Picking the Powerball alone will award you a $4 prize, which means that with a $2 purchase, you have one in 26 odds of doubling your investment in your ticket (there are 26 red balls to choose from). To win the Powerball Jackpot, you need to match all five white balls in any order, as well as the red Powerball.
Do you win anything if you just get the Powerball number correct?
1 number plus the Powerball – still $4
If you choose one correct number plus the Powerball you’ll bring home $4 again. The odds more than double to a 1 in 91 chance.
How many numbers do I need to win a prize in Powerball?
Powerball has nine prize tiers, and you win by matching the numbers you choose to the winning numbers drawn. You can win a prize by matching the Powerball alone, but you must match all five main numbers plus the Powerball to land the jackpot.
What is the prize money for Powerball?
|Match||Odds of Winnings||Prize|
|5 + Powerball||1 in 292,201,338||Jackpot|
|5||1 in 11,688,054||$1 million|
|4 + Powerball||1 in 913,129||$50,000|
|4||1 in 36,525||$100|
How many lottery numbers do you need to win a prize?
In a Lotto Must Be Won draw where no one wins the jackpot by matching 6 main numbers, there’s a Rolldown. This means the jackpot is shared by players matching 2 or more main numbers, so thousands can expect to win a boosted cash prize!
How much is 3 numbers and the Powerball worth?
|Match 4||$100||1 in 36,525|
|Match 3 + PB||$100||1 in 14,494|
|Match 3||$7||1 in 580|
|Match 2 + PB||$7||1 in 701|
Is 3 numbers in Powerball a prize?
The chance of winning a Division 1 prize in Powerball is 1 in 134,490,400. However, the chance of winning any division prize with a single game in Powerball is 1 in 44!
Odds of Winning.
|Division 7||Any 5 main winning numbers||1:892|
|Division 8||Any 3 main winning numbers and the Powerball||1:188|
Do you get anything on the lottery for 2 numbers?
Under current rules, if you match two numbers, you can get a free lucky dip. If you match them all, you win the jackpot.
How much does 3 numbers pay in Powerball SA?
Choose an extra number from 1 to 20. That is your Powerball (PB). Make payment for the ticket – at the R5 cost per board.
Powerball prizes and odds.
|Matched numbers||Share of prize pool||Odds of winning|
|4/5||4.24%||1 in 9,912|
|3/5 + PB||4.80%||1 in 4,280|
|3/5||4.00%||1 in 225|
|2/5 + PB||3.00%||1 in 299|
What are the 5 most common Powerball numbers?
The Most Common Primary Numbers
The most common primary Powerball numbers are 10, 42, 39, 28, 22, 23, 32, 16, 41, and 26.
How do I collect my Powerball winnings?
Players can generally claim a prize up to $600 at any licensed lottery retailer in the jurisdiction where they bought the ticket. Prizes over $600 can be claimed at some lottery offices, depending on the amount, and also at lottery headquarters.
How long can you claim a Powerball ticket?
Ticket expiration dates typically vary from 90 days to one year depending on the selling jurisdiction. The expiration date is often listed on the back of your ticket. If the expiration date is not listed, check with your lottery.