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PowerBall FAQs

You can find the answers to the most frequently asked questions about South Africa PowerBall and PowerBall Plus on this page. Visit the information page for more in-depth guides to the game, or contact us if you still can’t find an answer to your query.

When does the South Africa PowerBall draw take place?
What time do ticket sales close?
How do I win a prize?
What counts as matching the Powerball?

Monday February 26th 2024
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How does the draw work?
How are prize amounts calculated?
Can I play if I do not live in South Africa?
If I win, how long do I have to claim a prize?
How do I claim prizes?
What happens to unclaimed prizes?
How old do I have to be to play to play?
Are winnings taxable?
What are the odds of winning a prize?
Does PowerBall have a rollover limit or jackpot cap?
What is a guaranteed jackpot?
What is the biggest jackpot ever won?
When is the next draw?
Where can I watch drawings?
What does the jackpot currently stand at?
How much does it cost to buy a ticket?
What is PowerBall Plus?
What is the difference between PowerBall and PowerBall Plus?
Can I play PowerBall Plus on its own?
Why are the prizes different?
When do PowerBall Plus draws take place?
What happens if my ticket is lost, damaged or stolen?
Can I play in a syndicate?
When did PowerBall start?
How much of the money from ticket sales goes towards prizes?
Can I stay anonymous if I win?