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# How much money can someone win by getting three Powerball numbers?

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The prize for getting three numbers in Powerball is \$7, as of 2014. This prize amount is for matching either two white ball numbers and a red ball number, or all three white ball numbers. Powerball is a lottery game where five numbers are selected from 59 white balls, and the sixth number is drawn from 35 red balls.

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To hit the grand prize, people need to match all six numbers from the drawing. There are nine prize amounts according to how many numbers are matched. For example, if a ticket only hits with a red ball number, then the prize is \$4. People will get the same amount if they get a white ball number and a red ball number.

Drawings for this game are on Wednesday and Saturdays. There are more than 40 states that participate in this lottery in the United States.

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There are 175,223,510 combinations of Powerball numbers. Five numbers are drawn from a pool of 59 white balls, and the final Powerball is drawn from a separate pool of 35 red balls.

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The most reliable place to check the winning numbers for previous Powerball drawings is the official Powerball website. Potential winners can also check their state's official lottery website because states that participate in multi-state lotteries such as Powerball usually publish the winning number online.

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The winning Powerball lottery numbers are posted at the Multi-State Lottery Association website on the Powerball Winning Numbers page. Recent winning numbers are listed by date.