Powerball gets a boost

2015-12-04 20:06

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Cape Town - Lottery operator Ithuba has announced an addition to the Powerball  which they call PowerBall Plus. For the opening night there is a guaranteed R50 million PowerBall Jackpot and the new PowerBall Plus has a guaranteed R10 million Jackpot.

The operator says the overall chances of winning will be almost doubled from an average of 1 in 34 to an average of 1 in 18.  In addition, the eight PowerBall winning divisions will now increase to nine. This additional division will substantially improve the PowerBall players’ chances of winning along with improved bottom tier fixed prizes to ensure that lottery players are getting more back.

In addition, both the PowerBall and PowerBall Plus jackpots will roll-over until they are won.

As a result the price of a ticket for the PowerBall will increase from R3.50 to R5.00 and the new game PowerBall Plus will be priced at R2.50. 

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