Powerball is probably one of the high net-worth lotteries with the jackpot pegging around INR 3,99,24,22,50,000. Hence, millions of people across the globe take part in the Powerball lottery.

It is one such international lottery that Indians love due to its winning prize. However, you will be shocked to know that the odds of winning Powerball lottery are one in millions, 1 in 292 million, to be precise!

 And the odds of becoming a millionaire by playing Powerball lottery are 1 in 12 million.

Winning the Powerball lottery is easy but hitting the jackpot is the tricky part. People always win low-tier prizes every week of considerable value; however; they aren’t enough to make the headlines.

But to win big, you need to play, and this is what keeps people going. Failure after failure, they still buy the tickets in hopes that someday they will hit the jackpot.

The lottery provides an opportunity for people to become rich overnight and there are many living proofs of that. With the internet becoming every household thing, it has become easier for lottery enthusiasts to take part in some of the high net-worth international lotteries like Powerball.

You can become a instant win by playing Powerball lottery given that you understand the rules and standards of this particular lottery. All you have to do is match five numbers, sounds easy right?

Well, this isn’t the case. You have to select five numbers from 1 to 69 and one Powerball number from 1 to 26, also known as “Quick Pick.”

When it comes to selecting the numbers, the most common mistake people make is selecting the most significant dates of their lives like birthdays, anniversaries, etc. By doing this, they are restricting themselves to only 31 numbers (from the calendar), hence, their odds of winning just decreases highly. So it is extremely important that you choose the numbers wisely and don’t rely on birthdates and anniversary dates only.

There are nine ways to win the Powerball Lottery:

You will succeed if you are able to match your numbers to the numbers drawn in 1 of 9 different ways.

  • Match Powerball + 5 White Balls – Wins Jackpot
  • Match 5 White Balls – Wins Rs. 7,00,80,500.00
  • Match Powerball + 4 White Balls – 35,04,250.00
  • Match 4 White Balls – Wins Rs. 7,008.50
  • Match Powerball + 3 White Balls – Wins Rs. 7,008.50
  • Match 3 White Balls – Wins Rs. 490.81
  • Match Powerball + 2 White Balls – Rs. Wins 490.81
  • Match Powerball + 1 White Ball – 280.46
  • Match Powerball – Wins Rs. 280.46

NOTE: the winning amount may vary

When playing Powerball or any other lottery, you must take part considering it as a game and not an investment. So never spend more than you can actually afford.

According to the experts, you must stick to the numbers that you have chosen and avoid selecting different numbers all the time when you buy the ticket.