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Retail Lottery Sales Set To Resume
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Retail Lottery Sales Set To Resume

Friday 29 May 2020

National Lottery tickets will be on sale again in stores from 1 June, having been unavailable for more than a month because of the coronavirus outbreak. Find out more about the resumption of retail sales.
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Sportstake Returns After Two-Month Absence
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Sportstake Returns After Two-Month Absence

Friday 15 May 2020

Sportstake 13 has returned following a two-month suspension, allowing you to predict the outcome of soccer matches once again. A list of fixtures has been released for Sportstake 13 this weekend.
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Lottery Jackpots Cannot Be Claimed Until After Lockdown

Lottery Jackpots Cannot Be Claimed Until After Lockdown

Ithuba, the operator of South Africa’s National Lottery, has confirmed that due to the coronavirus crisis and the lockdown currently in force, lottery jackpots cannot be claimed until lockdown restrictions are lifted. 

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Coronavirus Forces Lottery To Suspend Sportstake Games

Coronavirus Forces Lottery To Suspend Sportstake Games

Update 15 May: Sportstake 13 has restarted, with entries for the resumed fixtures opening on 14 May and closing on 16 May. Sportstake 8 is still suspended.

Friday 20 Mar 2020 Read More
Here’s Where the Money From the National Lottery Goes

Here’s Where the Money From the National Lottery Goes

Ithuba, the company that runs the National Lottery, is granted the license to operate it by the National Lotteries Commission (NLC), which receives some of the lottery's revenue to fund charitable and non-profit organizations across the country. Find out how the money is spent.

Thursday 27 Feb 2020 Read More



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