Watch Powerball every Tuesday and Friday on SABC2

powerballThe South Africa Powerball has been available to play since the 23rd October 2009. It is run by Gidani, which is the South Africa National Lottery operator from which the revenue made is distributed to various good causes in South Africa. To date this lottery game has made a huge number of players millionaires and its popularity not only in South Africa but across the world means that this lottery has developed into a very attractive and appealing game to play.

The draws for the South Africa Powerball take place on a Tuesday and Friday and are broadcast live at 21:30 PM on SABC2 from the Red Pepper Studios in Johannesburg. If you miss the South Africa Powerball results you will be available to view them online here, shortly after the draw has taken place.  Two different machines are used in this game, one draws the five main numbers then another draws the Powerball number.

What is PowerBall®

PowerBall® is a game of chance where the player should select, in a single play (one Board), five numbers and the PowerBall number that match the numbers and the PowerBall number drawn for the game in which the Player is participating.

How much does it cost

Each PowerBall® Game Board costs R3.50 inclusive of VAT.

When can I play

PowerBall® Entries are available for sale between 06:00 and 23:00 on non-draw days except Sundays. On Sundays, tickets may be purchased between 06:00 and 18:00. Retailers’ trading hours and the terms and conditions of alternate sales channels may limit these sales hours.

But remember: PowerBall® ticket sales close at 21:00 on Tuesdays and Fridays unless the terms and conditions of any approved method of sale specify a time earlier. Sales will thereafter only commence the next morning.


Catch South Africa Powerball every Tuesday and Friday on SABC2