Australia Powerball

Australia Powerball boasts jackpots which can quickly rise higher than ₹511 Crore. Draws are held every week on a Thursday and there are nine prize tiers. Find out more about how the game works, including all the prize information and some frequently asked questions.

Australia Powerball Information

How to play Australia Powerball

  • Pick seven main numbers from 1 to 35, plus one Powerball between 1 and 20. The Powerball number is drawn from a separate set so you can use the same number as one of your main balls. Alternatively, select the Quick Pick option if you’re happy to play a random set of numbers.
  • Repeat the above for every panel you want to play. You can fill in up to eight panels at once.
  • Choose how many draws to enter. You can play a single draw or subscribe for either one or three months.
  • Select ‘Add to Cart’ when you are happy with your numbers, then pay. You will need to sign in to your LotteryWorld account, or register if you are a new player. If you have funds in your account then you can buy your entries straight away, otherwise you will need to add funds.
  • Wait for the results to come in. Draws take place at 3:00 PM IST every Thursday.

Australia Powerball Prizes and Odds

Match all seven main numbers plus the Powerball to land the jackpot, which starts at over ₹15 Crore. If the jackpot is not won in a particular draw it will roll over and increase in value for the following one – it can roll over for a maximum of 25 consecutive draws.

You can also win prizes for matching fewer numbers, starting for matching just two of the main numbers drawn and the Powerball. The following table shows all the different prize tiers and the odds of winning:

Australia Powerball Prize Fund and Odds
Match Percentage of Prize Fund Odds
7 + Powerball Jackpot (40%) 1 in 134,490,400
7 1.1% 1 in 7,078,443
6 + Powerball 1.1% 1 in 686,176
6 2% 1 in 36,115
5 + Powerball 1.5% 1 in 16,943
4 + Powerball 9.7% 1 in 1,173
5 7.6% 1 in 892
3 + Powerball 15% 1 in 188
2 + Powerball 22% 1 in 66

Overall odds of winning are 1 in 44

Australia Powerball FAQs

Learn more about Australia Powerball by checking out the answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about the game.

How much does it cost to bet?

A single bet costs ₹200. However, the cost per bet is lower if you subscribe.

What is the Powerball?

The Powerball is the eighth number to be selected in each draw. It is drawn from a separate pool of numbers from 1 to 20, so you can pick the same Powerball as one of your main numbers. The Powerball cannot be substituted for one of your main numbers, or vice versa, meaning that the Powerball you pick must match the Powerball selected in the winning line.

Can you only play in Australia?

Tickets for the game are only available in Australia, but you can bet on the results of the game from other countries online and win the same prizes as if you were in Australia.

Is it legal to bet on the game from India?

Yes, India is one of many countries around the world which allows betting on lotteries.

Is there a jackpot cap or rollover limit?

There is a rollover limit of 25 draws in Australia Powerball, after which the top prize must be shared between players in the highest winning tier. However, there is no cap on how high the jackpot can go and it grows so quickly that the rollover limit has never been enforced.

What is the biggest Australia Powerball jackpot ever won?

The record for the largest Australia Powerball jackpot of all time is ₹767 Crore. Three players split this record prize on September 19th, 2019.

How do you find out if you are a winner?

You will be notified by email if you are a winner. You can also see the latest Australia Powerball Results as soon as draws take place every Thursday.

How many numbers do you need to win the Australia Powerball?

To win the jackpot you must match all seven numbers and the Powerball that are drawn. There are nine prize levels in total that increase in payout for every extra ball you match, starting at matching just two numbers and the Powerball.

How long does it take to get Australia Powerball Winnings?

If you play Australia Powerball online then your winnings will be paid instantly into your account as soon as the winning numbers and prize amounts have been verified. If you have been fortunate to win a large payout then you may be contacted by someone to arrange to have the payout wired directly to your bank account.

Has anyone ever won Australia Powerball online?

Each week thousands of players win Australia Powerball prizes online, and that includes the odd occasion where one or more players win the jackpot. You can win the jackpot online and the multi-million dollar winnings will be arranged to be sent to your bank account directly, making sure all secure steps are taken along the way.