South Africa Daily Lotto

The Daily Lotto game in South Africa is the only draw in the country in which the jackpot must be won in every draw. Meaning if nobody matches the five numbers to win the top prize then the pre-draw jackpot will be shared among all the players who matched four numbers, and so on until there is at least one winner of the jackpot amount. Draws take place every evening at 21:00, and prizes start for matching just two numbers. Find more information on the prizes, odds and how to play the Daily Lotto below.

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How to play the South Africa Daily Lotto

You can play Daily Lotto online easily and have your tickets stored online and prized paid straight to you. That way you don’t have to worry about losing a potential jackpot winning ticket and you know that you will be paid straight away, rather than having to collect your prize from a store. Follow the steps below to play SA Daily Lotto online:

  • Pick five numbers from 1 to 36 for your entry. You can choose your own numbers or select a Quick Pick to have a set randomly generated for you
  • Fill in one panel for every set of numbers you want to play.
  • Select how many draws to enter. You can bet on a single draw, several draws in a row or subscribe for a month. If you subscribe, you will pay for all the draws you have signed up for and will then be automatically entered into each one when the time comes.
  • Add your entries to the cart. Check your selections and pay.
  • Sign in to your account or create one if you are a new user.
  • Wait for the draw to take place at 9:00pm and check the results here.

South Africa Daily Lotto Prizes and Odds

You win prizes on the Daily Lotto by matching the numbers you chose to those that are drawn as the winning numbers. You need to match all five of the numbers drawn to win the jackpot, however you will win a smaller prize for matching two, three or four numbers. If the jackpot is not won in the Match 5 tier then it will rolldown and be shared amongst all the Match 4 winners. If there is more than one winner in the Match 5 tier then the amount will be split equally among them. You can find all the prize tiers, odds, prize pool percentage and average prizes in the table below:

Daily Lotto Prizes and Odds

Match Average Prize* Prize Pool Percentage Odds
5 $18,214.52 35.60% 1 in 376,992
4 $42.32 8.20% 1 in 2,432
3 $1.49 16.40% 1 in 81
2 $0.37 39.80% 1 in 8

The overall odds of winning a prize are 1 in 7.6

*These are the average prizes from the last 365 days and do not indicate potential future winnings or entitle you to a win of this size in a subsequent draw.

Frequently Asked Questions

If you have any further queries about Daily Lotto then check out the frequently asked questions below to find the answers you are looking for.

How much does it cost to bet on South Africa Daily Lotto?

The cost of a single bet is only $0.35, and in addition, you can enjoy 10% off on a monthly subscription. Subscribing to the South Africa Daily Lotto means that you do not have to submit your numbers every time there is a South Africa Daily Lotto draw because they will be submitted automatically for you!

Is there a jackpot cap or rollover limit?

There is no rollover in Daily Lotto, so if nobody matches all five main numbers in the draw, the jackpot rolls down to the next prize tier. The top prize consists of 35.60% of the prize pool, which is usually around around $18.000.

What is the biggest jackpot ever won?

The record for the largest jackpot ever won is R500,000 (around $37.000) which has happened a few times in the games history.

What happens if you win a prize?

You will be sent an email if you win any prize and the money will be credited straight to your LotteryWorld account. If you win a larger amount, such as the jackpot, you will be contacted directly and guided through the claims procedure as there may be extra verification checks.

What are the odds of winning the South Africa Daily Lotto?

The odds of winning the jackpot are 1 in 376,992. The odds of winning a prize in any tier is 1 in 7.6.