The Lucky 5 Draw - Betgames Africa

The Betgames Africa Lucky 5 draw! Also known as the 5/36 draw.


Betgames Africa - Lucky 5
What is the Lucky 5 Draw?

The game ‘’Lucky 5’’ combines traditional betting with extremely popular 5/36 lottery and consists of 36 balls with 4 different colors. There are 36 balls in this draw, of which 5 are dropped (ie. drawn).

Players are able to choose from green, red, blue and white colored balls (there are nine of each colour), as well as guess the sequence and the sum of the balls dropped.

Games take place every day, every five minutes, when 5 lucky numbers out of 36 are dropped during a live-streamed game.

Every game has its own serial number, which is used as a reference to settle the bets. 

Betting on outcomes of the various game options is possible until the start of each game.

Please note that the odds displayed on the Betgames Africa platform is in European Odds form. This means that the odds includes your stake. This means that your payout is calculated on your stake times the odds.  Your stake is included (and not returned like fixed odds bets). For your convenience we have included the RSA odds in the Odds for Each bet table here.


What Colour is each Ball?

There are 36 balls in total. 9 white, 9 green, 9 red and 9 ball. Each ball is assigned a number and a colour. See below which numbers are which.



Lucky 5 Bet Type Odds

Definition of each Bet Type

Selected ball will be dropped with No. 1 to 36 (PICK 1 NUMBER)
Pick one number to be drawn in the Lucky 5 draw. It can be any one of the five numbers that are drawn.

Odds are shown as 6.80 (same as 58/10 or 5.8 in RSA).

If you bet R10:
R10 x 6.80 = R68
Total Returned = R68


Two selected balls will be dropped with No. 1 to 36 (PICK 2 NUMBERS)
Pick two numbers to be drawn in the Lucky 5 draw. Both numbers you pick, must feature in the five numbers that are drawn. If only one number features, and the other does not, it is a losing bet.

Odds are shown as 50.00 (same as 49/1 or 49.0 in RSA).

If you bet R10:
R10 x 50.00 = R500
Total Returned = R500


Three selected numbers will be dropped with No. 1 to 36 (PICK 3 NUMBERS)
Pick three numbers to be drawn in the Lucky 5 draw. All three numbers you pick, must feature in the five numbers that are drawn. If only one or two numbers features, and the others do not, it is a losing bet.

Odds are shown as 500.00 (same as 499/1 or 499.0 in RSA).

If you bet R10:
R10 x 500 = R5000
Total Returned = R5000 


SUM of the dropped balls' numbers shall be MORE than 92.5
Bet on the total sum of the five numbers drawn in the Lucky 5 to be MORE than 92.5. Here you are betting on all five numbers drawn, when added together, to be more than 92.5

Odds are shown as 1.90 (same as 9/10 or 0.9 in RSA).

If you bet R10:
R10 x 1.9 = R19.00
Total Returned = R19.00


SUM of the dropped balls' numbers shall be LESS than 92.5 
Bet on the total sum of the five numbers drawn in the Lucky 5 to be LESS than 92.5. Here you are betting on all five numbers drawn, when added together, to be less than 92.5

Odds are shown as 1.90 (same as 9/10 or 0.9 in RSA).

If you bet R10:
R10 x 1.9 = R19.00
Total Returned = R19.00


BLUE ball will not be dropped
Bet on a BLUE ball to NOT be in the five balls drawn in the Lucky 5.  There are 36 balls in the draw, consisting of 9 Blue, 9 Red, 9 Green and 9 White. You are betting that not one of the blue balls will feature in the Lucky 5.

Odds are shown as 4.40 or (same as 34/10 or 3.4 in RSA).

If you bet R10:
R10 x 4.4 = R44.00
Total Returned = R44.00


GREEN ball will not be dropped
Bet on a GREEN ball to NOT be in the five balls drawn in the Lucky 5.  There are 36 balls in the draw, consisting of 9 Blue, 9 Red, 9 Green and 9 White. You are betting that not one of the green balls will feature in the Lucky 5.

Odds are shown as 4.40 or (same as 34/10 or 3.4 in RSA).

If you bet R10:
R10 x 4.4 = R44.00
Total Returned = R44.00


WHITE ball will not be dropped
Bet on a WHITE ball to NOT be in the five balls drawn in the Lucky 5.  There are 36 balls in the draw, consisting of 9 Blue, 9 Red, 9 Green and 9 White. You are betting that not one of the white balls will feature in the Lucky 5.

Odds are shown as 4.40 or (same as 34/10 or 3.4 in RSA).

If you bet R10:
R10 x 4.4 = R44.00
Total Returned = R44.00


More ODD numbered balls will be dropped
Bet on there being more ODD numbered balls of the five balls drawn for the Lucky 5. There are 18 odd and 18 even numbered balls. If there are 3 or more odd numbered balls in the five drawn, then this bet is a winner.

Odds are shown as 1.90 (same as 9/10 or 0.9 in RSA).

If you bet R10:
R10 x 1.9 = R19.00
Total Returned = R19.00


More EVEN numbered balls will be dropped
Bet on there being more EVEN numbered balls of the five balls drawn for the Lucky 5. There are 18 odd and 18 even numbered balls. If there are 3 or more even numbered balls in the five drawn, then this bet is a winner.

Odds are shown as 1.90 (same as 9/10 or 0.9 in RSA).

If you bet R10:
R10 x 1.9 = R19.00
Total Returned = R19.00


Limits and Maximum Payouts



Lucky 5
Popular Bet TypesOddsMax WinMax Stake
1Selected ball will be dropped from No. 1 to 365.8/110,0001,724
2SUM of the dropped balls' numbers shall be MORE than 92.50.9/110,00011,111
3SUM of the dropped balls' numbers shall be LESS than 92.5 0.9/110,00011,111
4Two selected balls will be dropped from No. 1 to 36 49/110,000204
5BLUE ball will not be dropped3.4/110,0002,940
6GREEN ball will not be dropped3.4/110,0002,940
7WHITE ball will not be dropped3.4/110,0002,940
8Three selected numbers will be dropped from No. 1 to 36499/110,00020
9More ODD numbered balls will be dropped 0.9/110,00011,111
10More EVEN numbered balls will be dropped0.9/110,00011,111