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What is the New Zealand Powerball?
The New Zealand Powerball is an additional game to the main Lotto draw, in which players have the chance to pick and match an additional number in order to increase their Lotto winnings.
New Zealand Powerball Draw Schedule.
The New Zealand Powerball draw take place twice a week, on both Wednesday and Saturday evenings, at the Avalon Studios in Lower Hutt, Wellington. The draws are broadcast live on television on channel TV2.
How to play the New Zealand Powerball?
Players can only take part in New Zealand Powerball by playing New Zealand Lotto – opting-in to Powerball by paying an additional fee and picking one extra number between 1 and 10.
The minimum Lotto purchase is four lines when chosen by the player themselves, but players can also opt for computer created Dips of ten, 15 or 20 lines of randomly-generated digits.
To win the Powerball, players must match all six Lotto numbers and the Powerball number in any order.
New Zealand Powerball Prizes
|1||6 main Lotto numbers and Powerball||1: 38,383,800
|2||5 main Lotto numbers, Bonus Ball and Powerball||1: 6,397,300
|3||5 main Lotto numbers and Powerball||1: 193,858
|4||4 main Lotto numbers, Bonus Ball and Powerball||1: 77,543
|5||4 main Lotto numbers and Powerball||1: 4,846
|6||3 main Lotto numbers, Bonus Ball and Powerball||1: 3,635
|7||3 main Lotto numbers and Powerball||1: 352
Draw one ball from ten.
All prize tiers need the player to match the Powerball, along with the stated number of balls from the six main Lotto numbers.
|Division||Lotto nos.||Bonus ball||Pb no.||Odds per line||Odds per $15 power dip||Avg. Prize payout|
|1||6||No||Yes||1 in 38,383,800||1 in 3,838,380||Over $11 million
|2||5||Yes||Yes||1 in 6,397,300||1 in 639,730||$17,257
|3||5||No||Yes||1 in 193,858||1 in 19,386||$554
|4||4||Yes||Yes||1 in 77,543||1 in 7,754||$52
|5||4||No||Yes||1 in 4,846||1 in 485||$27
|6||3||Yes||Yes||1 in 3,635||1 in 363||$18
|7||3||No||Yes||1 in 352||1 in 35||$15 (fixed prize)
|Division||Numbers matched||Odds per line||Avg. Prize payout
|Strike 4||Match the exact order of the first four Lotto numbers drawn||1 in 2,193,360||Over $300,000
|Strike 3||Match the exact order of any three of the four Lotto numbers drawn||1 in 15,232||$668
|Strike 2||Match the exact order of any two of the four Lotto numbers drawn||1 in 274||$67
|Strike 1||Match the exact order of any one of the four Lotto numbers drawn||1 in 11||Bonus line (fixed prize)
Tips for playing the New Zealand Powerball
Play the Right Games
#Strategie1: Identifying Hot numbers, Cold numbers, Overdue Numbers
#Strategie2: Pick Traditional Lucky Numbers
According to a poll run by mathematician Alex Bellos, seven is not surprisingly the most popular lucky number in the world.
Seven days of the week, seven wonders of the world, seven continents, seven seas, and the list goes on.
Other traditional lucky numbers include three (as in “good things come in threes”) and four.
#Strategie3: Pick Traditional Lucky Numbers
Pick numbers that have a personal meaning to you. For example, birthdays, a wedding anniversary, or the birthdays of kids and/or grandkids.
Apart from dates consider the number of kids you have or the house number of your childhood home – whatever feels lucky to you.
Just a little note on this play, when it comes to picking lottery numbers, dates are just as popular and many people will play them. On the other hand, dates often show up among the most popular lottery numbers!