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Powerball ODDS

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Posted: June 6, 2009, 8:13 am - IP Logged

Here are the odds for the current powerball. Does anyone remember the odds for the 1-55/1-39 game.

 

MatchOddsPrize(Odds 1:4)(Odds 1:4)(Odds 1:4)(Odds 1:4)
5 Numbers plus POWERBALL1 - 195,249,054Jackpot*
n/a
n/an/an/a
5 Numbers without POWERBALL1 - 5,138,133$200,000$1,000,000$1,000,000$1,000,000$1,000,000
4 Numbers plus POWERBALL1 - 723,145$10,000$20,000$30,000$40,000$50,000
4 Numbers without POWERBALL1 - 19,030$100$200$300$400$500
3 Numbers plus POWERBALL1 - 13,644$100$200$300$400$500
3 Numbers without POWERBALL1 - 359$7$14$21$28$35
2 Numbers plus POWERBALL1 - 787$7$14$21$28$35
1 Number plus POWERBALL1 - 123$4$8$12$16$20
POWERBALL1 - 62$3$6$9$12$15
Overall odds of winning are 1:35

 

Surprising how high some of these odds are like 3+0.

    RJOh's avatar - chipmunk
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    Posted: June 8, 2009, 12:51 am - IP Logged

    With an odd calculator, you'll alway have an answer.   The old PB game was 5/55 + 1/42

     MATCH    ODDS for 5/55 + 1/39
      5/5+B   1 : 135671679
      5/5+0   1 : 3570307
      4/5+B   1 : 542687
      4/5+0   1 : 14281
      3/5+B   1 : 11075
      3/5+0   1 : 291
      2/5+B   1 : 692
      1/5+B   1 : 118
      0/5+B   1 : 64
     ______________________________
     overall odds are 1 : 34.3

     MATCH    ODDS for 5/55 + 1/42
      5/5+B   1 : 146107962
      5/5+0   1 : 3563609
      4/5+B   1 : 584432
      4/5+0   1 : 14254
      3/5+B   1 : 11927
      3/5+0   1 : 291
      2/5+B   1 : 745
      1/5+B   1 : 127
      0/5+B   1 : 69
     ____________________________
     overall odds are 1 : 36.6

     * you don't need to buy more tickets, just buy a winning ticket * 
       
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