South Africa Raffle FAQs

If you’re keen to play South Africa Raffle for the chance to win one of the game’s great prizes, take a look at the answers to the most commonly asked questions listed below.

Question: When are South Africa Raffle draws held?

Answer: South Africa Raffle draws are held sporadically throughout the year. There are at least four in a 12-month period, with National Lottery operator Ithuba announcing the dates in advance.

The next Raffle draw will take place on Saturday 27th May 2017, with tickets going on sale on Sunday 26th March.

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Question: How long do I have to buy South Africa Raffle tickets?

Answer: The sales period for each Raffle will be a minimum of 60 days.

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Question: How do I win a South Africa Raffle prize?

Answer: You will be given a unique, randomly-generated raffle number when you enter the game, and have to match one of the winning numbers drawn to win the specified prize.

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Question: When do South Africa Raffle prizes expire?

Answer: Prizes must be claimed within 365 days of the winning draw.

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Question: Is there a minimum age to play South Africa Raffle?

Answer: You must be at least 18 years old to play South Africa Raffle.

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Question: Will I pay tax on my South Africa Raffle winnings?

Answer: It is recommended that you contact a tax professional about any possible liabilities which may arise from winning a large South Africa Raffle prize.

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Question: What prizes can be won on South Africa Raffle?

Answer: The prize structure is different for each South Africa Raffle, but there are always various prizes available. In the first game, on 30th December 2016, one of the prizes was a Mercedes-Benz C-Class Cabriolet.

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Question: How much does it cost to play South Africa Raffle?

Answer: The price of a South Africa Raffle ticket varies between R20, R25 and R50.

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