As mentioned above, checking the odds of winning is very important. This can help you in evaluating a fruitful strategy and it can also help you in getting a better idea about the game. The odds of winning are different for different lottery games. So, what are the odds when it comes to this lottery game? The odds of winning the Powerball lottery game have been drastically improved over the last few years. Many people in the USA and other places where this lottery game is active try to play this game for winning the jackpot or at least a good amount of money as a prize. But before you start to play, it is always better to assess the odds of winning this lottery game. As of February 2020, the odds of this lottery game are:
Hitting the jackpot i.e. 5 white-colored balls and 1 red ball is just 1 in almost 300,000,000.
Getting 5 white-colored balls correctly with no red balls is just 1 in almost 11,700,000.
Getting 4 white-colored balls correct along with the red power ball is 1 in almost 913,000.
Getting 4 white-colored balls correct with no red ball is 1 in almost 36,000.
Getting 3 white-colored balls correct with the red ball is 1 in almost 14,500.
Getting 3 white-colored balls correct but no red ball is 1 in almost 580.
Getting 2 white-colored balls correct along with the red ball is 1 in almost 702.
Getting 1 white ball correct as well as the red ball is 1 in almost 92.
Getting no white-colored balls correct but the red ball correctly is 1 in almost 38.
Overall odds of winning a prize in Powerball are 1 in almost 25.
The odds are quite decent and you have a chance to win at least one prize which is 1 in 25. As the odds of winning have increased a lot over the last few years, many more people are showing their interest in this lottery game. Hence, the tickets are selling more with more combinations.