Latest Powerball Winning Numbers Table
|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|
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.