# How do you win the NJ Powerball?

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## How many numbers do you need to win NJ 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).

## How many numbers do you have to get right to win the Powerball?

When you play Powerball you need to choose six numbers from two separate pools for the drawing.

## Do you win anything on Powerball If you have 2 numbers?

If you match two numbers, you’ll win \$4, but ONLY if one of those numbers is the red Powerball. … If you match two white Powerball numbers, then unfortunately you won’t walk away with any money, according to Powerball’s rules. If you match a white ball and the red Powerball, then you’ll walk away with \$4.

## What combination do you need to win Powerball?

To win Division 1, you must match all 7 main numbers and the Powerball in any one game line. The numbers can be in any order – you just need to have them all to win. However, you don’t have to match every single number to win in another Division in Powerball.

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## What does Powerball 3X mean?

The Power Play multiplier is selected prior to the televised Powerball drawing using a random number generator with weighted values for each multiplier option. For each draw there are 24-2X values; 13-3X values; 3-4X values; and 2-5X values. When jackpots are below \$150 Million, a 10X value is added.

## Do you win money if you have 4 numbers in Powerball?

If you match four numbers, you’ll win \$100 no matter what. So if you match four white balls or three white balls and one red Powerball, you’ll still win \$100.

## 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 do I collect my Powerball winnings?

There are three ways to claim prizes \$599 and under: visit a Lottery retailer, claim at a Lottery District Office or claim by mail. Option 1: Visit a Lottery Retailer Best Option! Take your winning ticket to a Lottery retailer and the clerk will hand you cash on the spot. Talk about easy!

## Is there a pattern to Powerball numbers?

A lottery machine generates the numbers for Powerball draws, which means the combinations are random and each number has the same probability of being drawn. …

## How do Powerball payouts work?

Lottery winners can collect their prize as an annuity or as a lump-sum. Often referred to as a “lottery annuity,” the annuity option provides annual payments over time. … Powerball and Mega Millions offer winners a single lump sum or 30 annuity payments over 29 years.

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