The Greece Powerball, better known as TZOKER (Joker) is held three times a week, on Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday. The draw takes place at 22:00. Greece is one hour ahead of South Africa, so that time is 21:00.
The results for the Greece Powerball draw held on Thursday, May 12, 2022 were as follows:
8 19 23 27 33 Powerball: 7
Previous winning numbers: 15 23 32 33 43 Powerball: 15
For this draw, the jackpot stood at €600,000
The next Greece Powerball will be held on Sunday, May 15, 2022.
How to play the Greece Powerball
You can participate in the Greece powerball from any part of the world, including South Africa.
The first step is finding an online vendor.
To play, select 5 number from 1 to 45. Then select another number, the powerball, from 1 to 20.
To win the jackpot, all 6 numbers must match the winning numbers. There are however winnings for matching some of the numbers, allocated as follows.
|Prize Division||Numbers Matched||Odds of Winning||Prize|
|1||5 + 1||1 in 24,435,180||Jackpot (24.9% of ticket sales)|
|2||5||1 in 1,286,062||3.85% of ticket sales|
|3||4 + 1||1 in 122,175||€2,500|
|4||4||1 in 6,430||€50|
|5||3 + 1||1 in 3,132||€50|
|6||3||1 in 164||€2|
|7||2 + 1||1 in 247||€2|
|8||2||1 in 53||€1.50|
As long as you have a registered account, the vendor will store your selection safely. You will be notified via email if you turn out a winner.
The dealine for taking part in each draw is 21:30 on the night of the draw. At 22:15, you can play for the next draw.
You can play as many boards as you want, and participate in either single or multiple draws.
Lottery winnings above €100 are subject to 15% tax in Greece.
Lottery winnings above €500 are subject to a 20% tax.
Participants must be 18 years or older.
The Greek Powerball is ran by OPAP – Greek Organisation of Football Prognostics (Οργανισμός Προγνωστικών Αγώνων Ποδοσφαίρου).
The organization holds the exlusive rights to conduct all numerical lotteries and sports betting games in Greece. Until 2013, it was a state-owned monopoly. It has however since been privatized.
OPAP was established in 1958 under the General Secretariat for Sport. Today it operates over 10 games, with the oldest running continuously since 1959.
The Powerball, under the name TZOKER, has been running since 16 November 1997. It has gone on to create hundreds of millionaires.
The record Powerball jackpot was €19.3 million, shared by 3 lucky winners in 2010.