If you are thinking about becoming a Powerball ticket buyer, then there are other things you are going to want to know besides how high the jackpot is going to be.
In most of the draws, the Powerball jackpot supersedes the guaranteed jackpot. Which is a minimum of three million for each draw.
Some may not realize that the Powerball Jackpots tend to have a pattern that is followed such as:
- $3 million
- $8 million
- $12 million
- $20 Million
- $30 million
- $40 million
- $60 million
- $80 million
- $100 million
- $150 million
The record jackpot so far for the Powerball is $80 million.
The odds for becoming the jackpot winner changes according to the ticket sales. For other wins, the average odds are one in forty-four.
Increasing the Odds
For those who want to increase the odds of a win, they can do so by:
- Buying more tickets
- Syndicate building
2018 Hottest Numbers
For those who like to know which numbers are the hottest, then stats for 2018 show they were:
While there have been lots of big winners of the Powerball one of the most exciting was the $590.5 million won by an 84-year-old woman.
Stats show that the longest the Powerball has gone with no wins is 19 draws.
A lot of people don’t realize that the rules may be different for playing the Powerball according to the states. At least when it comes to age: For example:
- Nebraska: Players have to be nineteen or older
- Arizona, Iowa, and Louisiana: The age limit is twenty-one and older.
Some states don’t participate in the Powerball lottery, which at the time are:
As one can imagine with jackpots the size of what the Powerball offers, there is strict security.