What are the winning numbers for Monday’s $201 million Powerball jackpot?
Powerball is offering a top prize of $201 million in the Monday night drawing. Here are the winning numbers, plus all you need to know about your chances.
Since no winner for the Powerball grand prize, the jackpot has increased from $186 million to $201 million. Just a measly fifteen million dollars, I hear you say! You can’t be blamed after the record jackpot last month.
What were the winning numbers for Monday, 26 December 2022?
The winning numbers for Monday, 26 December 2022 Powerball draw were 17 - 41 - 47 - 60 - 61. The Powerball was 17, and the Power Play was 3X.
What were the winning numbers for Wednesday, 21 December 2022?
The winning numbers for Saturday 24 December 2022 Powerball draw were 17 - 35 - 46 - 54 - 67. The Powerball was 08, and the Power Play was 3X.
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What are the odds of winning Powerball?
As the sum grows, so does the number of players hoping to win. While the chances of winning huge cash prizes are always low, the lower the sum, the higher one’s chances of winning.
Millions played last month when a record-breaking $2.04 billion Powerball prize - the largest in US lottery history - was up for grabs. The winner, who overnight became a billionaire, bought their ticket in California.
Powerball breaks down the odds for players, highlighting the unlikelihood that a player takes home the Grand Prize, calculating the probability as one in over 292 million. However, one’s odd increases significantly when selecting just one or two correct numbers. For guessing just one number correctly, the odds of winning increase to 1 in 38.32, which usually lands someone a whopping $4. Here is the data in detail, provided by Powerball.
|Numbers Correct + Powerball||Cash Prize||Odds|
|Five + Powerball||Grand Prize||1 in 292,201,338|
|Five||$1 million||1 in 11,688,053.52|
|Four + Powerball||$50,000||1 in 913,129.18|
|Four||$100||1 in 36,525.17|
|Three + Powerball||$100||1 in 14,494.11|
|Three||$7||1 in 579.76|
|Two + Powerball||$7||1 in 701.33|
|One + Powerball||$4||1 in 91.98|
|Powerball||$4||1 in 38.32|
Rules of the game: Powerball
In Powerball, players must select five numbers between 1 and 69, and one additional “Powerball” number between 1 and 26. One does not need to get all six numbers to win some cash. However, the more numbers correctly guessed, the larger the prize becomes.
There are three drawings a week on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Saturdays. The jackpot grows after each drawing if no winner takes home the grand prize.
What are Power Play and Double Play?
If players pay $1 extra for Power Play, their winnings will be multiplied by two, three, four, five, or ten, depending on the multiplier number picked out of the hat before the draw takes place. Power Play isn’t applied to the jackpot, and the multiplier is never higher than two if you win the $1m second prize.
For an additional $1, a player’s numbers can also be entered into a second draw, known as Double Play, with a maximum jackpot of $10m.