ITHUBA, operators of the National Lottery in South Africa, have announced their latest partnership with VodaPay. Image: Pixabay

ITHUBA confirms R32.7 million Lotto winner has claimed his prize!

ITHUBA, operators of the National Lottery in SA, has announced that two jackpot winners have claimed their life-changing prizes.


ITHUBA, operators of the National Lottery in South Africa, have announced their latest partnership with VodaPay. Image: Pixabay

ITHUBA, operators of the National Lottery in South Africa, have announced that TWO jackpot winners have come forward to claim their life-changing prizes.

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In a heart-warming story, a 52-year-old construction worker, originally from the Western Cape, has claimed the Lotto Plus 1 jackpot, an astounding sum of R32 785 982.10.

The winning ticket was from draw 2360, held on 16 August 2023.

This life-altering win has provided a new chapter in the fortunate winner’s life, promising a brighter future filled with endless possibilities.

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Adding to the jubilation, a first-time jackpot winner, a housewife from the Western Cape, has won an incredible R16 565 209 jackpot.

The life-altering moment took place during Lotto draw 2369 on Saturday, 16 September 2023.

Her unexpected fortune is sure to bring about a wave of positive change and exciting opportunities.

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Charmaine Mabuza, CEO of ITHUBA, expressed her delight at the winners coming forward.

She stated, “We are overjoyed to celebrate these two life- changing jackpot wins. It’s moments like these that make our role as the operator of the National Lottery so meaningful. We take immense pride in being a part of our winners’ journeys, and we look forward to supporting them as they navigate their newfound fortunes.”

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ITHUBA remains dedicated to protecting the identities of its winners, understanding the importance of privacy and security during this life-changing period.

Winners are assured that ITHUBA will continue to uphold its commitment to ensuring that identities are kept confidential.

ITHUBA extended its heartfelt congratulations to both of the lucky winners, adding ‘May their newfound prosperity bring them endless happiness and fulfilment’.

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If you possess a winning ticket from any Daily Lotto, Lotto or PowerBall draw, here’s what you need to know to claim your prize:

Validate your ticket

Ensure you have the winning ticket for the respective draw. Double-check the numbers against the official draw results, available on the National Lottery website and at authorised retailers.

Visit the ITHUBA regional office

To claim your prize, promptly visit one of the regional ITHUBA offices. To locate the nearest office, visit the National Lottery website or contact the National Lottery helpline.

Complete the claim form

Fill out the form at the prize claim centre. Make sure to bring a valid South African ID or passport for verification and also three months bank statements.

Receive your winnings

Once your claim is verified and processed, you will receive your prize money according to your preference – either as a direct bank transfer or by cheque.


Winners who win R50 000 and above receive free trauma counselling from professional psychologists and financial advice from accredited financial advisors absolutely free. At the same time, winnings are paid tax-free directly into the winner’s accounts.


If you are buying tickets from a lottery outlet, they close at 20:30 on the day of a draw


Players must be 18 years old.


Monday: Daily Lotto

Tuesday: Daily Lotto + PowerBall and PowerBall Plus

Wednesday: Daily Lotto + Lotto, Lotto Plus 1 and Lotto Plus 2

Thursday: Daily Lotto

Friday: Daily Lotto + PowerBall and PowerBall Plus

Saturday: Daily Lotto + Lotto, Lotto Plus 1 and Lotto Plus 2

Sunday: Daily Lotto

For more details and to verify the winning numbers, visit the National Lottery website.

You must always confirm the official winning numbers on the National Lottery website. We do our best to post the results as accurately as possible, but the National Lottery is the only source you can use to 100% verify the results.