Prizes and Odds of Winning
You must match all five numbers and the PowerBall to win the jackpot, but you can win a prize even for just matching the PowerBall on its own. The table below shows how many numbers you need to match to win in each prize division, as well as the odds of winning:
|Prize Division||Numbers Matched||Odds of Winning*||Percentage of Prize Pool||Average Prizefor the past 365 days’ draws|
|1||5 + PowerBall||1 in 42,375,200||70.73%||R46,809,045.67|
|2||5||1 in 2,230,274||5.19%||R193,461.71|
|3||4 + PowerBall||1 in 188,334||3.25%||R19,632.81|
|4||4||1 in 9,912||5.51%||R1,068.65|
|5||3 + PowerBall||1 in 4,280||6.23%||R515.65|
|6||3||1 in 225||5.19%||R22.18|
|7||2 + PowerBall||1 in 299||3.9%||R22.01|
|8||1 + PowerBall||1 in 57||Fixed R15||R15.00|
|9||PowerBall Only||1 in 35||Fixed R10||R10.00|
The prizes in the eighth and ninth division are fixed at R15 and R10 respectively. The prizes in the upper seven divisions are pari-mutuel, meaning each division receives a percentage of the total Prize Pool. Fixed prizes are paid out first, with the remainder of the Prize Pool divided between the seven other divisions according to the percentages in the table. The value of a prize in these divisions can vary, depending on how many winners there are and how much money is in the Prize Pool.
Do you think you’ve won a PowerBall prize? Visit the How to Claim page to find out more about claiming prizes, whether you played online, with your bank or through a retailer.