Choose 5 lotto numbers from 54 and 1 key number from 9.
Match 5+1 and the titanic El Gordo lotto jackpot will be yours!
If more than one person wins the jackpot, it will be divided equally between them.
The big lottery draw happens every Sunday, so make sure you've purchased your ticket in South Africa and check the El Gordo Primitiva results page to get the good news first.
There are 8 prize categories with the El Gordo lotto. The jackpot minimum is R71.78 million, which is one of the biggest among state lotteries. If no one wins, the prize fund rolls over, getting even fatter every Sunday!
The biggest, fattest, most delightful El Gordo jackpot ever stands at R624,141,675.88. Somebody put it on a crash diet by winning in September 2010.
You can find out more about the prize structure here.
Pick up your El Gordo Primitiva tickets today and boost your chances of getting a slice of the jackpot cake...or maybe the whole thing!
|Prize Tier||Descriptionmatch||Average Prize||Odds of Winningodds|
|1||5 + 1||Jackpot||1 : 31,625,100|
|2||5||R2,986,857.83||1 : 3,513,900|
|3||4 + 1||R132,749.24||1 : 129,082|
|4||4||R2,654.98||1 : 14,342|
|5||3 + 1||R746.71||1 : 2,689|
|6||3||R232.31||1 : 299|
|7||2 + 1||R99.56||1 : 172|
|8||2||R49.78||1 : 19|
* Jackpot amount is taken from the official draw website and is shown in Rands. Minor differences might occur.