FAQ – Sportstake 13
What is SPORTSTAKE 13?
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.
How does the SPORTSTAKE 13 Game work?
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, “Multi-Play” 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
Where and When may I purchase a SPORTSTAKE 13 Game?
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.
Where do I obtain the SPORTSTAKE 13 Fixtures to select the outcomes to predict?
The SPORTSTAKE 13 Fixture lists are available from all the National Lottery Outlets. 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
How do I win in the SPORTSTAKE 13 Game?
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
|Match 13 out of 13 fixtures
|Match 12 out of 13 fixtures
|Match 11 out of 13 fixtures
|Match 10 out of 13 fixtures
SPORTSTAKE 13 fixture results are considered as the final score after 90 minutes of play or after extra time where applicable, however excludes penalty shoot-out.
How do I claim the SPORTSTAKE 13 Prize?
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
Where do I obtain the SPORTSTAKE 13 Fixtures Results?
The SPORTSTAKE 13 Fixture results are available from all the National Lottery Outlets from Monday.
The results may also be obtained from the National Lottery website (www.nationallottery.co.za) or from the ITHUBA Player Helpline 0800 484 822
How do the Prize Divisions Work?
The allocated Prize Funds for the SportStake Game is 50% of the Total Net Sales.
The Divisions allocation is as follows :
||Prize Division Pool Percentage
What are the odds of winning SPORTSTAKE 13?
| Match 13
||1 in 1,594,323
| Match 12
||1 in 62,320
| Match 11
||1 in 5110
| Match 10
||1 in 697
What happens to the Jackpot Prize if it’s not won?
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)
What is PROPICK?
PROPICK is a new feature on SPORTSTAKE 13. It is a quick play option based on multi-play bets where the system will automatically choose match results on behalf of the player.
How do you play PROPICK?
Player can play PROPICK by selecting the predefined bet size directly from the bet slip or on the online playing platform. Available bet sizes are: 4, 8, 16, 24, 32, 64, 128 & 256.
What considerations does the system make in selections made in PROPICK?
The system selects match outcomes based on a combination of two methods, i.e. the weighted methods based on statistically head to head history between the two teams in the fixture plus a randomised selection. Part of the list selection is weighted and part is randomised.
Can you use one bet slip to play both PROPICK and own selection?
The above will be rejected by the terminal. To play both, the player is advised to make their own selection on the directly on the bet slip and request the PROPICK size of their choice over the counter.
Additional features on SPORTSTAKE 13:
- If the Prize in any Division (after the Prize Fund has been divided by the number of winners) is below R0.05 (five cents) that entire Prize Fund shall roll over to Jackpot division in the next Fixture List.
- There is no Multi- Draw features on the SPORTSTAKE 13 game.
- There is no subscription facility for the SPORTSTAKE 13 game
- In the event that a match is cancelled, suspended or interrupted all the predictions will be considered as valid and correct.
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