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R55m up for grabs in PowerBall

2010-01-29 12:29

Cape Town - More than R50m is up for grabs on Friday in the next PowerBall draw, according to the National Lottery website.

The rollover amount for the lottery game draw stands at R 50 371 493.

The estimate jackpot is at a whopping R55m. Gauteng Premier Nomvula Mokonyane "will press the button that may see one or more lucky winners’ wildest dreams come true", according to a press statement on the website .

"This is an opportunity for all South Africans to take part in something that could change their lives for good. We encourage our people to take responsibility for their future and take charge of their lives. If this is one of the many opportunities that can help to improve your life, why not embrace it," Mokonyane is quoted as saying.

Gidani spokesperson Thembi Tulwana is quoted as sying: "This is truly an exhilarating time filled with tremendous opportunities for South Africans. The prospect of winning a gigantic jackpot is surely an enticing one by anyone's standards."

The PowerBall draws are held every Tuesday and Friday at 21:30.

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