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Powerball Prizes

There are nine different ways to win Powerball prizes in every draw, based on how many numbers you match. You can win \$4 just for matching the Powerball, while the jackpot is won by matching all five main numbers plus the Powerball. The top prize starts at \$20 million ( * During the Coronavirus pandemic, the starting jackpot may be lower than this) and increases every time it is not won.

If there are multiple winners of the jackpot, it will be shared equally between them. The eight prizes below the jackpot are fixed amounts, so for these prizes there is a guaranteed payout regardless of how many winning players there are. Go to the Powerball Numbers page to see the latest prize payouts.

### Payout Chart

The Powerball payout chart below shows how many numbers you need to match to win the different prizes and the odds of winning each. You can also see statistics about past winners in each division.

Powerball Payout Chart
Prize Level Payout Odds Fewest
Ever Winners
Highest
Ever Winners
Average
Winners Per Draw
Winners in Last Draw
Match 5 + PB Jackpot 1 in 292,201,338 0 4 0.1 0
Match 5 \$1,000,000 1 in 1,688,054 0 89 2.6 0
Match 4 + PB \$50,000 1 in 913,129 1 827 23.6 11
Match 4 \$100 1 in 36,525 136 20,544 710.8 231
Match 3 + PB \$100 1 in 14,494 329 47,685 1,385.5 629
Match 3 \$7 1 in 580 9,160 1,164,124 40,118.3 16,210
Match 2 + PB \$7 1 in 701 7,441 895,097 25,830.1 14,028
Match 1 + PB \$4 1 in 92 60,368 6,343,237 181,473.9 107,399
Match 0 + PB \$4 1 in 38 0 14,595,721 405,545.0 264,992
The overall odds of winning a Powerball prize are approximately 1 in 24.9

Figures calculated using results drawn between April 22nd 1992 and January 27th 2021.

View the different Powerball prizes on offer in our comprehensive payout chart, along with Power Play prizes and the odds of winning at each level. ]]>