If you bought Powerball tickets, online or offline, then you must be dying to know what those jackpot winning numbers are. Below you will find the latest Texas Powerball results. Find out if you are one of the big winners right now!
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When can you check Powerball winning numbers?
The draws for this lottery are held every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday at 21:59, Texas Time. This means that you can check Texas Powerball results every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday night, shortly after 22:00. On this page, you can always find the 10 latest Powerball results.
How to check Powerball winning numbers?
To win the jackpot or one of the other Powerball prizes, you have to match the full winning combination for that prize. This is comprised of main numbers and for some of the prizes, including the jackpot, also of the Powerball number.
Time needed: 2 minutes.
Here’s what you have to do to check the numbers on your Powerball ticket correctly:
- Check main numbers
Always check the 5 main numbers (the 5 white numbers above) in the first section on your ticket – that with numbers from 1 to 69.
- Check Powerball number
Always check the Powerball number (the blue number above) in the second section on your ticket– that with numbers from 1 to 26.
- You have the Powerball winning numbers = you win the jackpot!
Indeed, if all 5 main numbers and the Powerball number match, you become a Powerball winner by scooping the jackpot. You can also win one of the secondary prizes if some of the numbers match.
As you can see, checking the Powerball winning numbers is quite simple. However, there are 2 important things to keep in mind when checking the Powerball results:
- The main numbers and the Powerball are not interchangeable because they have separate guess pools.
- You do not need to have the main numbers on your ticket in the order that they were drawn in. As long as you have then on your ticket, you are a winner!
How are the Powerball winning numbers drawn?
The Powerball winning numbers are chosen randomly by some gravity pick machines. This ensures that the Powerball results and free from error but also free from tampering as this method is the most tamper proof one. It is also the most random one.
Each ball in the drums is having a precise weight as to have an equal chance to be selected. Moreover, the whole process is supervised by independent auditors.
The Powerball winning numbers are drawn from 2 separate drums:
- 5 numbers are drawn from a set of 69 white balls
- 1 additional number, also called the Powerball number is drawn from a different set of 26 red balls
Matching all the Powerball winning numbers (5 numbers) plus the Powerball number will bring you the jackpot. You have a chance in 292,201,338 to scoop that 1st prize.
Powerball results FAQ
Here are the most commonly asked questions about Powerball winning numbers. Take a look!
The latest Powerball winning numbers are posted on the US Powerball official website right after the draw. You can also find them on Texas-Powerball.com after each draw.
To win something in the Powerball, you have to match at least the Powerball number. This will earn you the 9th prize category worth $4.00. Guessing 1 main number and the Powerball will get you the 8th prize category, also worth $4.00.
If you only match one of the main numbers, you do not win anything in the Texas Powerball. However, if you match the Powerball number only, you are eligible for the 9th prize-tier.
No, you do not. Guessing only 2 main numbers in the game will not get you a prize in the Texas Powerball. You need to guess at least the Powerball number to get a Powerball prize.
To win the Powerball jackpot, you need to match all the 5 main numbers and the Powerball. This is the biggest prize in the game and it has a minimum value of $20 million.
Guessing only the 5 main numbers but not the Powerball earns you the 2nd prize in the game worth $1 million.
No, you do not need the Power Play multiplier to win the jackpot in the Texas Powerball. This is an optional feature that increases the secondary prizes you win, but it does not influence the jackpot in any way.