South Africa Pick 3

South Africa’s Pick 3 game began in December 2016 to give players an interesting new way to try and snap up National Lottery prizes. Players just have to select three numbers between 0 and 9, but there are several different options for how to play.

Pick 3 Draw Schedule

Pick 3 draws take place every day at 8pm local time, apart from Christmas Day. The numbers drawn can be seen on the South Africa Pick 3 Results page.


How to Play South Africa Pick 3

Pick 3 costs from as little as R3 to enter, and just requires players to select numbers from 0 to 9. There are six types of bet to choose from, as shown in the table:

Bet Type How to Play How to Win
Straight Players pick one number from each of the three fields (eg. 123) Match them in exact order
Mix (3-Way) Players pick one number from each field (in which two numbers are the same, eg.112) Match them in any order
Mix (6-way) Players pick one number from each field Match them in any order
Front Pair Players pick one number from field one and one number from field two (eg. 12x) Match them in exact order
Split Pair Players pick one number from field one and one number from field three (eg. 1x3) Match them in exact order
Back Pair Players pick one number from field two and one number from field three (eg. x23) Match them in exact order

Players can either select their own numbers or use the quick tip option. Participants must also decide on their bet amount, either R3, R5, R10 or R20, and Pick 3 Prizes are based on how much a player has wagered.