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.

Australia Powerball Divisions
Division Match Odds (1 in..) Pool Distribution
1 7 Numbers + Powerball 134,490,400 35%
2 7 Numbers 7,078,443 1.8%
3 6 Numbers + Powerball 686,176 1.1%
4 6 Numbers 36,115 2%
5 5 Numbers + Powerball 16,943 1.5%
6 5 Numbers 1,173 9.7%
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!