Powerball Lottery 9 April, 2019
Having initially played ‘little sister’ to Mega Millions, changes made to Powerball in January 2012 and October 2015 meant that the Powerball lottery now consistently awards the biggest lottery jackpots in the world. In the year after the 2012 changes just under one in two (actual amount: 50 out of 104) Powerball draw jackpots were more than $100,000,000
The odds of winning any Powerball prize are now just 1 in 24.87, while the chances of winning the jackpot are 1 in 292,201,338.
How to Play the Powerball Lottery?
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.
Quick Guide to Playing
- Buy tickets for online or from your local Powerball retailer.
- Pick five regular numbers from 1–69 and the Powerball from 1–26
- Draws take place on Wednesday and Saturday evenings as 10.59 p.m. ET.
- Check the Powerball and other winning numbers.
- Odds of winning a payout stand at 1 in 24.87.
- Win huge jackpots of more than $40,000,000.
- Claim prizes by within 180 days or online the next day.
Powerball Lottery Result April 2019
Payouts are awarded according to how many numbers you have matched. The golden rule is that the more numbers matched the bigger the prize. The biggest decision you’ll need to make is your Powerball number, as matching this alone will win you $4, match just two more regular numbers and you’re on your way.
Powerball costs $2 per play,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.
Top 5 powerball winners
Choose five numbers from between 1 and 69. Like nearly all lotteries, none of these five numbers can be the same and the order doesn’t matter. You’ll also choose a Powerball number between 1 and 26. We recommend you spend a little more and take the Power Play option; we explain why in more detail below. Once you’ve bought a ticket, you’re going to have to wait for the drawings to take place on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 10:59 p.m. (EST). It’s that simple and will take you one step closer to hunting down that big win.