Powerball Results Guide: Powerball is a South African lottery game and is coordinated by the South African National Lottery which is operated by ITHUBA Holdings. Although lotto is the most popular form of gambling in South Africa, Powerball has become very popular in South Africa and grew for the last years due to its high payouts. PowerBall is played every Tuesday and Friday evening, with draws taking place at 21:00 alongside PowerBall Plus game. Powerball results are available immediately. The purpose of this article is to show you how to play Powerball, how to check Powerball results alongside Powerball Plus results and where to play Powerball in South Africa. Powerball South Africa was launched in October 2009.
What Is the Powerball Lottery?
A Powerball is a simple and fun number draw game in which you can pick five numbers between 1 and 50. At each draw five random numbers are drawn, along with one bonus number. You then choose one PowerBall number from 1 to 20. Powerball Lottery, as operated by ITHUBA HOLDINGS (Pty) Ltd, the operator of South Africa’s national lottery from 1 June 2015, in which players choose numbers that are matched against those of the official drawing, the winning numbers typically paying large cash prizes.
How Does PowerBall Work in South Africa?
Powerball SA draws take place on Tuesday and Friday at 9.00pm South Africa Standard Time (SAST). The Powerball results are broadcast live on Mzansi Magic (Channel 161) and NewzRoom Afrika (Channel 405). Tickets can be bought every day, with sales closing 30 minutes before each Powerball draw and reopening shortly thereafter for the next Powerball game. The Powerball winning numbers are announced online, television, in newspapers and on the Powerball website and nationallottery.co.za official website.
In order to win the Powerball jackpot, a player must match all five balls and the Powerball. There are no guarantees that players will win the jackpot in every draw. If no one matches all six winning numbers, the Powerball jackpot rolls over to the next drawing.
How to Play Powerball in South Africa
To play PowerBall in South Africa, you must choose five numbers from 1 to 50 and one PowerBall from 1 to 20. Draws take place on Tuesdays and Fridays at 21:00 SAST in South Africa. It costs R5 to play Powerball per line and R2.50 per board to play PowerBall Plus. You can also choose to add PowerBall Plus to your ticket, which gives you an extra chance to win the Powerball jackpot. In total, it will cost you R7.50
How to Check Powerball results?
There are so many ways to check Powerball results to find out if you have won. You can use the PowerBall Number Checker or visit www.nationallottery.co.za official website to check Powerball and Powerball plus results.
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