Australia Powerball vs US Powerball
What are the differences between Australia Powerball and US Powerball? The odds of winning the Australia jackpot are significantly better (1 in 134,490,400) than those of winning the US equivalent (1 in 292,201,338). The record jackpot is much more attractive for the US Powerball, than it is for Australia Powerball Lotto, although with better odds, you have more chances of winning the Aussie Lotto.
The game format is similar for both lotteries and it includes main numbers and the additional Powerball. Below you can see an overview of the main similarities and differences between the two popular lotteries.
|Australia Powerball||Criteria||US Powerball|
|1 in 134,490,400||Odds of Winning the Jackpot||1 in 292,201,338|
|7 Main Numbers + Powerball||Numbers to Play||5 Main Numbers + Powerball|
|AU$ 107 million||Record Jackpot||$1.586 billion|
|9 (Jackpot Included)||Number of Prize Divisions||9 (Jackpot Included)|
|Wednesday & Saturday||Draw Days||Thursday|