1. The probability of winning a Powerball jackpot are about 1 in 292.2 million.2. The overall probability of winning a Powerball prize (across all tiers) are about 1 in 24.9.

1. You need to buy a ticket for $2 per play. 2. Choose five numbers from one to 69 for the white balls, and one number from one to 26 for the red Powerball.

The non-jackpot prizes ranges from $4 to $1 million. You can pay an additional $1 to participate in "Powerplay" that increases non-jackpot winnings by 2, 3, 4, 5, or 10 times.