There are nine prize tiers on offer on SA PowerBall, from which players can win a variety of prizes. The prize tiers are pari-mutuel, which means they are made up of a proportion of the prize fund and the final value of a prize awarded to players is dependent on ticket sales and the number of winners in that tier. Out of all the revenue generated by lottery ticket sales, 50% goes towards the prize fund, and of that 50%, the funds are distributed as follows:
|Prize Tier||Distribution of Winnings||Odds|
|Match 5 main balls + PowerBall||54.4%||1 : 24,435,180|
|Match 5 main balls||9.7%||1 : 1,286,062|
|Match 4 main balls + PowerBall||4.9%||1 : 122,176|
|Match 4 main balls||9.3%||1 : 6,430|
|Match 3 main balls + PowerBall||8.9%||1 : 3,133|
|Match 3 main balls||7.6%||1 : 165|
|Match 2 main balls + PowerBall||5.1%||1 : 247|
|Match 1 main ball + PowerBall||Fixed prize of R15.00||1 : 53|
|PowerBall||Fixed prize of R10||1 : 37|
The overall odds of winning a prize on the South Africa PowerBall are 1 in 18.
Prizes in this lottery are valid for 365 days from the draw date, so make sure to claim your prize as soon as you can. Unclaimed prizes are redistributed into a trust fund for good causes.
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