The South African Lotto has gained a lot of popularity in the past few years, and this is for a reason. The Jackpots have become massive and sometimes they’re even won! The last Jackpot hit took place in December. In total four people won the Jackpot of 110 million Rand, which is 9 million dollars and 7,4 million euros! The prize is divided among the winners, which means that everyone has received 27 million Rand.
An evening full of winners South-African Lotto
Thanks to the South-African Lotto the country now has four new millionaires. January 27, 2017 was definitely an evening full of winners! Besides the new millionaires another eight people won 44.000 Rand (2961 euros) because they had a ticket with five matching numbers and the bonus ball. Another person in the Lotto Plus 1 category was lucky enough to win more than 11 million Rand! There was no winner in the Lotto Plus 2 category. At this historical draw at January 27, 2018 the following wins took place:
Matching numbers How many winners? Prize (Rand)
- 6 4 27,500,000,00
- 5 and the bonus ball 8 44,738.10
- 5 146 4,263.30
- 4 and the bonus ball 446 1,744.50
- 4 8,884 147,80
- 3 and the bonus ball 12,928 87,90
- 3 177,909 50
- 2 and the bonus ball 13,556 20
Long list of Lotto winners
At the moment no one knows the identity of the lucky winners. They’re probably enjoying their new lives right now. If they need help with something, they can contact the Winner Services Departement. It offers help to people who win more than 50.000 Rand. It’s a fact that the winners are part of a long list of Lotto winners. Did you know that before the South African draw the lottery had made 352 millionaires in total? In total 105 million winning tickets were sold. Incredible!