South Africa Powerball Plus FAQs
South Africa Powerball Plus can be played easily from wherever you are in the world via the Lotto Tickets page. If you are thinking of playing, this section will cover any questions you might want to ask about this great game.
Question: What is Powerball Plus?
Answer: Powerball Plus is a supplementary Powerball game which players can enter for a small additional fee of R2.50. A separate draw is held, randomly selecting five new numbers from 1 to 45 and one Powerball from 1 to 20. Players who have opted in use the same line as they entered in the main Powerball game, and can win prizes in nine different tiers.Back to Top
Question: When are South Africa Powerball Plus draws held?
Answer: South Africa Powerball Plus draws take place straight after South Africa Powerball draws, which happen on Tuesdays and Fridays at 9:00pm UTC+2..Back to Top
Question: When do South Africa Powerball Plus ticket sales close?
Answer: You must purchase your South Africa Powerball and Powerball Plus tickets by 9pm UTC+2 if you are buying them from an authorised retailer within South Africa. Players entering through an online concierge service will have to enter at least three hours in advance. It is recommended that you check with the service provider before buying tickets so that you don’t miss out on a draw.Back to Top
Question: How do I win a South Africa Powerball Plus prize?
Answer: Players must match at least the Powerball to win a prize on Powerball Plus. To win the jackpot, participants must match all five main numbers and the Powerball.Back to Top
Question: Is it possible to play South Africa Powerball Plus if I live outside of the country?
Answer: Yes. Players from around the world can enter South Africa Powerball and South Africa Powerball Plus through lottery concierge services. An agent based in the country will purchase your entries and send you a scanned copy. Smaller prizes are paid automatically and if you win a larger prize you will be notified immediately so you can start the claims process.Back to Top
Question: How long do I have to claim any South Africa Powerball Plus prizes?
Answer: Prizes expire 365 days after the winning draw, with 50 percent of the value of any unclaimed prize donated to good causes.Back to Top
Question: What is the minimum age to play South Africa Powerball Plus?
Answer: You must be at least 18 years old to play South Africa Powerball and South Africa Powerball Plus.Back to Top
Question: Will I pay tax on my South Africa Powerball Plus winnings?
Answer: It is recommended that you consult a tax specialist about any possible liabilities arising from winning a large South Africa Powerball Plus prize.Back to Top
Question: What are the odds of winning a South Africa Powerball Plus prize?
Answer: The odds of winning any prize on South Africa Powerball Plus are 1 in 18, while the odds of winning the jackpot are 1 in 24,435,180. Visit the South Africa Powerball Plus Prizes page to find the odds of winning in each tier.Back to Top
Question: Is there a limit to how many times South Africa Powerball Plus can roll over or the size of the jackpot?
Answer: South Africa Powerball Plus does not have a specified jackpot cap and the top prize rolls over until it is won, which often generates enormous rewards.Back to Top
Question: When will the next South Africa Powerball Plus draw take place?
Answer: Your next chance to win the jackpot will be on Friday 28th April 2017 .Back to Top
Question: How much is the current South Africa Powerball Plus jackpot?
Answer: Next time South Africa Powerball Plus is drawn, you will be playing for R5,000,000.Back to Top
Question: How much does it cost to buy a South Africa Powerball Plus ticket
Answer: A single ticket cost R2.50.Back to Top