The Australia Powerball
1996 was the year that Australia was introduced to the Powerball. After it was introduced, it grew in popularity and quickly became a household name. The Power Ball has quickly become something that many people in Australia participate in.
There are six main numbers that are drawn. These numbers can consist of any number from 1-40. The Powerball number can consist of any number from 1-20.
Types of Powerball Games
There are five different types of Powerball games that people can play.
Standard- You have one chance of winning the game. You have the option of picking the numbers yourself or having them randomly selected.
System- With a system you have an increase chance of winning. This type of entry let’s you play every combination of the numbers who have chosen which will increase your chance of winning.
Super Combo- This entry lets you play more combination than a standard game but does not cover every combination as in a system entry.
PowerHit Game- This entry will play every possible Powerball number against a single combination of 6 numbers that you pick out.
Syndicate- You increase you chances of winning by sharing the cost with a group of people. This way you can play more combinations. Although you increase your chances of winnings your potential earnings will be split amongst the whole group.
There are multiple divisions that can result in winning.
Division 1- You have all six of the numbers and the Powerball number.
Division 2- You have all six of the winning numbers but do not have the Powerball number.
Division 3- You have five of the winning numbers and the Powerball number.
Division 4- You have five of the winning numbers but do not have the Powerball number.
Division 5- You have four of the winning numbers and the Powerball number.
Division 6- You have three of the winning numbers and the Powerball number.
Division 7- You have four of the winning numbers but do not have the Powerball number.
Division 8- You have two of the winning numbers and the Powerball number.
Jackpots have varied throughout the years that the Powerball was been around in Australia. For a division 1 jackpot the minimum payout is $3 million dollars. Over the years the highest jackpot consisted of $80 million dollars.
The odds of winning this specific lottery are 1 in 76,767,600 for the division 1 jackpot. The odds of winning any prize is 1 in 110.
The numbers that people experience the most wins on are: 1,2,39,25,15,8.
The numbers that people experience the least wins on are: 40,29,5,22,13,12.
This Powerball is open to almost anyone and can easily be played because of the ability to purchase tickets online. There is no requirement to be an Australian resident in order to play and receive winnings. The details of your winnings will be emailed to you if you win. All entry forms and types of games can be purchased online and the winning numbers are also displayed online.