South Africa Lotto

South Africa Lotto requires players to match six numbers correctly from a possible 52 to win the jackpot. A Bonus Ball is also drawn, providing a prize for those who match it with two main numbers and boosting prizes when matched along with three, four or five main numbers.

Lotto is drawn twice a week, on Wednesday and Saturday, offering chances to win in eight prize tiers, called divisions. If no one wins the jackpot, it rolls over and can continue to grow to large amounts, as there is no cap or limit in place. A fixed prize of R20 is awarded to players who match just two main numbers and the Bonus Ball.

This South Africa Lotto data includes all draws up to and including Wednesday 23rd October 2019. Chronology is used to distinguish ties.

South Africa Lotto Numbers (Last 10 Draws)

Draw Date:Winning Numbers: Draw Detail:
Wednesday 23rd October 2019
  • 9
  • 11
  • 15
  • 16
  • 20
  • 46
  • 40
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Saturday 19th October 2019
  • 8
  • 17
  • 27
  • 38
  • 48
  • 52
  • 30
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Wednesday 16th October 2019
  • 7
  • 8
  • 20
  • 21
  • 25
  • 33
  • 41
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Saturday 12th October 2019
  • 8
  • 13
  • 24
  • 25
  • 34
  • 48
  • 38
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Wednesday 9th October 2019
  • 3
  • 8
  • 27
  • 44
  • 49
  • 50
  • 7
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Saturday 5th October 2019
  • 2
  • 12
  • 23
  • 24
  • 25
  • 43
  • 17
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Wednesday 2nd October 2019
  • 8
  • 16
  • 18
  • 35
  • 37
  • 40
  • 12
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Saturday 28th September 2019
  • 3
  • 17
  • 24
  • 28
  • 42
  • 46
  • 14
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Wednesday 25th September 2019
  • 1
  • 2
  • 5
  • 6
  • 10
  • 49
  • 20
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Saturday 21st September 2019
  • 10
  • 22
  • 23
  • 29
  • 31
  • 41
  • 20
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South Africa Lotto Odds & Prize Draw Breakdown

Lottery Odds

Players must pick 6 balls from a pool of 52. (Bonus Balls are drawn from the same pool)

Numbers MatchedOdds (Rounded)
6 Main Numbers (Jackpot) 1 in 20,358,520
5 Main Numbers + Bonus Ball 1 in 3,393,087
5 Main Numbers 1 in 75,402
4 Main Numbers + Bonus Ball 1 in 30,161
4 Main Numbers 1 in 1,371
3 Main Numbers + Bonus Ball 1 in 1,028
3 Main Numbers 1 in 72
2 Main Numbers + Bonus Ball 1 in 96

Approx. Overall Odds: 1 in 38
View the FAQs for an explanation of how overall odds of winning are calculated

South Africa Lotto Draw Details

South Africa Lotto is drawn on the following days
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
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South Africa Lotto History

South Africa Lotto was established in March 2000 as the first game of its type to be played across the country. The game was initially drawn only on Saturdays until October 2001, when a Wednesday draw was added.

In 2015, Ithuba took over the licence to operate lottery games in the country. The lottery�s largest-ever jackpot was won on 27th January 2018, when four tickets split R110 million.


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