Play Powerball Australia online
This Australian version of Powerball was started on May 23rd, 1996 and it is operated by Tatts Group. The Powerball lottery was played all across Australia, which later made it so popular among lottery players over there. The Powerball lottery was distributed all over Australia and the tickets were administered by different subsidiaries.
Some of them were Golden Casket in Queensland, Lottery West in Western Australia, Tattersalls in Victoria and Tasmania, and others.
Some parts of Australia allow the minimum age to play the Powerball lottery to be 16, and others 18. All of the winnings are not subject to personal income tax.
The Australian Powerball jackpot starts at AU$3 million. Once the Powerball reaches AU$10 million, it continues to increase by an extra AU$10 million every week.
The Powerball jackpot quickly grows when there is no rollover cap. Once, it was recorded to have reached AU$80 million. You can see how the jackpot can massively increase in just a couple of weeks.
Now, not only is the lottery open to Australian residents but also international players across the world. Get to play Powerball Australia online today!
How can I play the Powerball Australia lottery online?
You can play Powerball online by registering an account here and purchasing the tickets online. To play, you choose seven numbers from 1–35 and an additional number, the Powerball, from a pool of numbers 1–20.
You can pick your lucky numbers manually or use our random quick pick that will randomly select your numbers. You will then select the number of draws you would like to participate in and pay for your tickets using the payment options available.
All that remains is to wait for the draws. The lottery is drawn every Thursday at 9:30 AM UTC.
To win Powerball Australia, a player must match all the seven main numbers and the Powerball number.
There is no difference between playing Powerball online and physically purchasing the ticket yourself. It is more of the same, but playing online is quite advantageous for international players who cannot access the tickets physically.
It is that simple to play the Powerball Australia Lottery online.
Powerball Australia prize division
The Powerball lottery has a total of nine prize tiers.
Below is a table describing how the Australian Powerball prizes are distributed and the chances of winning any of the Powerball prizes. The table shows the results as of October 13th, 2022, and the number of winners that won each prize.
The overall chances of winning any Australian Powerball prize are 1 in 44.
|Odds of Winning
|Prize payout in last draw
|7 main numbers + Powerball
|1 in 134,490,400
|7 main numbers
|1 in 7,078,443
|6 main numbers + Powerball
|1 in 686,176
|6 main numbers
|1 in 36,115
|5 main numbers + Powerball
|1 in 16,943
|4 main numbers + Powerball
|1 in 1,173
|5 main numbers
|1 in 892
|3 main numbers + the Powerball
|1 in 188
|2 main numbers + the Powerball
|1 in 66
How does the Australian Powerball differ from the US Powerball?
- When you play the lottery, you only pick seven main numbers from 1–35 and a Powerball from 1–20, while in the US lottery, you select five main numbers from 1–69 and a Powerball from 1–26.
- The odds of winning the Australian Powerball jackpot and other secondary prizes are higher than those of the US Powerball, but to be honest, the American Powerball prizes are much higher.
Still, why settle for one when at Simbalotto you can play both Powerball lotteries online? Register today and get a chance to win the Powerball lottery in any country.
Can I increase my chances of winning the Powerball Australia online?
Yes! You can increase your winning chances by purchasing more tickets. Another way to increase your winning chances is to participate in multiple draws. This is where you can play Powerball consecutively for a couple of weeks. This will increase the chances that your numbers will win.
Some facts about Powerball in Australia
- In March 2013, the rules for playing Powerball were slightly changed. The number of prize divisions was increased to eight, and a minimum AU$10 million rollover was introduced.
- In April 2018, the main pool of numbers was reduced from 40 to 35, and the numbers to pick were increased from six to seven as well. Another prize division was added, totaling nine prize divisions. This was to allow the jackpot to grow even bigger.
Six out of the nine prize divisions use the additional Powerball number.
- The record for the largest jackpot was attained in 2019 when an AU$150 million jackpot was won by three players. The jackpot was split equally, and each winner went home with AU$50 million.
Do I have to pay taxes when I play online?
In Australia, all lottery winnings are tax-free, which means you do not have to pay any tax fees. But the laws in your home country may require you to pay taxes. To avoid getting in trouble, learn about the tax regulations in your country.
Lastly, with this detailed information on this game, you can play the lottery online and wait to win any of the prizes, if not the jackpot.