How to Play Lotto on Absa App

Do you wish to learn how to play Lotto on the Absa app? If yes, this article is for you. With over 9.7 million clients, Absa is one of the biggest banks in the country. If you are one of their customers, you may be looking to try your luck at South Africa’s Lotto using the Absa app. That’s more convenient than having to go to the nearest outlet selling Lotto tickets. Lotto is very popular in South Africa. Usually, there are queues at these outlets and you have to wait some minutes before you can get served. So, how do you play Lotto on the app?

Steps to play Lotto on the Absa banking app

The following is how to play Lotto on the Absa app;

  1. You need to have the Absa app on your phone. Download it from the Google Play Store and from the Apple App Store.
  2. Once you have downloaded the app, log into your account.
  3. On the home screen, select Lotto or Powerball.
  4. Choose whether you wish play Lotto or Powerball.
  5. Either pick your numbers or use Quick Pick.
  6. Choose the account to pay for your ticket.
  7. Confirm the purchase of your Lotto ticket.

How much does it cost?

How much are you charged when you use the app for Lotto? Lotto charges are universally R5 per board. It doesn’t matter what method you are using to play. What it means is that the more boards you have, the more you are going to have to pay.

Can you play Daily Lotto on the Absa app?

At the moment, you cannot play daily lotto on the Absa app. Absa says they are working on making daily lotto available. They have been saying that since 2021, so you probably should not hold your breath.

It’s easier to play on your app

In this article, we showed you how to play Lotto on the Absa app. Playing on the app is easier. It’s better than having to wait in queue for long minutes to buy your ticket. With the app option, you can buy your ticket in a matter of seconds.

Money is automatically deducted from your Absa bank account when you play this way. So, you need to make sure that you have money in there before playing. Hopefully, Lotto will change your life as it has for hundreds of people around the country.

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  1. Daily lotto only allows 5 numbers to be chosen. Absa app asks for Six?? And shows over 50 numbers. That is not daily lotto as you say. Please explain

    1. Hi Lesdash. Thanks for the pointer. We can confirm that at the moment you cannot play daily lotto on the Absa app. We have edited the article accordingly.

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