Powerball, powered by Australia’s the Lott has climbed to an unbelievable jackpot of $80 million for the next drawing. The recent drawing saw no winners since no payer managed to match all the seven lucky numbers. Neither was anyone able to match the all-important Powerball number that was required to win division one.
The lucky numbers required to win $80 million were 17-1-24-12-5-9-19 with 3 being the all-important Powerball number.
While there were no winners of the division one prize, nonetheless more than $26.15 million was one in prizes. These prizes in divisions two to nice estimate to a total of 1,475,569.
While six division two winners won a whopping $120,658.25 each, they missed taking home multi-million-dollar by just one number.
The $80 million division one power ball jackpot is said to be one of the largest to be offered by the Australian lottery. This is the first time since July 2020 that the jackpot has reached this amount.
Lauren Cooney who is the spokeswoman for the Lott revealed that an $80 million in Powerball was previously won by a Victorian couple. The couple had acquired the entire division one prize pool.
The couple had taken four days to scan their ticket and realize that they were the lucky winners. According to Lauren the lottery officials kept searching for them until they came forward a few days later.
This was the largest prize to have ever been won by someone in Victoria. The prize amount had made the winning couple immensely happy and given them a feeling of freedom. The couple also experienced ultimate peace of mind.
Lauren further revealed that for the next draw they were expecting one in four Australian players to participate in the Powerball draw. She reminded players to get in early so that the late rush could be avoided. You really don’t want to miss out on winning $80 Million so be sure to be on time.
The lotter officials recommend players to register their entries in order to get a call right away in case they’re a division one winner. Who wouldn’t want to directly be told about their life-changing winnings.
The next Powerball drawing with the $80 million jackpot is slated to take place next week on Thursday.
For this financial year so far the division one winning tally of the Lott has touched upon 334.
A total sum of $470.1 million in prize money was acquired by fourteen Powerball division one winners all through Australia in 2020. That same year the Powerball managed to reach a jackpot of $80 million twice. This was said to be the largest prize money to be presented by any lottery game in Australia.
The tickets may be bought from any retail outlet or online from the Lott’s official website. The Lott’s mobile app may also be used for the purposes of buying a ticket or getting the latest update on the games.