The SA PowerBall is drawn at 21.00 local time every Tuesday and Friday evening. If the draw falls on a bank holiday, such as Christmas, it will be rescheduled.
Ticket sales for the South Africa PowerBall close at 20.30 local time on the draw date and reopen shortly after the draw so that players can buy tickets for the next one.
To win the jackpot on the SA PowerBall, players must match all five balls and the PowerBall. However, to win a prize, players need only match the PowerBall.
Yes, you can play SA PowerBall from all over the world. For more information, see the Buy Tickets page.
Prizes must be claimed within 365 days of the draw date.
Players must be 18 or over.
Winnings are paid out in tax-free lump sums in South Africa. Players that have played online are advised to check with a local tax consultant to find out if they are responsible for any taxes on their potential winnings, as personal circumstances and the country in which the game was played can impact on how winnings are taxed.
The odds of winning the jackpot are 1 in 42,375,200 . The odds of winning a prize on the SA PowerBall are 1 in 18. Have a look at the PowerBall Prizes page for a full list of the odds of winning in each prize tier.
No, there is no jackpot cap in place, which means the top prize will roll over until it is won.
The biggest ever win on the SA PowerBall to date was R102,016,595, which was won on Friday 3rd June 2011.
The next SA PowerBall draw is on the Tue 11th December.
The SA PowerBall currently stands at R18,000,000.
PowerBall Plus is a supplementary game to South Africa PowerBall that offers players more chances to win for a small additional fee of R2.50 per entry. Similar to the main game, there are nine ways to win and to join PowerBall Plus, players must mark the 'PowerBall Plus' option on their ticket.
The PowerBall Plus draws take place shortly after the main PowerBall draw every Tuesday and Friday night at 21.00 SAST.
You can view the most recent results on the PowerBall Plus Results page.
To win the jackpot, you need to match five main numbers plus the PowerBall number. Visit the Prizes page for more information.
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