# How many Powerball tickets would you have to buy to guarantee a win?

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You need to buy just over 175,223,510 tickets to guarantee a win by buying every single combination. Actually, if you buy all the numbers you’ll wind up better than guaranteeing a win. You guarantee multiple wins, since a few of the tickets will have winning combinations of numbers short of the jackpot.

## How many Powerball tickets do you need to buy to guarantee a win?

There are 292,201,338 possible combinations in the Powerball lottery, and so if you bought 292,201,338 tickets, manually covering each possible winning combination, you would be guaranteed of winning not only a share of the jackpot but also all of the fixed prizes for partial matches (which total to \$56,453,493).

## What is a Powerball guaranteed ticket?

A PowerHit System entry is a combination of a PowerHit ticket and a System ticket. This means that you play more numbers than the standard 7, PLUS you are guaranteed the Powerball. This ticket increases your chances of winning.

## Do you win a prize for 2 numbers on Powerball?

2 numbers plus the Powerball – \$7

If your ticket matches two numbers and the Powerball you’ll get \$7 but the odds to get there begin to skyrocket to 1 in 701.

## How many tickets should I buy to win the lottery?

Buying five tickets would give you a five in 302 million chance of winning the current \$970 million Mega Millions jackpot, which are better odds than just buying one ticket, but you’re still far more likely to be struck by lightning.

## 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 Match Odds
Division 7 Any 5 main winning numbers 1:892
Division 8 Any 3 main winning numbers and the Powerball 1:188

## How much is 3 numbers and the Powerball worth?

Payout Chart

Prize Level Payout Odds
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

## Does 2 white numbers win anything in Powerball?

Match 2 white numbers + Powerball — \$7. Match 1 white number + Powerball — \$4. Powerball only — \$4.

## Does 2 numbers on the lotto win anything?

If you match two main numbers you will receive a free Lotto Lucky Dip, while there are fixed prizes of £30, £140 and £1,750 available for matching three, four, or five main numbers. … If you match five of the main numbers plus this Bonus Ball, you will win £1 million.

## 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.

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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