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, with National Lottery operator Ithuba announcing the dates at least 60 days in advance.

The next Raffle will take place on Saturday 30th December 2017, with tickets on sale from Sunday 29th October.

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

Answer: Tickets for each Raffle will go on sale a minimum of 60 days prior to the draw date. However, there are a limited number of tickets for each draw and once these sell out entries will close.

Ticket sales for the draw on 30th December must close at 8:30pm on the day of the draw. There a 1.5 million tickets available.

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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: Lottery winnings in South Africa are generally tax free. However, 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 previous games, top prizes have included a Mercedes-Benz C-Class Cabriolet and R1 million.

On 30th December, the top tier prize will be 25 F57 MINI Cooper Convertibles.

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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 - for the upcoming draw all tickets will cost R20.

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Question: Can I pick my own South Africa Raffle numbers?

Answer: No - all South Africa Raffle numbers are randomly generated to ensure that each entry is unique.

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