Australian Powerball is played by selecting 7 from 35 and 1 from 20 for the Powerball. This video shows how to work out the odds of winning the popular Austr...
What are the odds of winning Powerball? To win Powerball, you must correctly predict the seven winning numbers plus the Powerball number. The odds of winning Division 1 of Powerball are 134,490,400 to 1 for every standard game. The odds of winning the lowest prize on Powerball (two winning numbers plus the Powerball) is 66 to 1 according to Powerball’s Responsible Play page.
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This video shows how to work out the odds of winning Powerball. There are a few simple calculations necessary to get the answer. This video shows the odds o...
The calculation of the Powerball winning odds is a great math lesson. Rather than looking at the winning odds, perhaps it is more instructive to look at losing odds. The odds for not winning the Powerball grand prize (per $2 bet) are 292,201,337 to 292,201,338, which are essentially 1 in 1.
How to Calculate the Probabilities of Winning the Nine PowerBall Prize Levels: , 513∗261=292, 2011,338 or 1 chance in 292, 201, 338. Second Prize Level: Match all five numbers only (1 in 11,688,053.52 odds)
Multiply the number of combinations for the white balls by the number of red balls to find the odds of winning Powerball. Assuming there are 35 red balls, multiply 5,006,386 by 35 to get 175,223,510, meaning that you have a 1 in 175,223,510 chance of winning.