Rapido was a quick-fire lottery game played every five minutes and offered a jackpot of up to R750,000. Draws took place between 5am and 11:45pm every day and prizes were dependent on the original stake as well as the number of balls matched.
How to Play
You could play Rapido at selected retailers in four provinces; Gauteng, Kaw-Zulu Natal, North West and Mpumalanga. It wasn't available online.
- You had to pick eight numbers from 21 in Section A and one number from four in Section B.
- Choose your stake: R3, R5, R10, R15, R20, R25.
- Select the number of draws you wanted to play in, up to ten.
- Sales closed for the next draw 30 seconds before it began.
- The in-store display showed each draw, or you could check your numbers online later.
How to Win
You could win the Rapido jackpot by matching all eight numbers in Section A and the Section B number. There were prizes available for matching anything from four Section A numbers and the Section B number upwards, as well as awards for matching one from each Section or even nothing at all.
Here are the prize values thst were available for each of the different Rapido stakes:
|Match||R3 Prize||R5 Prize||R10 Prize||R15 Prize||R20 Prize||R25 Prize|
You had 365 days following a winning draw to collect your prize. All retailers paid prizes worth up to R50, with some able to pay out up to R2,000 in cash.
You could claim prizes between R2,001 and R50,000 at Prize Payment Centres and you needed to visit a National Lottery office for anything larger.