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How Many Balls Do You Need to Win a Powerball Prize?

Powerball Ticket

Powerball is a multi-state lottery in US states, including the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, and many more states. Powerball replaced the Lotto American lottery in 1992, and it became the first lottery game.

Powerball includes the two drums. One is the white ball, and the other is the red ball, which is considered the Power ball. It consists of the different prices and the one jackpot that increases every time, and many winning jackpot tickets are sold out every year.

How Do PowerPlay balls Work?

Powerball PowerPlay

PowerPlay provides the option to purchase the tickets. If you win any equal to the five balls, it will multiply to money randomly drawn from the number between two to five. For example, if you have a jackpot of less than the then $150 million, you have the 10x winning price and the original price.

Every power play ball option also works differently than the payout is matched from five to six balls. It has specific dollar matching awards from one to five balls. It does not have any match with other plays.

The power play ball options didn’t affect the jackpot size as no multiplier applies to any jackpot payouts.

Balls to win the Powerball Prizes

Powerball Prizes

The powerplay has its own specific rule that you need to pick a single number of the ball accurately. That ball must be from the red balls.

If you pick the power play ball with the award of $4 prize that means you have the $2 purchase, so you have the one in 26 odd of your investment in your tickets. There are 26 red balls so you can choose according to your wish.

If you want to win the Powerball jackpot, then you need to match the five white balls in any order with the red balls according to your choice.

So here are the Powerball payout rules that you need to keep in mind.

Basic Powerball Payouts

Basic Powerball Payouts

The jackpot starts from the $40 million, which doesn’t have any upper limit.

  • Five correct white balls with no Powerballs are equal to the $1,000,000
  • Four proper white balls with one Powerballs is similar to the $10,000
  • 4 Correct White Balls with no Powerball is equal to the $100
  • 3 Correct White Balls with the Powerball is equal to the $100
  • 3 Correct White Balls with no Powerball, which is similar to the $7
  • 2 Correct White Balls with one Powerball that is equal to the $7
  • 1 Correct White Ball with one Powerball, which is similar to $4
  • No White Balls, Just the Powerball is equal to the $4

Payouts for Powerball with PowerPlay

  • 5 Correct White Balls and the Powerball is equal to Jackpot
  • 5 Correct White Balls, but no Powerball is equal to $2,000,000
  • 4 Correct White Balls and the Powerball is equal to $20,000 – $100,000
  • 4 Correct White Balls, but no Powerball is equal to $200 – $1,000
  • 3 Correct White Balls and the Powerball is equal to $200 – $1,000
  • 3 Correct White Balls, but no Powerball is equal to $14 – $70
  • 2 Correct White Balls and the Powerball is equal to $14 – $70
  • 1 Correct White Ball and the Powerball is equal to $8 – $40
  • No White Balls, Just the Powerball is equal to $8 – $40

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