Lotto Plus 1 was first launched on November 26, 2003, like a 6/49 game. It is an expansion of the Lotto game. Lotto Plus 1 gives you an additional chance to win at the game at an added cost. A player can only play Lotto Plus 1 after playing the Lotto. The game boards listed for Lotto Plus 1 are the same as the board listed for Lotto.
Player has to choose six numbers from 1 to 52. Out of which 7 winning numbers are chosen which include 6 main numbers and a bonus number. Lotto Plus 1 draw takes place twice a week - Wednesday and Saturday. The probability of winning a Lotto Plus 1 game is one in 20,358,520.
Lotto Plus jackpot is not alike the Lotto jackpot. If no one wins the jackpot then the winning amount is split between the produced Lotto Plus 1 winners. The highest amount of R58 million was shared by 2 players on 21 November 2018, each player took home R29 million. This had set a record in the Lotto Plus 1 game.