Many Australians dream about winning the Powerball jackpot which is set from $3 million each week, and if not won, rolled over to subsequent draws. The game has produced some of Australia’s biggest lottery winners, mainly thanks to the uncapped jackpot creating huge potential payouts. Read on for a list of Australia’s Powerball winners, the winning combinations you need and information on Powerball jackpot amounts.
Biggest Powerball Winners
2009 – 2016
2019 – 2020
Powerball’s Biggest Individual Jackpot Winner
The largest single winning entry in the history of Powerball was for a $100 million jackpot on 17 January 2019. The lucky winner, a mother in her 40s, received $107,575,649– an extra $7.5 million in prizes due to the large number of entries she purchased in the draw. The woman stated she would not be retiring from her healthcare job because she is “so passionate about [her] job” and wishes to do more health work for causes important to her.
More Powerball Winners
Many other lucky winners have taken out smaller jackpots in Powerball, from $10 million to $35 million.
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Powerball Winning Divisions
The odds of winning Division 1 in Powerball are 1:134,490,400. Here’s a list of the winning number combinations for each division:
|Division||Winning number combinations|
|Division 1||7 numbers + the Powerball|
|Division 2||7 numbers|
|Division 3||6 numbers + the Powerball|
|Division 4||6 numbers|
|Division 5||5 numbers + the Powerball|
|Division 6||4 numbers + the Powerball|
|Division 7||5 numbers|
|Division 8||3 numbers + the Powerball|
|Division 9||2 numbers + the Powerball|
Powerball Division One Winners By State
The second-highest Powerball jackpot that has ever been offered in Australia is $100 million on 18 July 2019. Three entries won it from New South Wales, Victoria, and South Australia.
Here’s a list of Powerball division 1 wins in 2019 by state:
- New South Wales had three wins with a total prize of $ 164,521,259.50
- Victoria had three wins as well, with a total prize of $74,666,731.77
- South Australia had two wins with a total prize of $77,602,912.57
There were eight wins across the states, totalling to $316,790,903.84 in prizes.