Many Australians dream about winning the Powerball jackpot which is set from $8 million each week, and if not won, rolled over to subsequent draws. The game has produced some of Australia’s biggest lottery winners, mainly thanks to the uncapped jackpot creating huge potential payouts. Here’s a list of Australia’s Powerball winners:
The largest single winning entry in the history of Powerball was for a $100 million jackpot on 17 January 2019. The lucky winner, a mother in her 40s, received $107,575,649 – an extra $7.5 million in prizes due to the large number of entries she purchased in the draw. The woman stated she would not be retiring from her healthcare job because she is “so passionate about [her] job” and wishes to do more health work for causes important to her.
Many other lucky winners have taken out smaller jackpots in Powerball, from $10 million to $35 million.
Powerball jackpots increase every week until the jackpot is won. Want more info on specific jackpots and their winners? Check out the articles below:
Powerball’s new game matrix allows players to win more often and win bigger jackpots. Since launching the new game matrix in 2018, Powerball has climbed to $100 million at least four times.
The odds of winning Division 1 in Powerball are 1:134,490,400. Here’s a list of the winning number combinations for each division:
|Division||Winning Number Combinations|
|Division 1||7 numbers + the Powerball|
|Division 2||7 numbers|
|Division 3||6 numbers + the Powerball|
|Division 4||6 numbers|
|Division 5||5 numbers + the Powerball|
|Division 6||4 numbers + the Powerball|
|Division 7||5 numbers|
|Division 8||3 numbers + the Powerball|
|Division 9||2 numbers + the Powerball|
Australia’s largest jackpot ever – $150 million Powerball was on 19 September 2019 with millions of Australians rushing to get their ticket. The second-highest jackpot ever offered was the $110 million Powerball on 18 July 2019. Three entries shared in the $110 million prize from New South Wales, Victoria, and South Australia.
Here’s a list of Powerball division 1 wins in 2019 by state:
There were eight wins across the states, totalling to $316,790,903.84 in prizes.