When Will I Win the Powerball? (
B.F. Lyon Visualizations
This simulation mimics the drawing of your numbers every Wednesday and Saturday until you hit the PowerBall.
It is assumed that you buy one $2 ticket each time.
Enter your Powerball Lottery numbers or click the "QuickPick" button
Laptops/desktops: Click the "When Will I Win?" button to simulate each drawing separately
Phones/tablets: Click the "When Will I Win? (QuickCalc)" button to simulate right away when you hit the powerball
When Will I Win?
Pick 5 Different Numbers (1 to 69)
Powerball (1 to 26)
This is an educational simulation based simply on the odds of winning (which are about one in 292 million), and is intended to provide some perspective on the chances of winning the lottery.
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