The Ultimate Powerball Strategy Guide
Powerball changed the way lottery games were played in America. The odds of winning are significantly increased by having five numbers from one set and another number from another set. Powerball continues to increase the odds of winning the big jackpots that attract a lot of attention.
Powerball Number Field Variations
Powerball introduced more major changes to the game in 2015. The current format has remained unchanged since then. The main number group has grown from 59 to 1969. The Powerball number group dropped from 1/35 to 1/26.
Odds 1 in 292,201 3,338
Jackpot: Minimum $40 million
Select Size: Pick-5 + Choose-1
Where to Play: 44 States and Puerto Rico.
How to play: Pick 5 numbers between 1-69 and 1 from 26
Drawings: Wednesdays & Saturdays
How to win: Match all five winning numbers with the Power ball number