According to a study conducted at Southern University, the most popular Powerball lottery numbers are 16, 19, 26, 35 and 42. Powerball and Mega Millions are the most wide-spread lottery games in the United States, and the odds of winning the lottery are one in 46 million. While the Internet is filled with websites stating they have the magic formula for the lottery, the reality is that the lottery is purely a game of luck, and every number used in the game has a chance of being drawn at least once.Continue Reading
There are several strategies that people use when choosing lottery numbers. Certain individuals use their birth dates or their family members' birth dates while others choose the same six numbers every single time they play. The numbers 7, 11 and 21 are also picked by players due to the fact that they are considered the luckiest numbers in the world.
In addition to choosing their own numbers, players have the option of allowing the ticket machine to choose their ticket numbers randomly. While certain players have a superstition when it comes to letting the machine choose their numbers, every year there are winners who have picked their own numbers and who have opted for the machine quick pick.Learn more about Contests & Gambling
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.Full Answer >
The winning numbers for each Powerball drawing are published on the official Powerball website. Information is shown for the three most recently drawn sets of numbers.Full Answer >
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.Full Answer >
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.Full Answer >