South Africa Powerball Plus FAQs

If you are thinking of playing South Africa Powerball Plus, 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.

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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.

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Question: When do South Africa Powerball Plus ticket sales close?

Answer: You must purchase your South Africa Powerball and Powerball Plus tickets by 9pm local time from authorised retailers within South Africa.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Question: When will the next South Africa Powerball Plus draw take place?

Answer: Your next chance to win the jackpot will be on Friday 20th October 2017 .

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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 R0.

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Question: How much does it cost to buy a South Africa Powerball Plus ticket

Answer: A single ticket cost R2.50.

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