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Powerball by Oz Lotteries
What is Powerball?
Powerball is a weekly Australian lotto game played every Thursday night.
In Powerball, there are two barrels of numbers. The first barrel holds 35 balls numbered from 1 to 35. The second barrel holds 20 balls numbered from 1 to 20.
From the first barrel, 7 winning numbers are selected. From the second barrel, 1 number is selected, called the Powerball.
What type of Powerball tickets are available?
There are 4 types of tickets: Standard, Powerhit, Systems & Syndicates
What is a Standard ticket?
A Standard game in Powerball is made up of 7 main numbers and 1 Powerball number. Each Standard game gives you one chance of winning a prize. Game numbers can be chosen manually or automatically using the QuickPick function. The minimum ticket you can purchase is 4 game lines.
To play you will need to choose 7 main numbers from 1 to 35, as well as 1 Powerball number from 1 to 20.
How to win Powerball?
Match 7 winning numbers and the Powerball to win Division 1 in Powerball. Winning combinations for each division are shown below. For each game line on your ticket, only the highest division is paid out.
|Division 1||All 7 main winning numbers + the Powerball||1:134,490,400|
|Division 2||All 7 main winning numbers||1:7,078,443|
|Division 3||Any 6 main winning numbers + the Powerball||1:686,176|
|Division 4||Any 6 main winning numbers||1:36,115|
|Division 5||Any 5 main winning numbers + the Powerball||1:16,943|
|Division 6||Any 4 main winning numbers + the Powerball||1:1,173|
|Division 7||Any 5 main winning numbers||1:892|
|Division 8||Any 3 main winning numbers + the Powerball||1:188|
|Division 9||Any 2 main winning numbers + the Powerball||1:66|
What time is Powerball drawn?
Powerball is drawn every Thursday at 8:30pm AEST (9:30pm AEDT).
Can I increase my chances of winning?
You can increase your chances of winning Powerball by purchasing a more advanced ticket type.
Click on the ticket types below to see how you can increase your chances of winning Powerball.
We also recommend looking at the most and least common numbers in our statistics. Keep in mind that Powerball is a game of chance where all numbers have an equal chance of being drawn.
When do entries close?
Powerball entries close every Thursday at 7:25pm AEST (8:25pm AEDT).
How can I check results?
Details of your results are emailed to you following the draw.
You can also navigate to the Powerball results page for a full breakdown of divisions.
How can I watch the draw?
Powerball is broadcast on Channel 7 or 7TWO (and affiliated regional stations) at approximately 8:30pm AEST (9:30pm AEDT) every Thursday. You can also live stream the draw online on the 7plus website.
Still have questions?
Learn about how to play Powerball.