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US Powerball details & rules
The US Powerball holds the record for the largest Jackpot in the world, sitting at an incredible $1586.4M.
The main balls and the Powerball are drawn from 2 separate barrels. The main barrel contains numbers from 1 to 69, and the Powerball barrel numbers from 1 to 26. 5 numbers are drawn from the main barrel, and one Powerball is drawn from the Powerball barrel.
For an extra $1 (so $3 per ticket instead of $2), players can opt into the PowerPlay option. The PowerPlay option allows players to multiply their dividends, up to a maximum of $2M.
After the main numbers and the Powerball are drawn, the PowerPlay number is drawn from yet another barrel. This barrel contains 42 balls ranging from 2 to 5, with the smaller balls represented more frequently. Here is the breakdown:
|Balls in barrel||24||13||3||2|
|Odds of being drawn||57.14%||30.95%||7.14%||4.76%|
If the Jackpot is below $150M, an extra 10x PowerPlay ball is added to the barrel. When this happens, the odds look like this:
|Balls in barrel||24||13||3||2||1|
|Odds of being drawn||55.81%||30.23%||6.98%||4.65%||2.33%|
|Match||Odds (1 in..)||Dividends||Average Winners *|
|5 Numbers + Powerball||292,201,338||Jackpot! currently $79,000,000||0|
|4 Numbers + Powerball||913,129||$50,000||19|
|3 Numbers + Powerball||14,494||$100||1,355.50|
|2 Numbers + Powerball||701||$7||27,785.70|
|1 Number + Powerball||92||$4||212,122.10|
* Note: The average winners is caculated over the last 10 draws
Latest draws and results for the US Powerball
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