"All about Powerball Prizes & Prize Structure – Power Ball Numbers"
One of the 2 biggest and the most popular USA Lottery games – the Powerball – almost always offers some of the largest lottery prizes available in the world.
Thousands of US Lottery players will be dreaming of winning a Powerball prize twice every week after the Powerball Lottery draw has taken place on Wednesday and Saturday evenings. Everyone, of course, is hoping to win the Powerball jackpot but it should not be forgotten that there will be many thousands of other Powerball prizes up for grabs twice a week.
Just how many different Powerball lotto prizes are you able to win every time that you play Powerball and how much are they worth?
What are the odds of the Powerball Results working in your favour, making you a Powerball winner and enabling you to win one of these valuable Powerball prizes?
All of these questions about the Powerball lotto will be answered for you on this page...
Actually there are more prize categories in which you can win the lottery with the correct winning Power Ball numbers than in most other lottery games around the world.
With 9 different ways in which you can win the lottery when you play Power Ball lottery – there is an excellent chance of winning at least one of the many Powerball prize amounts on offer.
Basically this means that you have more chances of the Powerball lottery results working for you and thus winning the lottery when you play Powerball than you do with the majority of other world lotto games.
The Powerball prize categories range from matching all 5 of the main winning Power Ball numbers plus the POWER ball down to matching NONE of the main winning Powerball Numbers but just the POWER ball itself.
The Powerball prize table below illustrates the 9 different categories of Powerball win to be achieved with an approximate value for each of the prize tiers as well as other important Powerball information – such as the Powerball odds of winning the lottery in each one of the 9 different levels of Powerball prizes.
|POWERBALL PRIZES & ODDS|
|MAIN Powerball Numbers Matched||POWER Ball Number||Powerball WIN||Powerball ODDS|
|5||YES||Jackpot||1 in 292,201,338|
|5||NO||$ 1,000,000||1 in 11,688,053|
|4||YES||$ 50,000||1 in 913,129|
|4||NO||$ 100||1 in 36,525|
|3||YES||$ 100||1 in 14,494|
|3||NO||$ 7||1 in 579|
|2||YES||$ 7||1 in 701|
|1||YES||$ 4||1 in 92|
|0||YES||$ 4||1 in 38|
|OVERALL Powerball ODDS of Winning a Prize 1 in 24.87|
The size of the Powerball Jackpot and all of the other Powerball prizes on the various levels depends entirely upon how many Powerball tickets have been sold in the days between the last Powerball lotto draw and the latest one.
Simply, the more Power Ball tickets that have been sold across the USA and the rest of the world – the bigger the Power Ball jackpot will be and the higher the other Powerball prize amounts will be.
So the above Powerball odds table is based on the averages of the Powerball Results but with the Powerball lotto being played right around the world – you can be sure that the Powerball prizes will be some of the largest available.
One thing that sets the Powerball Lotto apart from the majority of other world lotteries is the Powerball jackpot rollover.
If there is no winner of the Power Ball jackpot – the top prize will rollover onto the following Powerball draw – increasing in size each time it is not won.
The exciting thing with the Powerball jackpot is that there is absolutely no limit at all as to how many times it can rollover – which means that the jackpot is frequently the biggest to be won in the world and regularly reaches some incredible sizes indeed.
Whilst most other jackpot lottery games from around the world rollover in the same way as the Powerball Lotto does – it is really the large size of the increases in the Powerball prize jackpot that happens and the fact that there is no cap on the number of rollovers that can occur that makes the Power Ball Lottery stand out from the rest of world lottery games.
The large Power Ball jackpot increases that occur each time the top prize isn't won are mainly due to the vast number of players that the Powerball lotto game has across America and the rest of the world.
As mentioned elsewhere, the majority of State Lottery jackpots tend to PEAK anywhere between US$ 5 Million & US$ 15 Million and this in itself would be an amazing sum of money to win.The US Powerball jackpot however starts at US$ 40 Million so that's the lowest it's top prize would ever be.
Since it began as Lotto America back in 1988 – the Power Ball jackpot has averaged out somewhere between US$ 95.5 Million & US$ 141 Million and – this is the exciting bit – the Power Ball results will very regularly produce jackpots that Rollover to amounts that are very much larger than this.
You will see that – more often than not – the Powerball lotto jackpot is advertised at anything upwards of US$ 100 Million a huge US$ 200 Million and very often even US$ 300 Million making it among the TOP 2 World Lottery games in the whole of the lottery industry and certainly one of the richest lotteries.
Every so often the Powerball Jackpot will rise to even greater heights of over US$ 300 Million and even US$ 400 Million or more by which time the entire lottery playing world is sitting up and taking notice – especially when it breaks the US$ BILLION mark!.
This is what makes the Powerball Lottery such a firm favourite with so many millions of lottery players right across the USA and the rest of the world.
It is already well documented that the Powerball from the MUSL regularly produces some truly massive jackpots – the biggest Powerball jackpot won to date being an absolutely earth-shattering US$ 1.586 BILLION was won by 3 tickets from California, Florida and Tennessee on January 13th 2016. This is by far the biggest lottery jackpot of all time so far to have been won across the world.
The winning Powerball numbers on this truly historic occasion were:- 4, 8, 19, 27, 34 and the Power Ball 10.
The 2nd largest Powerball jackpot won so far was an incredible US$ 590.5 Million which was won on May 18th 2013 by 1 lucky winner from Florida. This currently stands as the largest lottery jackpot ever to have been won in the world on a single ticket.
