January 20th, 2017
5
7
17
23
41
6
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South Africa Powerball Odds & Prize Draw Breakdown

Lottery Odds

Players must pick five balls from 1 to 45 and one Powerball from 1 to 20.

Match Odds of Winning
5 Main Numbers + Powerball (Jackpot) 1 in 24,435,180
5 Main Numbers 1 in 1,286,062
4 Main Numbers + Powerball 1 in 122,176
4 Main Numbers 1 in 6,430
3 Main Numbers + Powerball 1 in 3,133
3 Main Numbers 1 in 165
2 Main Numbers + Powerball 1 in 247
1 Main Numbers + Powerball 1 in 53
Powerball 1 in 37

Overall odds of winning any South Africa Powerball prize are 1 in 18.

South Africa Powerball Draw Details:

The South Africa Powerball lottery is drawn on the following days
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
No Yes No No Yes No No

South Africa Powerball History

The first South Africa Powerball draw was held on Friday 23rd October 2009, nine years after the establishment of the country’s own National Lottery. The game was launched to increase the funds contributed to good causes. Approximately 27 percent of all South African Powerball ticket sales are donated to the NLDTF.

The huge prizes offered by South Africa Powerball have made it extremely popular among lottery players. The largest recorded Powerball prize was won on Friday 3rd June 2011, sold to a ticket holder from the Free State province. Since June 2015, the game has been run by Ithuba Holdings, who replaced Gidani as the operators of the South African National Lottery.

In November 2015, an extra prize tier for matching just the Powerball was added to the game, reducing the overall odds of winning a reward. The price of a ticket increased from R3.50 to R5.00.


Page Last Updated: 22/02/2017 09:01:12

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