What Are Australia Powerball Rules?
The rules of this lottery are very simple; select 7 numbers between 1 and 35 and an additional number, called the Powerball, from a range of 1 to 20. You can manually select your lucky numbers or choose the Quick Pick feature, which automatically generates them randomly.
If you match all the 8 numbers, you will win an amazing jackpot which always starts at AU$ 3 million! Every time the first prize reaches AU$ 10 million, the jackpot increases by an additional AU$ 10 million with each draw where it is not won. This way, the Australian Powerball jackpot can reach staggering amounts. The current jackpot record is AU$ 107 million won by a single player on the 17th January 2019.
Odds of Winning Australia Powerball
The chances of winning Australian Powerball are a bit worse than the odds of winning other Australian lotteries. However, the prizes are higher, which makes it a great lottery to play in order to win a life-changing amount.
The chances of winning the amazing jackpot are 1 in 134,490,400, which are better than the ones of US Powerball jackpot. Overall, 1 in 44 players wins a prize in each draw, which is an encouraging statistic! Below you can see the odds of winning all 9 prize divisions.
|Prize Division||Match||Odds of Winning|
|Jackpot||+||1 to 134,490,400|
|Second Prize||1 to 7,078,443|
|Third Prize||+||1 to 686,176|
|Fourth Prize||1 to 36,115|
|Fifth Prize||+||1 in 16,943|
|Sixth Prize||+||1 in 1,173|
|Seventh Prize||1 in 892|
|Eight Prize||+||1 in 188|
|Ninth Prize||+||1 in 66|
|General||1 in 44|