ARTICLES RELATING TO LOTTO

Lottery gets rebranded

2015-06-29 14:08

The National Lotteries Board has relaunched as the National Lotteries Commission to enhance the national lottery for players and grant applicants.

Ithuba's first Lotto draw marred by offline machines

2015-06-02 21:53

Ithuba's first Powerball draw was marred by the fact that many players were unable to buy tickets as machines were offline.

Lottery will not tolerate fraud, warns Davies

2014-09-24 08:30

Those who seek to defraud the National Lotteries Board will be dealt with without fear or favour, says Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies.

R33m Lotto jackpot unclaimed

2014-03-26 14:17

The winner of a Powerball jackpot of R33m has not yet claimed the winnings, National Lottery operator Gidani says.

R1 400 for winelands villa lotto ticket

2014-02-16 10:35

A villa in the Cape Winelands that is estimated to be worth about R4m is being given away in a lottery, with tickets costing about R1 400 each.

R33m Lotto winner robbed of ticket

2013-10-19 14:31

Police are investigating a case of theft after a winning lottery ticket was stolen, reportedly by men dressed in police uniform, in Hillcrest, KwaZulu-Natal.

Record R57m Lotto jackpot up for grabs

2013-04-24 08:42

Tonight's Lotto jackpot will be R57m - the highest jackpot in South African lottery history, according to National Lottery operator Gidani.

Lotto board caps grants to spread wealth

2013-02-06 18:45

The National Lotteries Board has started accepting applications for funding in the arts, culture, and national heritage sector, but will be is restricting the maximum size of grants allocated.

How Gidani nearly lost the lottery licence

2012-02-27 12:09

Recordings of National Lotteries Board meetings reveal the true severity of a security breach which saw winnings looted in the R4bn-a-year competition.

Lotto to honour R20m grant

2012-02-09 22:46

The National Lotteries Board has agreed to honour a R20.4m grant it had previously withdrawn, less than a week after court papers were filed with the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.

 

New lottery operator Ithuba asks for patience

2015-06-03 06:34

New lottery operator Ithuba has asked for patience while it ironed out teething problems, assuring winners that they would be paid out from June 6.

Lotto adds 3 more to multi-millionaire's list

2014-10-02 20:56

Three people have won the lottery in the past four weeks, national lottery operator Gidani has announced.

Lotto Board must reinstate workers

2014-04-10 12:44

The National Lotteries Board must reinstate workers dismissed after a 2008 dispute with then CEO Vevek Ram, the Constitutional Court rules.

Lucky lotto winner could score R40m

2014-03-25 05:30

A R40m jackpot is up for grabs for lotto players, the National Lottery says.

R33m Lotto ticket theft 'is a hoax'

2013-10-20 12:34

A 26-year-old KZN man's claim that he was robbed of his R33 million lottery ticket by bogus policemen has been revealed to have been a hoax.

No 'tata ma chance' with lotto licence

2013-06-18 17:00

The awarding of a new National Lottery operating licence will be the most scrutinised lottery bid yet, says Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies.

Lotto payout for a foreigner

2013-04-12 07:53

A regular US visitor to the country wants to know how he can claim his R3.63m Lotto prize and take it home.

Rags to riches for R6.5m lotto winner

2013-02-06 14:09

After living off R750 a month, a KwaZulu-Natal man has become a multi-millionaire after winning the lottery.

DA welcomes Lotto probe

2012-02-12 22:58

A probe by Public Protector Thuli Madonsela into the national lotteries board will be the first step in ensuring lottery funds are used for poverty alleviation, the DA says.

Court asked to force lotto to honour R20m grant

2012-02-07 15:34

The North Gauteng High Court is being asked to force the National Lotteries Board to honour a R20.4m grant that it withdrew barely a month after awarding.

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