# How many numbers do you need to win a prize in Powerball?

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## How many numbers do you need to win on the Powerball?

To win Division 1, you need all 7 matching numbers to win in Powerball plus the Powerball number. You must match at least 2 numbers plus the Powerball number to win the lowest Powerball Division prize, Division 9.

## What happens if you get 2 numbers and the Powerball number?

2 numbers plus the Powerball – \$7

If your ticket matches two numbers and the Powerball you’ll get \$7 but the odds to get there begin to skyrocket to 1 in 701.

## What happens if you get 3 numbers in Powerball?

Match 3 white numbers + Powerball — \$100. Match 3 white numbers only — \$7. … Match 1 white number + Powerball — \$4. Powerball only — \$4.

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

If you match a white ball and the red Powerball, then you’ll walk away with \$4, which is the same amount you win if you match just one red ball (so that extra white ball you matched doesn’t really count for anything.)

## Are 2 numbers worth anything in Mega Millions?

Yes, if you match two Mega Millions numbers during the drawing, this means that you will walk away with some money, but you won’t win the jackpot. However, you will only win some money if you matched a yellow ball and a white ball. Matching two white balls won’t get you any winnings.

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## 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.