Your chance of winning the Lotto jackpot is 1 in 13,983,816. This means that you have to buy 13,983,816 tickets to be sure that you will win this prize – that’s at a cost to you of R48,943,356.
Even though your investment will also win you a range of smaller prizes, you should take into account that you may not even win a full R20 million, as the jackpot may be shared by multiple winners.
In regard to the Powerball see below:
|Jackpot||Match five main balls and Powerball||1 : 24,435,180|
|2||Match five main balls||1 : 1,286,062|
|3||Match four main balls and Powerball||1 : 122,176|
|4||Match four main balls||1 : 6,430|
|5||Match three main balls and Powerball||1 : 3,133|
|6||Match three main balls||1 : 165|
|7||Match two main balls and Powerball||1 : 247|
|8||Match one main ball and Powerball||1 : 53|
|9||Match Powerball||1 in 37|