Powerball (South Africa) Lottery Results & Winning Numbers

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Latest Powerball Winning Numbers Table

Date Winning Numbers Jackpot
20 May 2022 02 14 19 24 39 09 R127,000,000
17 May 2022 15 24 32 35 46 11 R120,000,000
13 May 2022 09 14 15 35 49 13 R110,000,000
10 May 2022 22 38 42 48 49 16 R100,000,000
06 May 2022 04 14 30 34 38 14 R90,000,000
03 May 2022 24 26 35 39 44 20 R83,000,000
29 Apr 2022 05 10 25 34 50 16 R78,000,000
26 Apr 2022 02 20 38 43 46 09 R71,000,000
22 Apr 2022 13 20 30 38 42 09 R63,000,000
19 Apr 2022 12 25 26 28 43 08 R57,000,000
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The South African Powerball is one of the most popular lotteries in the region and why wouldn’t it? With uncapped jackpots that have reached impressive amounts in the past, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that people want to try their luck in it.

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About South Africa Powerball

South Africa Powerball was established in 2009. In the beginning, the players were required to pick five main numbers from 1 to 45, and one Powerball number from 1 to 20. It wasn’t until 2018 that the game format changed to what we know it as today.

How To Play the South Africa Powerball

To participate in the lottery, you need to pick five main numbers from 1 to 50, and one Powerball number from 1 to 20. To win, all the numbers you chose need to match the ones drawn.

Aside from the main game and draw, you can decide to play Powerball Plus, which is an additional chance to win some money. You don’t have to pick new numbers as the ones you chose for the main draw will be entered into the Powerball Plus game.

South Africa Powerball Drawing Schedule

The Powerball draws are held two times a week on Tuesdays and Fridays at 9:00 p.m. of the local time.

South Africa Powerball Payouts and Odds of Winning

Most prizes in South Africa Powerball are calculated on the pari mutuel basis, meaning that they depend on the ticket sales and the number of winners in each prize category only two are fixed. Here’s a short overview of both the prizes and the odds of winning:

  • 5 main numbers + the Powerball jackpot; odds are 1 in 42,375,200
  • 5 main numbers 5.19% of the prize fund; odds are 1 in 2,230,274
  • 4 main numbers + the Powerball 3.25% of the prize fund; the odds are 1 in 188,334
  • 4 main numbers 5.51% of the prize fund; odds are 1 in 9,912
  • 3 main numbers + the Powerball 6.23% of the prize fund; the odds are 1 in 4,280
  • 3 main numbers 5.19% of the prize fund; the odds are 1 in 225
  • 2 main numbers + the Powerball 3.90% of the prize fund; odds are 1 in 299
  • 1 main number + the Powerball R 15; odds are 1 in 57
  • Powerball R 10; odds are 1 in 35

The odds of matching any of the winning combinations in South Africa Powerball are 1 in 18.

South Africa Powerball FAQ

When Is the South Africa Powerball Drawing?

The South Africa Powerball drawings are held twice a week on Tuesdays and Fridays, at 9:00 p.m. of the local time.

Can I Buy the South Africa Powerball Ticket Online?

Yes, you can buy South Africa Powerball tickets online, thanks to online lottery concierge services. If you decide to purchase a ticket through them, an agent based in the country in which the lottery takes place will buy the ticket on your behalf and upload a scanned copy into your account.

If you end up winning, the lottery services will send you a notification so that you can start the claiming process. Smaller prizes usually are paid directly to your account. For bigger prizes, you might be required to claim them in person.

Please keep in mind that to participate in the lottery you need to be at least 18 years old.

What To Do if I Win the South Africa Powerball How To Claim the Prize?

The way in which you can claim your prize depends mostly on whether you bought a physical ticket or you purchased one through the internet. As we already mentioned, most prizes that you won by playing online will be transferred to your account.

Now, for the tickets purchased in-store. Prize up to R 2,000 can be claimed at any of the licensed retailers. Prizes between R 2,000 and R 49,999 can be claimed in Authorised Payment Centers. Lastly, prizes over R 50,000 can be claimed at National Lottery Regional Offices. What’s more, prizes can also be claimed by mail.

You have 365 days to claim your prize if you don’t, it will expire.

How Many Numbers Do You Need To Win the South Africa Powerball?

In order to win the highest prize in the South Africa Powerball, you need to match six numbers five main ones and the Powerball number. However, to win a lower tier prize it’s enough to just match the Powerball.

Has Anyone Ever Won the South Africa Powerball?

Yes, South Africa Powerball has already seen some winners. The biggest jackpot was won in June 2011 the lucky winner took home over R 102 million.

What if No One Wins?

South Africa Powerball doesn’t have a cap on its jackpot, which means that if no one wins, then the prize pool dedicated to the jackpot is moved toward the next draw and it continues to increase until someone finally buys the winning ticket.

What Are the Chances of the Top Prize?

The odds of winning the highest prize in the South Africa Powerball the jackpot are 1 in 42,375,200.

What Are the Overall Odds of Winning?

The overall odds of winning any prize in the South Africa Powerball are 1 in 18.

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