South Africa Lotto Prizes

There are eight prize divisions available in South Africa Lotto. The seven or eight-figure jackpot is won by matching all six main numbers, but you can win prizes starting from a fixed R20 for matching just two main numbers and the Bonus Ball.

One of the most exciting things about South Africa Lotto is that, unlike a great many lotteries around the world, there is no jackpot cap. This means that the top prize can roll over again and again, growing in size each time, until someone manages to win the lot.

South Africa Lotto players can get their hands on a variety of cash prizes for matching different combinations of balls. Here’s a full breakdown of the prize divisions, how to win them, and the odds of doing so.

Division Number of Balls to Match Odds % of Prize Pool
Jackpot Match 6 1 in 20,358,520 73%
2 Match 5 + Bonus Ball 1 in 3,393,087 2.3%
3 Match 5 1 in 75,402 4%
4 Match 4 + Bonus Ball 1 in 30,161 5%
5 Match 4 1 in 1,371 8.4%
6 Match 3 + Bonus Ball 1 in 1,028 7.3%
7 Match 3 1 in 72 Fixed R50
8 Match 2 + Bonus Ball 1 in 96 Fixed R20