FAQ | “frequently asked questions” on Sportstake 13.
To play Sportstake 13 you need to buy a ticket from the National Lottery.
Visit their Website here: https://www.nationallottery.co.za
You can play the SPORTSTAKE 13 game by predicting outcomes of 13 predetermined match fixtures drawn from various leagues and other identified professional soccer leagues across the globe.
A single board entry costs R2.00. Multi-Play bet cost is calculated by multiplying number of boards with R2.00.
A game consisting of 13 match fixtures where participants need to predict what the outcome of each fixture will be from
the several soccer matches.
In particular, players will have to predict the outcomes (1, X, 2) of 13 predetermined matches drawn from various
professional soccer leagues across the world
Twice a week a fixture list is published including the 13 soccer matches that participants need to predict the outcome
from. Every Sunday the Mid-week Fixture list will be published on the lottery terminals and will also be made available on
the lottery website every Monday morning. Every Thursday the weekend fixture list will be published on the lottery
terminals and will also be made available on the lottery website every Friday morning.
A participant will predict the outcome per match fixture on a game board consisting of 13 soccer match fixtures.
1. A Game Board, which is A Board, is a grid of 13 fixture result predictions denoted as ; [X];  where:
a. 1 = Home Win
b. X = Draw
c. 2 = Home Loss (or Away Win)
2. A maximum of three boards per coupon may be completed for each single fixture outcome selection wager. Multiple
outcomes for a match fixture can be selected with a maximum of 3 outcomes per fixture.
To support choosing more than one outcome the “Multi-Play” box should be ticked. Note with multiple selections, “MultiPlay”
selection should be used per board with multiple selection.
A valid wager will consist of at least a minimum single selection per fixture, making a total of thirteen selections. The
wager will cost R 2.00 incl. vat per board.
If you want to play a multiple fixture outcome selection, each additional wager combination will cost an extra R2.00.
Importantly, a maximum number of boards in one wager is R 2,000.00.
Tickets can be purchased at an existing Lottery outlet:
Midweek Lists: From Sunday, 06:00 am until 30 minutes before the start of the first fixture on the list.
Weekend Lists: From Thursday, 06:00 am until 30 minutes before the start of the first fixture on the list.
The SPORTSTAKE 13 Fixture lists are available from all the National Lottery Outlets and you can see Sportstake 13 fictures here. Please request a copy from the
retailer, retailers will be able to print the fixture list directly from the terminal.
The lists may also be obtained from the National Lottery website or from the ITHUBA Player Helpline 0800 484 822
You win by correctly predicting results for at least 10 matches and at most 13 matches. There are four prize divisions for correct predictions.
Number of Correct Fixture Predictions Prize Divisions
Match 13 out of 13 fixtures 1
Match 12 out of 13 fixtures 2
Match 11 out of 13 fixtures 3
Match 10 out of 13 fixtures 4
Prizes up to R2000 can be claimed at any retailers.
Prizes between R2000 and R50000 needs to be claimed at your post office
Prizes above R50000 needs to be claimed at an ITHUBA regional office
Match 13 (Jackpot) 30%
Match 12 15%
Match 11 20%
Match 10 35%
Odds of winning the Sportstake
Match 13 = 1 in 1,594,323
Match 12 = 1 in 62,320
Match 11 = 1 in 5110
Match 10 = 1 in 697
When there are no winners in the jackpot division, that prize fund shall rollover into the next scheduled fixture list Division
1 prize fund. Division 1 Jackpots will continuously roll until won.
What happens to the other prize division if there are no winners?
If there are no winners in the Match 12 division, the prize pool will split and be allocated equally (i.e. 50/50) to Match 11
& Match 10 divisions.
If there are no winners in the Match 11 division, the full prize pool (i.e.100%) will be allocated to Match 10 division.
If there are no winners in the Match 12, 11 & 10 divisions, the applicable prize pools will roll to the next jackpot division
(i.e. Match 13 division)