Powerball Winners

Many Australians dream about winning the Powerball jackpot which is set from $3 million each week, and if not won, rolled over to subsequent draws. The game has produced some of Australia’s biggest lottery winners, mainly thanks to the uncapped jackpot creating huge potential payouts. Read on for a list of Australia’s Powerball winners, the winning combinations you need and information on Powerball jackpot amounts.

Biggest Powerball Winners

2009 – 2016


2019 – 2020

Powerball’s Biggest Individual Jackpot Winner

The largest single winning entry in the history of Powerball was for a $100 million jackpot on 17 January 2019. The lucky winner, a mother in her 40s, received $107,575,649– an extra $7.5 million in prizes due to the large number of entries she purchased in the draw. The woman stated she would not be retiring from her healthcare job because she is “so passionate about [her] job” and wishes to do more health work for causes important to her.

More Powerball Winners

Many other lucky winners have taken out smaller jackpots in Powerball, from $10 million to $35 million.

Powerball Jackpots

Powerball jackpots increase every week until the jackpot is won. Want more info and on who’s won in that specific jackpot? Check out the articles below:

New Game Matrix

Powerball’s new game matrix allows players to win more often and win bigger jackpots. Since launching the new game matrix in 2018, Powerball has climbed to $100 million at least four times.

Powerball Winning Divisions

The odds of winning Division 1 in Powerball are 1:134,490,400. Here’s a list of the winning number combinations for each division:

Division Winning number combinations
Division 1 7 numbers + the Powerball
Division 2 7 numbers
Division 3 6 numbers + the Powerball
Division 4 6 numbers
Division 5 5 numbers + the Powerball
Division 6 4 numbers + the Powerball
Division 7 5 numbers
Division 8 3 numbers + the Powerball
Division 9 2 numbers + the Powerball

Powerball Division One Winners By State

The second-highest Powerball jackpot that has ever been offered in Australia is $100 million on 18 July 2019. Three entries won it from New South Wales, Victoria, and South Australia.

Here’s a list of Powerball division 1 wins in 2019 by state:

  • New South Wales had three wins with a total prize of $ 164,521,259.50
  • Victoria had three wins as well, with a total prize of $74,666,731.77
  • South Australia had two wins with a total prize of $77,602,912.57

There were eight wins across the states, totalling to $316,790,903.84 in prizes.

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