# How Do You Play Powerball??

Select five numbers from 1 to 69 for the white balls; then select one number from 1 to 26 for the red Powerball.

Choose your numbers on a play slip or let the lottery terminal randomly pick your numbers.

Jackpots start at \$40 million and grow from there!

Players win a prize by matching one of the 9 Ways to Win.

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### Do you win money if you have 2 numbers in Powerball?

Match 3 white numbers only — \$7. Match 2 white numbers + Powerball — \$7. Match 1 white number + Powerball — \$4. Powerball only — \$4.

## Is Powerball just in California?

Drawings for Powerball are held every Wednesday and Saturday evening at 10:59 p.m. Eastern Time. On January 13, 2016, Powerball produced the largest lottery jackpot in history; the \$1.586 billion jackpot was split by three tickets sold in Chino Hills, California, in Munford, Tennessee, and in Melbourne Beach, Florida.

### How much do you win if you get one number on Powerball?

Powerball Payouts

Numbers Matched Prize Odds of Winning
3 + Powerball \$100 1 in 14,494.11
3 \$7 1 in 579.76
2 + Powerball \$7 1 in 701.33
1 + Powerball \$4 1 in 91.98

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### Was there a winner in Powerball?

The winning numbers were 10, 14, 50, 53, 63 and Powerball 21. Still, 44 tickets held the right numbers to win a \$50,000 prize. The likelihood of winning the jackpot is 1 in 292,201,338, according to the Powerball website. About 1 in every 24.87 Powerball tickets sold wins a prize, starting at \$4.

## What are the most common winning Powerball numbers?

Dr. Kim says the most frequently drawn Powerball number for the past 10 years is number 20. It is followed by 37, 2, 31, and 35. As for those white balls, the most popular is number 42. It is closely followed by 16, 35, 26, and 19.

### Who won Powerball 2017?

CHICOPEE, MA – She’s the winner of the largest grand prize won by a single lottery ticket in U.S. history. So, who is 53-year old Mavis L. Wanczyk? Wanczyk claimed the \$758 million prize on Thursday, August 24, 2017.

### How many mega million tickets can you buy?

There are 12,103,014 possible combinations of the first five numbers ranging from 1 to 70. Multiply that by the 25 options for the final ball and you get 302,575,350 possible Mega Millions tickets. At \$2 for each ticket, then, it would be possible to buy every possible ticket for \$605,150,700.

### How does Powerball payout work?

After taxes, the cash lump sum will be \$187.2 million for each winning ticket. For those winners who choose the annuity, they’ll receive 30 payments over the next 29 years — the first payment is made immediately. Typically, the term of an annuity ends when the recipient dies.

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