The 3rd largest Powerball jackpot so far has was won just 6 months earlier on November 28th 2012 when a massive top prize of US$ 587.5 Million was won by 2 ticket holders from Arizona and Missouri.
The 4th biggest Powerball jackpot to have been won to date has been the US$ 365 Million won on February 18th 2006
by 8 lucky Power Ball winners from Nebraska.
The lucky Powerball winners on this momentous occasion were all colleagues at the ConAgra Foods plant in Lincoln – Michael Terpstra, Robert Stewart, Alain Maboussou, David Gehle, Eric Zornes, Quang Dao, Chasity Rutjens and Dung Tran.
The winning Power Ball Numbers for this record jackpot draw were as follows: 5, 17, 43, 44, 48 and the Power Ball was 29.
In addition to these amazing Powerball jackpot lottery wins here are 12 others that have been in excess of US$ 200 Million since 2004 alone – here they are…
On April 12th 2006 a Powerball jackpot of US$ 224 Million was won by a group of 13 State employees from Missouri – a record at the time for any Missouri Lottery win. The winning Power Ball numbers were: 16, 26, 34, 35, 41 and the Power Ball was 24.
Another huge Powerball jackpot followed soon afterwards back on August 5th 2006 when US$ 208.6 Million was won by a group of 100 from Wisconsin called the “100 Miracles”. The winning Power Ball numbers on this occasion were:2, 3, 9, 48, 50, and the Power Ball was 23.
A fourth Powerball Jackpot in 2006 in excess of US$ 200 Million was won by Tom and Kellie Guderian from Fort Dodge, Iowa on September 23rd. Their Powerbll jackpot win of US$ 200.8 Million is still the largest win in the history of the Iowa Lottery. The Powerball winning numbers were:13, 21, 26, 45, 50, and the Powerball was 20.
January 24th 2007 saw a Power Ball jackpot of US$ 254 Million won by the Wilson family from St.Louis – a record Missouri Lottery win at the time. The lucky Powerball Numbers for the Wilson family were as follows:9, 19, 29, 42, 53 and the Powerball was 17.
David W. Coterel, his son David W. Coterel Jr. and daughter Lyn Hiles all from the Dayton area of Ohio won a US$ 314.3 Million Powerball jackpot on August 25th 2007. These lucky Powerball winners correctly selected the winning Powerball numbers which were as follows:2, 8, 23, 29, 35, and the Power Ball was 19.
On March 15th 2008 a Powerball jackpot of US$ 276.3 Million was won by 8 workers from the Mongolia Tax Office in West Virginia. The winning Powerball lottery numbers on this occasion were: 6, 22, 42, 43, 47 and the Power Ball was 16.
The largest ever Powerball jackpot in New Mexico Lottery history was the incredible US$ 206.9 Million prize won by 9 residents from Roswell on September 27th 2008. The Power Ball winning numbers they chose were:13, 24, 29, 40, 52 plus Power Ball 29.
Neila Wanless from Mission, in the State of South Dakota won a massive US$ 232.1 Million Powerball jackpot on May 27th 2009 – the largest Power Ball jackpot won in the history of the South Dakota Lottery. The Power Ball numbers drawn on this occasion were: 5, 6, 12, 16, 21, and the Power Ball was 7.
On August 19th 2009 – Solomon Jackson Jr. enjoyed the largest lottery win in the history of the South Carolina Education Lottery when he correctly matched the winning Power Ball numbers which were 14, 24, 31, 43, 51 and a POWER Ball of 27. Solomon won a life-changing US$ 259.9 Million Powerball jackpot.
Sandra McNeil from new Jersey scooped a US$ 211.7 Million Powerball jackpot on March 13th 2010 – the largest since the New Jersey lottery began offering the Powerball lottery game on January 31st the same year. The Power Ball numbers for this draw were: 6, 16, 20, 31, 36 with a Power Ball of 8.
The largest Powerball jackpot win to be achieved in the State of Missouri occurred on April 21st 2010 when US$ 258.5 Million was won by Chris Shaw from Marshall. This is the largest lottery prize ever won to date in Missouri Lottery history. The winning Power Ball numbers on this occasion were: 11, 34, 41, 49, 55, and the Power Ball was 20.
June 2nd 2010 saw the Blind Trust from Ohio winning a massive US$ 261 Million Powerball jackpot – the largest Powerball win in the State since the Ohio Lottery began selling Powerball Tickets on April 16th 2010. The winning Power Ball numbers for the draw were: 4, 9, 14, 39, 43 – the Power Ball 38.
As you can see from the Powerball lottery prize table above – the odds of you predicting the winning Power Ball numbers range from a distant 1 in 292.2 million to win the Powerball Lottery jackpot right down to 1 in 38 for matching none of the main Power Ball numbers but just matching the POWERball itself.
The actual overall odds of winning ANY one of the thousands of Powerball lotto prize amounts is a very respectable 1 in 24.87.
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The Power Ball lottery results and winning Power Ball numbers produce some of the richest lottery prizes in the world and have more prize categories available to be won than most other lottery games can offer.
You can check the latest Powerball result after the draw each Wednesday and Saturday evening in various ways – by visiting the Powerball Results page on Global Lottery Review, watching the draw live on whichever TV Station it is televised on in your particular state, by checking the newspapers or listening to the radio.
When will the Power Ball numbers create a new record Powerball jackpot? Only time will tell and with the frequency of Powerball jackpot rollovers occurring week after week it will only be a matter of time before a new world lottery record is created.
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