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 76,767,600:1 6,397,300:1
Division 2 6 winning numbers 4,040,400:1 336,700:1
Division 3 5 winning numbers + the Powerball 376,312:1 31,360:1
Division 4 5 winning numbers  19,806:1 1,651:1
Division 5 4 winning numbers + the Powerball 9,123:1 761:1
Division 6 3 winning numbers + the Powerball 641:1 54:1
Division 7 4 winning numbers 480:1 40:1
Division 8 2 winning numbers + the Powerball 110:1 10:1

* Minimum play for Powerball: 4 standard games

game rules

View the Game Rules for Powerball (effective 1 March 2013).

prize fund

In accordance with Rules 11.7 and 11.8 of the Rules of Authorised Lotteries, the Prize Fund in each draw of Powerball shall be distributed amongst the Prize Divisions as follows:

(A) For draws conducted on and after 1 March 2013:



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%