game rules & odds

odds of winning Powerball effective 1 March 2013 (Draw 877) are listed below.

Division What you need in one game to win Odds based
on 1 Game*
Odds based
on 12 Games
Division 1 6 winning numbers + the Powerball 1:76,767,600 1:6,397,300
Division 2 6 winning numbers 1:4,040,400 1:336,700
Division 3 5 winning numbers + the Powerball 1:376,312 1:31,360
Division 4 5 winning numbers  1:19,806 1:1,651
Division 5 4 winning numbers + the Powerball 1:9,123 1:761
Division 6 3 winning numbers + the Powerball 1:641 1:54
Division 7 4 winning numbers 1:480 1:40
Division 8 2 winning numbers + the Powerball 1:110 1:10

* Minimum play for Powerball: 4 standard games

game rules

Download the Powerball Game Rules (effective 1 March 2013)

prize fund

Effective 1 March 2013, the prize fund in each draw of Powerball shall be distributed amongst the Prize Divisions as follows:

Division Percentage
Division 1 40.0%
Division 2 3.25%
Division 3 3.4%
Division 4 1.9%
Division 5 1.45%
Division 6 12.65%
Division 7 11.35%
Division 8 26.0%