Lotto results - 19.08.2017

13 23 33 42 47 51 52
Estimated jackpot for next - 23.08.2017 is R26,000,000

Lotto results - 16.08.2017

22 28 31 39 49 50 21

Lotto results - 12.08.2017

24 34 38 40 41 46 09

Lotto results - 09.08.2017

01 10 20 27 32 46 08

Lotto results - 05.08.2017

06 07 31 33 39 45 14

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Playing Lotto is really easy. You need 6 numbers. Winning numbers are drew every wednesday and saturday at 21:00.
  • You need a LOTTO Betslip, find it at your nearest Lotto retailer.
  • Use a pencil or a pen to choose 6 numbers from 1 - 52 on any board.
  • Take your Betslip to a teller and make your payment.
  • You will get a receipt with your numbers, you can sign it at the back.
  • Check winnings numbers on this site, and don''t throw away a receipt! Always check numbers from different sources.


Prizes may vary. They depend on hit jackpots and number of winning players. Also it is connected with number of sold tickets. Although we know that prize for matching 3 numbers is guaranted. If you match 3/6 you get R 50. If somebody hit the jackpot the share of prize pool is quite similar to shown below.

Matched numbersShare of prize poolOdds of winning
6 correct73.0%1 in 20,358,520
5/6 + Bonus Ball2.3%1 in 3,393,087
5/64.0%1 in 75,402
4/6 + Bonus Ball5.0%1 in 30,161
4/68.4%1 in 1,371
3/6 + Bonus Ball7.3%1 in 1,028
3/6fixed R 501 in 72
2/6 + Bonus Ballfixed R 201 in 96

If you want to play the lottery you need to know what are the odds of winning the jackpot and smaller prizes. To win the jackpot you must be the one of about 14 million cases. This means one coupon of about 14 milion sold wins the jackpot! Chances are smaller than that you die in a car accident. When you play, make sure that the ticket price satisfie you in relation to what you can win. The chances of winning the individual prize divisions are shown in the table above.


In this lottery game there is something called rollover. Jackpot prize grows as long as nobody hit the 6/6 numbers. This means pool for 1 prize division is rolled over to the next Draw's corresponding division. This provides sometimes great prizes opportunities. What is interesting there are more rollovers in lower divisions.
  1. If there are no winners in division 2-6 then the pool rolls down to the lower division, e.g. division 3 to division 4.
  2. If there are no winners in division 7 (quite impossible) then the pool rolls over to division 1 of the next draw.
  3. Breakage from any Lotto division rollover to the same division next draw.


Ithuba is Lotto operator from 1 June 2015. However African Lotto game from South is known from year 2000. First SA Lotto results were published after inaugural draw on 11 march 200. First jackpot was split between 6 players. President Thabo Mbeki bought the first ever Lotto ticket in Cape Town days before the draw. From then Lotto remains most popular game in South Africa.

Ithuba made some changes to Lotto game on 2 August 2017. Lotto Plus 2 additional game was proposed. Lotto Plus became "Lotto Plus 1". From then all Lotto games had new number matrix of 52 numbers instead of 49. Prizes divisions changed and payout amounts. One division with fixed prize was added. Changes were to make more and bigger jackpots.

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