South Africa PowerBall FAQs


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1. When does the South Africa PowerBall draw take place?

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.

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2. What time do South Africa PowerBall ticket sales close?

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.

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3. How do I win playing South Africa PowerBall?

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.

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4. Can I play South Africa PowerBall if I do not live in South Africa?

Yes, you can play SA PowerBall from all over the world. For more information, see the Buy Tickets page.

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5. If I win, how long do I have to claim a prize?

Prizes must be claimed within 365 days of the draw date.

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6. How old do I have to be to play to play South Africa PowerBall?

Players must be 18 or over.

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7. Are winnings on the South Africa PowerBall taxable?

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.

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8. What are the odds of winning a prize on South Africa PowerBall?

The odds of winning the jackpot are 1 in 24,435,180. The odds of winning a prize on the SA PowerBall are 1 in 18.

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9. Does the South Africa PowerBall have a rollover limit or jackpot cap?

No, there is no jackpot cap in place, which means the top prize will roll over until it is won.

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10. What is the biggest jackpot ever won on the South Africa PowerBall?

The biggest ever win on the SA PowerBall to date was R102,016,595, which was won on Friday 3rd June 2011.

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11. When is the next South Africa PowerBall draw?

The next SA PowerBall draw is on the Tue 22nd August.

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12. What does the South Africa PowerBall jackpot currently stand at?

The SA PowerBall currently stands at R.

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13. What is PowerBall Plus?

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.

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14. When do South Africa PowerBall Plus draws take place?

The PowerBall Plus draws take place shortly after the main PowerBall draw every Tuesday and Friday night at 21.00 SAST.

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15. Where can I find the latest PowerBall Plus results?

You can view the most recent results on the PowerBall Plus Results page.

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