Cheryl Kahla
Deputy Online News Editor
2 minute read
13 Sep 2021
2:48 pm

Powerball jackpot: R80 million up for grabs on Tuesday

Cheryl Kahla

You could be South Africa's next millionaire.

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Gather your spare change and loose coins! The Powerball jackpot is estimated at R80 million and Ithuba can’t wait to make you South Africa’s next millionaire.

R80 million Powerball jackpot

Draw date

Get your ticket before the cut-off for Tuesday’s draw on 14 September 2021 and you could be the lucky winner of the massive Powerball jackpot.

Purchase [your] tickets without delay, Ithuba said in a press release.

Ticket sales for Tuesday’s draw are now available from participating retailers, the National lottery website, and its official mobile app, as well as from participating banks.

How to play Powerball

You can purchase your ticket online by creating an online lottery account and making a deposit to pay for tickets. Then choose your numbers on each board or opt for the Quick Pick method.

Apart from purchasing tickets in-store, you can also play via South Africa’s major banks, including First National Bank (FNB), Standard Bank and Nedbank.

Log into your online bank account, select “Buy” or “Play Now” from the Lotto and Powerball menu. Then choose numbers manually or select Quick Pick before selecting “Buy” and “Confirm”.

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For the betterment of SA

Ithuba CEO, Charmaine Mabuza, said the Phanda Pusha Play team was ready to “deliver on its mandate of record-breaking jackpots”.

[Ithuba] created more winners and Multi-Millionaires than any other South African National Lottery Operator.

In fact, since the beginning of 2021, the National Lottery has created “over 74 million winners across all games, and over R2.3 billion has been paid out in total winnings”.

“Whilst raising maximum funds for the betterment of South Africa, over R1.8 billion has been paid to various socio-economic initiatives and good causes through lottery ticket sales,” Mabuza said.

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