Powerball Jackpot (Australia)
The Australian Powerball Jackpot currently sits at A$3M.
Powerball draws take place on Thursday, complementing Monday & Wednesday Lotto (drawn Monday and Wednesday), the Oz Lotto (drawn on Tuesday) and Saturday Lotto (drawn on Saturday).
The largest ever recorded Powerball Jackpot in Australia was an incredible A$150M, making it the largest Jackpot ever in Australia, ahead of Oz Lotto sitting at A$112M.
Unlike other Australian lotteries such as Oz Lotto, Monday & Wednesday Lotto and Saturday Lotto which only have one barrel, the Australian Powerball has 2 barrels, one for the main numbers with 35 balls and one for the Powerball number with 20 balls.
The odds of winning the Jackpot sit at 1 in 134,490,400, making it the hardest Jackpot to win ahead of Oz Lotto (1 in 45,379,620), Monday & Wendesday Lotto and Saturday Lotto (1 in 8,145,060).
Each Division has a percentage of the total prize pool allocated, and is shared amongst all winners of the division.
|Division||Match||Odds (1 in..)||Pool Distribution|
|1||7 Numbers + Powerball||134,490,400||35%|
|3||6 Numbers + Powerball||686,176||1.1%|
|5||5 Numbers + Powerball||16,943||1.5%|
|7||4 Numbers + Powerball||892||7.6%|
|8||3 Numbers + Powerball||188||15%|
|9||2 Numbers + Powerball||66||26.3%|
Like other Australian lotteries, the Powerball comes with System & Pick entries in addition to the standard entries.
You can simulate playing the Powerball for free here. System and pick entries are supported as well!