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 happens if you match the Powerball only?
If You Match One Number, Here’s What You Win
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. You can put that money into buying two more Powerball tickets!
Is there a prize for matching one Powerball number?
The Powerball – $4
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.
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.
Do you need to match all the Powerball numbers?
You can match the white ball numbers in any order of a given play to win a prize. The red Powerball number of a given play on your ticket must match the red Powerball drawn. Each play on a ticket is separately determined; players cannot crisscross play lines on a ticket or combine numbers from other tickets.
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|
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|
Does 2 white numbers win anything in Powerball?
If you match two white Powerball numbers, then unfortunately you won’t walk away with any money, according to Powerball’s rules. If you match a white ball and the red Powerball, then you’ll walk away with $4.
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|
How do you win Powerball numbers?
To win Division 1 you need to match all seven of your numbers, plus the Powerball number, to the winning numbers from the draw. The winning seven numbers are randomly selected from a pool of 35 balls numbered 1 to 35. The winning Powerball number is randomly selected from a pool of 20 balls number 1 to 20.