You asked: What happens if you hit the Powerball number only?

If your Powerball matches the one that is drawn you will get your $2 ticket purchase back and a couple bucks more, for a total of $4. The odds of your ticket matching only the Powerball is 1 in 38.

What if I just got the Powerball number?

You can win $4 just for matching the Powerball, while the jackpot is won by matching all five main numbers plus the Powerball. The top prize starts at $20 million (*Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, the starting jackpot may be lower than this) and increases every time it is not won.

What is the payout for just the Powerball number?

The prize structure of Powerball below can help you calculate the odds of winning the lottery:

Numbers Matched Prize Odds of Winning
3 $7 1 in 579.76
2 + Powerball $7 1 in 701.33
1 + Powerball $4 1 in 91.98
Powerball only $4 1 in 38.32

Do you win anything with 1 number on Mega Millions?

Unfortunately, if you only matched one white number on the Mega Millions drawing, you did NOT win any money. If the only number matched was the yellow Mega Ball number itself, then you’ll win $2.

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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

Does one number and the Powerball win anything?

Unfortunately, you don’t win much if you only match one Powerball number, and whether you win anything at all depends on which color you match. If you only matched one white number, then you haven’t won anything. If you matched only the red ball (the Powerball, which is the last number drawn), then you’ll win $4.

Do you get anything on the lottery for 2 numbers?

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.

What does 2 numbers on the lottery mean?

Two numbers means you win a Lucky Dip for a future draw.

Is 2 numbers on Mega Millions worth anything?

Yes, if you match two Mega Millions numbers during the drawing, this means that you will walk away with some money, but you won’t win the jackpot. However, you will only win some money if you matched a yellow ball and a white ball. Matching two white balls won’t get you any winnings.

How is Mega Millions payout?

Annuity option: The Mega Millions annuity is paid out as one immediate payment followed by 29 annual payments. … When the jackpot is $50 million, each payment is half as big, etc. Cash option: A one-time, lump-sum payment that is equal to the cash in the Mega Millions jackpot prize pool.

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