How many numbers do you have to match to win the lottery?
To win the jackpot, all six numbers on your ticket must match the winning numbers. There are a total of nine ways to win a prize in Mega Millions.
What happens if you get 2 numbers without the Powerball?
Your winnings won’t be huge if you do, but you’ll at least win enough to play the next Powerball jackpot. If you match two numbers, you’ll win $4, but ONLY if one of those numbers is the red Powerball. Here are more details on how to win the Powerball drawing.
Is 4 numbers in Powerball a prize?
In this quick and easy guide to playing Powerball, we’ll take you through the different Powerball Division prizes, what the Powerball winning combinations are, and how much you could stand to win.
Jackpot Prize Levels.
|Weeks without jackpot||Jackpot Prize|
Do you win money if you have 3 numbers in Powerball?
3 numbers plus the Powerball – $100
If you purchase a ticket that matches three numbers and the Powerball you’ll finally get back enough money to treat yourself or someone else to something special. The odds to get that $100 in your pocket jump to 1 in 14,494.
Are 2 numbers worth anything in Mega Millions?
Yes, if you match two Mega Millions numbers during the drawing, this means that you will walk away with some money, but you won’t win the jackpot. However, you will only win some money if you matched a yellow ball and a white ball. Matching two white balls won’t get you any winnings.
How many numbers do you need to win anything in Powerball?
The Powerball jackpot is won by matching five white balls, in any order, plus the one red Powerball number. You can win seven additional ways by matching fewer numbers (see Prizes & Odds chart for details).
Do Powerball numbers need to be in order?
You can match the white ball numbers in any order of a given play to win a prize. The red Powerball number of a given play on your ticket must match the red Powerball drawn. Each play on a ticket is separately determined; players cannot crisscross play lines on a ticket or combine numbers from other tickets.
What happens if you get all 5 numbers but not the Powerball?
Power Play numbers that can be chosen are 2, 3, 4, 5 and possibly 10 (if the jackpot is $150 million or less). If you match five Powerball numbers but not the Powerball and chose a Power Play option on your ticket, your prize automatically doubles regardless of the number that comes up in the Power Play drawing.
How much do you win if you only get the Mega Ball number?
Unfortunately, if you only matched one white number on the Mega Millions drawing, you did NOT win any money. If the only number matched was the yellow Mega Ball number itself, then you’ll win $2.
How much is 3 numbers and the Powerball worth?
The prize structure of Powerball below can help you calculate the odds of winning the lottery:
|Numbers Matched||Prize||Odds of Winning|
|4 + Powerball||$50,000||1 in 913,129.18|
|4||$100||1 in 36,525.17|
|3 + Powerball||$100||1 in 14,494.11|
|3||$7||1 in 579.76|