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Powerball jackpot is at $40million tonight with winning numbers annouced at 8.30pm

One lucky Australian could be $40 million richer TONIGHT after the monstrous Powerball draw – here’s everything you need to know

  • Tonight’s First Division Powerball jackpot is a whopping $40 million
  • Entries for the Powerball close at 7:30 PM and will be drawn at 7:00 PM at 8:30 PM (AEST)
  • Six Lucky Powerball Winners Collected $226.6 Million in 2022

One lucky gambler could take home $40 million after Thursday night’s Powerball jackpot.

To be part of lottery history, hopeful contestants must have all seven winning numbers plus the Powerball.

The $40 million Division 1 draw will air on Channel 7 tonight at 8.30pm (AEST).

The organizers have revealed some tips to increase your chances of winning, including which numbers are the happiest.

Thursday night's $40 million Powerball jackpot will be held at 8:30 p.m. AEST (stock image)

Thursday night’s $40 million Powerball jackpot will be held at 8:30 p.m. AEST (stock image)

The most frequently drawn winning numbers for the main barrel are 17, 7, 2, 9, and 25. The least frequently drawn numbers are 31, 6, 33, 15, and 34.

For the individual Powerball loop, the most drawn numbers are 19 and 3, while 18 and 16 are the least drawn.

“There have been six winning Powerball Division 1 entries in 2022 so far that have raised more than $226.6 million.” said Lott spokesman Matt Hart last month.

“Three of these wins were in New South Wales, with one each in Queensland, Victoria and Western Australia.”

“Two-thirds of those winning entries were QuickPick, where the numbers are picked for you by the computer when you buy a ticket.”

Mr. Hart also said that syndicates have performed well this year, with a third of the first division winners being part of a group.

Also accounting for a third of 2022 wins were unique Powerhit entries, which guarantee that one of your songs is the all-important Powerball.

Last year, 14 Powerball entrants from across the country took home more than $550 million in prize money.

Of the winners, seven were from NSW, four from Queensland, two from Victoria and one from Western Australia.

Powerball organizers have provided tips to increase your chances of winning.  They have said that the most drawn winning numbers for the main barrel are 17, 7, 2, 9, and 25.  to be

Powerball organizers have provided tips to increase your chances of winning. They have said that the most drawn winning numbers for the main barrel are 17, 7, 2, 9, and 25. to be

A woman from St Albans in Melbourne and another contestant in New South Wales last month shared the $80 million Powerball worth $40 million each.

The woman was shocked when she won the mammoth prize.

“I’m still shocked. I’ve barely slept since I discovered the win,” she told The Lott.

“It’s hard to put into words the feeling that you’ve won $40 million. I don’t think it really happened to me yet.’

She revealed that her ticket had actually been a gift and that she didn’t immediately check the numbers before calling them.

“When I did check, I immediately called my family and they were just as shocked as I was,” she said.

“There was certainly a lot of cheering and tears!”

Registrations for tonight’s Powerball close at 7:30 PM.

The final results of tonight’s raffle will be uploaded to the official Powerball website after the draw.

Australia’s 2021 lottery hot spots and lucky numbers

Statistics collected by the Lott reveal that the most frequently drawn main barrel numbers in the past year were 17, 7, 9, 11 and 25. The least drawn numbers were 6, 31, 15 and 33.

For the Powerball itself, the most drawn number is 19 – while the least drawn number is 18.

Victoria: The zip codes of 3004 for Melbourne, 3028 for Altona Meadows, 3429 for Sunbury and 3199 for Frankston each sold three winning entries from the first division.

NSW and the ACT: the zip code of 2444 for Port Macquarie sold four first division winning entries, while 2127 for Wentworth Point/Sydney Olympic Park and 2750 for Penrith/South Penrith each sold three winning first division entries.

Queensland: the 4817 Kirwan/Thuringowa zip code sold four first division winning entries, while the 4680 Gladstone and 4740 Mackay zip codes both sold three first division winning entries.

South Australia: the zip code of 5000 for Adelaide, 5009 for Kilkenny and 5253 for Murray Bridge each sold two winning entries from the first division.

Tasmania: the zip codes of 7310 for Devonport and 7320 for Burnie each sold two winning entries from the first division.

Northern Territory: the 0836 zip code for Humpty Doo brought in the area’s biggest prize of 2021 at $35 million.

Western Australia: the zip code of 6330 for Albany and 6163 for Spearwood sold three division one winning entries.

Source: The Lott Australia

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