Heritage Day Lotto
Heritage Day Lotto is an annual draw which takes place on 24 September and offers a jackpot of R255 million. That’s bigger than any of the jackpots ever seen on Lotto on PowerBall, so it gives you the chance to make South African lottery history. Learn more about the game and how it works.
Heritage Day Lotto Results
The latest Heritage Day Lotto results will be shown below. Six winning numbers from 1 to 50 are randomly selected in each draw, followed by a Joker Ball from 1 to 5. Match them all to win the jackpot.
How to Play
Heritage Day Lotto is available exclusively online. You can’t play in-store or via your banking app. To take part, you need to register an online account with the provider that offers the game. Here’s what you need to do.
- Select the link to play Heritage Day Lotto
- Choose six numbers from 1 to 50 plus one Joker Ball from 1 to 50. Alternatively, use the Quick Pick option to generate a set at random
- Move on to the next panel if you want to submit multiple entries. There is no limit to how many sets of numbers you can enter
- Check your selections and hit ‘Add To Cart’ when you’re ready
- Pay for your entries at a cost of R25.50 each
You’ll need to sign in to complete the purchase. If you’re a new user, registration is a very quick and simple process. There are a wide range of banking options for you to deposit funds so that you can pay for your numbers.
To win the jackpot, you must match all six of your main numbers, plus the Joker Ball, to the winning numbers that are randomly selected in the draw. You win the full R255 million jackpot if you’re the only one to match all the numbers, or share it if there are multiple winners.
There are other ways to win prizes even if all your numbers don’t appear in the draw, and these all have fixed amounts associated with them. The table below shows how many numbers you need to match to win, along with the prize amount.
|Prize Division||Numbers Matched||Prize|
|1||6 + Joker Ball||R255 million|
|2||5 + Joker Ball||R170,000|
|3||4 + Joker Ball||R1,700|
Check out the frequently asked questions below to find out more information about Heritage Day Lotto.
The draw takes place once a year at 20:00 on 24 September.
If you win a prize, you will automatically receive an email notification. The game is only available online, so there’s no chance of missing out on a prize. You can also find the results on this page after the draw, or log in to your online account.
Any prizes you win will be paid straight in to your online account. You can expect to receive payment promptly from the licensed and regulated service which offers the game.
The odds of winning the jackpot are 1 in 79,453,500
Heritage Day Lotto is a special annual game, so it is a one-off jackpot and you only have one chance to win every year. The jackpot does not roll over if there are no winners.
Yes, because the Joker Ball is selected from a separate set to the main numbers. It is therefore possible to pick a number (from 1 to 5) as one of your main set and the same one again as your Joker Ball.
Heritage Day Lotto was launched in 2021, ahead of its first draw on 24 September. The game was established to mark South Africa’s Heritage Day, an annual public holiday which takes place on the same date.