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How to play online

Vodacom brings you the SA National Lottery for online users. The best part of playing online is that it's an easy and extremely convenient way to play! Read on to learn exactly how easy and rewarding it is to play the SA National Lottery online. This website has been created so that you can play any of the games available right here on your computer simply by selecting the game you want to play. Yes, it IS that easy. And don't worry every ticket purchased through this medium is equal whether purchased at a store or online.

Note: Vodacom Lotto upholds the principles of responsible gaming. You must be over the age of 18 years to play National Lottery Games.


How to register

Step 1 - Create a profile

Registration is quick and easy, you'll need to complete the following details on our registration page. Here are some tips:

  • Name
  • Surname
  • Cellphone
  • ID number
  • Email address

NOTE: Please provide us with the name you prefer people to call you by and it must be only one name. Ensure that your surname appears as it is recorded in your RSA ID book / card. When sending the message do not leave spaces in your ID number.

Once that is done, you'll need your very own 'Wallet' which can be used to purchase SA National Lottery tickets in order to play online. Then you'll need to fill that wallet with credits to be able to play. Read here to learn how to go about putting credits in your wallet.


Step 2 - Payment options

Before you can use the wallet you need to get credits into the wallet. You can do this in one of the following ways:

  1. Cash deposit into our bank account.
    Use your cell number as reference. A flat rate charge of R7.78 per transaction is charged regardless of the amount of the transaction. This charge is deducted from your transaction amount.
    This cost is a handling fee and is not charged by Vodacom Lotto.

  2. EFT - Internet banking transfer to our bank account.
    Use your cell number as reference. A flat rate charge of R7.78 per transaction is charged regardless of the amount of the transaction. This charge is deducted from your transaction amount.
    This cost is a handling fee and is not charged by Vodacom Lotto.

  3. Using your debit or credit Visa or MasterCard PIN based bank card.
    Dial the Vodacom Lotto USSD string at *120*6173# and select More options > My lotto wallet > Top up using debit or credit card or click here. A flat rate charge of R7.78 per transaction is charged regardless of the amount of the transaction. This charge is deducted from your transaction amount.
    This cost is a handling fee and is not charged by Vodacom Lotto.

Bank details

ABSA Bank ABSA Bank
Account Name: Internet Filing (Pty) Ltd
Account number: 4075528251
Branch code: 632005

First National Bank First National Bank
Account Name: Internet Filing (Pty) Ltd
Account number: 62256696926
Branch code: 253145

Nedbank Nedbank
Account Name: Play SA Lottery
Account Number: 1454 116 579
Branch Code: Rivonia - 000 454
Note: This account is only available for deposits between 9h00 and 17h00, Mon-Fri.

Standard Bank Standard Bank
Account Name: Play SA Lottery
Account Number: 271 575 123
Branch Code: Hyde Park - 002 645
Note: This account is only available for deposits between 9h00 and 17h00, Mon-Fri.

Note: Your Internet Banking Transfer will be channelled through the normal banking gateways. If you pay from FNB to FNB or from ABSA to ABSA your money should be in your wallet within 15 minutes. Network congestion can influence this. If you do an EFT from any other bank to the ABSA account above, the normal Internet banking rules will apply. Your Bank will be able to give you more info on how long an EFT will take to reach our account.

If your deposit is delayed please send your proof of payment to payments@pwallet.com. All queries will be handled by staff during office hours.

Please use your cellphone number as the payment reference.

Once your wallet successfully receives your funds, we'll send you an SMS charged at 25c confirming your deposit and showing your wallet balance. Successful plays* info and other requests are charged at 25c per SMS. Please note: This cost is a handling fee which will be deducted from your 'Wallet'.

* Successful plays are ones in which the correct command or information was sent and the transaction was successfully made.

Click here to register and play the SA National Lottery online.

You will have a received a confirmation SMS after completing the above steps. Should you get an error message or if you need more information please contact 08215800.

  • Please note that the CELL NUMBER you registered with will be our main method of communication with you.
  • Remember also that your CELL NUMBER is the key that unlocks your p-WALLET (PERSONSAL WALLET).

Step 3 - How to play National Lottery games

LOTTO® plays

Once have logged into the system you can play LOTTO and LOTTOPlus in 3 ways. Remember to play LOTTO & LOTTOPlus you must choose 6 numbers from 1-49. We advise that you are aware of the game costs. Please enter your selections carefully.

  • Play LOTTO®
    Select your numbers and click play. You can add LOTTOPlus here.

  • Play LOTTO® QuickPick
    This is the LOTTO QuickPick - Just press the button to create the boards you want to play and the National Lottery Server will pick your random numbers.

Read the complete how to play LOTTO guide here


PowerBall® plays

With PowerBall you play 5 numbers plus a PowerBall. We advise that you are aware of the game costs. Please enter your selections carefully.

  • The first 5 numbers must be between 1 and 45.
  • The 6th number is your POWERBALL and must be between 1 and 20.
  • The first 5 numbers in your selection may not repeat a number.
  • The 6th number could be similar to ONE of your first 5 numbers because it is from a separate sequence.
  • Play PowerBall®
    Select your numbers and click play.

  • Play PowerBall® QuickPick
    This is the PowerBall QuickPick - Just press the button to create the boards you want to play and the National Lottery Server will pick your random numbers.

Read the complete how to play PowerBall guide here


SportStake plays

The rules are key and you'll need to understand the SportStake Rules well and be familiar with the way selection works. We advise that you are aware of the game costs. Please enter your selections carefully.

Here's what you need to know:

  • There are 2 teams playing against each other.
  • This is called a FIXTURE.
  • Each FIXTURE has a HOME TEAM and an AWAY TEAM.
  • Every SportStake draw covers twelve (12) FIXTURES.
  • Every coupon has three (3) boards on it.
  • You can select more than one option per fixture
  • Your submission must be valued for more than R5
  • You can choose to play only one board
  • Your total value per play can not be bigger than R1000

The challenge is for you is to predict the outcome every FIXTURE.

You have 3 options on every FIXTURE. They are:

  1. Pick the home team for a WIN
    Mark your selection with a: 1

  2. Pick a DRAW
    Mark your selection with an: X

  3. Pick the AWAY team for a WIN
    Mark your selection with a: 2

Each fixture can have any of the above three MARKERS or a combination of them. Take a look at how the fixtures can have a variety of predicted outcomes:

  1. Fixture - 1 = Home win
  2. Fixture - X = Draw
  3. Fixture - 2 = Away win
  4. Fixture - 1X = Home win + draw
  5. Fixture - X2 = Draw + away win
  6. Fixture - 12 = Home win + away win
  7. Fixture - 1X2 = Home win + draw + away win
  8. Fixture - 2 = Away win
  9. Fixture - X = Draw
  10. Fixture - 1X = Home win + draw
  11. Fixture - X2 = Draw + away win
  12. Fixture - 1X2 = Home win + draw + away win

Read the complete how to play SportStake guide here

Play on your cellphone

The best part of playing on your cellphone is that it's an easy and extremely convenient way to play to win!

How to play