For this lottery, select 6 numbers from 59 and 1 bonus number. They all come from the same drum, and 6 correctly matched numbers mean you’re the New York Lotto jackpot winner, bringing the big win to South Africa!
If you want to get your hands on the second prize you need to match five numbers out of six — along with the bonus number. The draws happen every Thursday and Sunday, so don’t miss out — make sure you’ve always got a ticket to the next game!
You can keep an eye on your winnings on the New York Lotto results page here
The New York Lotto jackpot minimum is roughly R28.7 million, and it goes up by R4.3 million every time the prize remains unclaimed, rising indefinitely until someone finally wins. The highest it’s ever reached in this way is an otherworldly R1.29 billion, which was shared equally between nine anonymous winners. The most any single person has walked away with is R932.98 million. It was won by Degli Martinez, who was a 55-year-old maintenance worker when he bought a pair of tickets from a minimart on June 29, 2007. It must have been his lucky day. Now every day is his lucky day, and it could be yours too!
There are 5 overall prize levels and you can win something for matching even just three numbers. Winning odds for the jackpot stand at 1 in 45,057,474 and your overall odds of winning ANY prize are 1 in 46.02.
You can find details of the prize structure here.
Get your ticket pronto for the New York, New York Lotto. See? This lottery is so good we named it twice!
|Prize Tier||Descriptionmatch||Average Prize||Odds of Winningodds|
|1||6||Jackpot||1 : 45,057,474|
|2||5 + 1||R71,287,311.34||1 : 7,509,579|
|3||5||R1,370,909.83||1 : 141,415|
|4||4||R20,692.90||1 : 2,180|
|5||3||R912.83||1 : 96|
* Jackpot amount is taken from the official draw website and is shown in Rands. Minor differences might occur.