How To Bet On 49's from South Africa

You've probably heard the saying - you can't get too much of a good thing. Well that is the main principle behind the UK 49's Lotto. It is a great option for people who love lotto betting but don't want to wait until Wednesday or Saturday for the Irish Lotto draw for example... or they might want a lovely little lunchtime bet.

We believe there aren't many things sweeter than going on your lunch break at work having just won R100,000 from a R1 bet!

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The name of the UK 49's lottery pretty much explains itself - 6 balls plus 1 booster ball are drawn from a selection of 49 balls. The 49's lotto was born in retail betting shops, where many customers would pop in for a bet on the lotto on their lunchbreak or after work before tea/dinner.

Can I Bet From South Africa?

Absolutely. only features legal South African bookmakers that offer betting on the 49's Lotto. The UK 49's is, in fact, very popular in South Africa, by offering the chance to win big from a small stake and drawn twice a day it's firm South African favourite.

When is it Drawn?

The 49's was created with draw times that are perfect for that schedule with a lunch time draw at 12:49 (GMT) and a "Tea Time" draw at 17:49 (GMT).

The fantastic thing is you don't even need to rush out to find a participating shop to bet on the 49's Lotto anymore. You can do it whenever you want from the comfort of your home or office - or anywhere really with the great mobile lotto betting options.

How Does it Work?

The principle is very similar to betting on the Irish Lotto and other lotteries. 6 main balls and a booster or bonus ball are drawn from a pot containing balls numbered 1 - 49.

Where Can I Get The Best Odds/Pay-Outs/Winnings to Bet on the 49's Lotto?

We have created an interactive calculator to show you exactly what you can win with the different companies. Did you know:

* The displayed odds are intended as a guide only and were correct as of 01/11/2022. Please always check odds on the betting operator site before placing any bets.

Can I Get Any Free Bets or Welcome Offers on the 49's Lotto?

By registering through the links on this site, you can scoop 2 fantastic welcome offers for new customers betting on the 49's Lotto.

Which Offer is Better?

Our advice is simple - be smart and take advantage of all of these fantastic offers from these two great companies.

Register accounts today, try them both out and then decide which site you prefer.

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Upcoming Draws:


49s Lunchtime

Next Draw: 13:49 SAST

Balls Drawn/Total Balls 49/7
Number Of Weekly Draws: 14
Best Odds for 3 Balls: 751/1

Nifty Fifty

Next Draw: 15:30 SAST

Balls Drawn/Total Balls 7/50
Number Of Weekly Draws: 35
Best Odds for 3 Balls: 460/1

49s Teatime

Next Draw: 18:49 SAST

Balls Drawn/Total Balls 49/7
Number Of Weekly Draws: 14
Best Odds for 3 Balls: 751/1

SA Daily

Next Draw: 21:00 SAST

Balls Drawn/Total Balls 5/36
Number Of Weekly Draws: 7
Best Odds for 3 Balls: 551/1