Nowadays one can play the Lotto on the internet, cell phones or by going into various shops that have excess to the Lotto machines. Individuals fill in their lucky numbers and submit. Playing Lotto is accessible and convenient for all that wish to participate.
You can play the Lotto twice a week and check your results on the daily paper or even subscribe on your cellphone as a Lotto player and you will receive results via text notification.
Lotto is a form of gambling like any other that gives people the opportunity to play and maybe if lucky, win a substantial amount of money. As a Lotto winner you have rights to claim your price and this has been made easy for you. Your Lotto ticket must be kept safe and must have the necessary identification information on the back. There is space for Lotto players to enter their full name, identification number and address at the back of a Lotto ticket. This is to make sure that only the owner of the ticket can claim winnings on that ticket.
Sometimes players win a minimum amount of R50 and they might not be the only winners that win the same amount; there could be thousands or millions. As paranoid as this may sound, Lotto winners have to be extra careful with the numbers they bet on. There are a lot of con artists and thieves out there who are always trying to make a quick buck off innocent people. If one is not careful then they could quite easily be victims of crime. Even though the Lotto team have strict rules in place such as that if you were a winner on a specific day, you will have to produce the original ticket which you played with and your original identity document that displays your name and other information clearly. The Lotto team has made it very hard for criminals to take advantage of honest Lotto players. South African can enjoy placing bets on the Lotto and even if they do not win, they know the proceeds of the Lotto are shared amongst various charities.