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How to Pick Winning Numbers for US Powerball

US Powerball Number Stats You Should Know

US Powerball is almost always on a roll, with jackpots that get as large as US$1.5 BILLION. This blog post will tell you everything you need to know about picking winning numbers!

With the current US Powerball jackpot reaching new heights,  picking the right numbers for the next draw has never been more important!

After all, matching those 5 main numbers and powerball means waking up to a brand new life – one where the sky’s the limit!

So before you pick your numbers for US Powerball, here are some stats about this American lottery you should know about.

 

MOST COMMON MAIN DRAW NUMBERS

The top 5 most commonly drawn main numbers for the US Powerball are 26, 22, 16, 41 and 35

Most Common Numbers for Us Powerball Main Draw
Common Main Draw Numbers

 

26 (drawn 268 times)

22 (drawn 260 times)

16 (drawn 259 times)

41 (drawn 259 times)

35 (Drawn 255 times)

 

MOST COMMON POWERBALL NUMBERS

The top 5 most commonly drawn Powerball numbers are 6, 20, 29, 9 and 11.

Most Common Powerball Bonus Numbers
Most Common Powerball Bonus Numbers

 

6 (drawn 78 times)

20 (drawn 77 times)

29 (drawn 72 times)

9 (drawn 71 times)

11 (drawn 71 times)

 

LEAST COMMON MAIN DRAW NUMBERS

The top 5 least commonly drawn main numbers for the US Powerball are 61, 65, 60, 68, and 67

Least Common Main Draw Numbers for Powerball
Least Common Main Draw Numbers

61 (drawn 5 times)

65 (drawn 5 times)

60 (drawn 6 times)

68 (drawn 6 times)

67 (drawn 6 times)

 

HOW TO PICK NUMBERS ON LOTTOEXPRESS 

Now that you have the facts on US Powerball’s number statistics, head on over to US Powerball to enter your winning combination!

To pick your own numbers on LottoExpress, here’s what to do.

1. After you’ve selected the lottery and your number of lines, click on ‘Clear All Lines’.

2. Then click on the box of your line. A drop-down menu with numbers will appear.

3. Select the number you want to play by selecting it from the drop down menu. Repeat this process until you’ve chosen all 6 numbers!

How to Play US Powerball on LottoExpress
How To Pick US Powerball Numbers on LottoExpress

 

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Irish Lotto : The Ultimate Guide

Why Play Irish Lotto?

The Irish Lotto 6/47 is one of the most popular lotteries in Europe – and for good reason.  Here is everything you need to know about Ireland’s national lottery!

Don’t let its size fool you.

The Irish Lotto might be small compared to American lotteries like US Powerball, but it has more than a few tricks up its sleeve!

Before you try your luck, here is everything you need to know about the Irish Lotto:

 

Irish Lotto Overview

The Irish Lotto 6/47 is Ireland’s National Lottery and is extremely popular across the country, with more than 2/3 of the adult population trying their luck every week.

The Irish Lotto is also a big supporter of charitable organizations across the country, with more than €4.4 billion donated till date to numerous youth, sports, welfare and health initiatives!

 

Irish Lotto Prizes

The Irish Lotto has been changing lives since its inception in 1988, with its average annual payout of approximately €121 million!

Players have the chance to win with 8 exciting prize categories, and prizes are given for matching as little as matching 2 main numbers and the bonus ball.

Irish Lotto Prizes

 

Irish Lotto Odds

When it comes to odds, it’s hard to find a better lottery than Ireland’s national lottery! Here’s why:

  • It has impressive overall odds of 1 in 29 for winning any prize
  • It has better jackpot odds than the other 6/49 lotteries, thanks to the Irish Lotto’s smaller number pool of 47
  • Plus, there is also a 76% better chance of winning the Irish Lotto jackpot than there is the British Lotto – thanks again to its smaller number pool!

 

Irish Lotto Numbers  

The most common numbers are 32, 2, 9, 3, and 4.

Whereas numbers that were least commonly drawn are 47, 46, 43, 45 and 44.

According to the stats, the most overdue  numbers (excluding the bonus ball) are as follows 13, 36, 1, 14 and 25.

 

Winning the Irish Lotto Jackpot

Irish Lotto jackpots start at around an average of €6 million and can rollover to significant amounts. In fact, the record jackpot till date is €18.9 million.

So how does win the top prize? To win the jackpot, players must match all 6 main numbers. That’s it!

Irish Lotto Jackpot

 

Irish Lotto Game Rules (How to Play)

For a lottery with amazing odds and payouts, it’s fitting that its game structure is simple and straightforward.

All players have to do is pick 6 numbers from a number pool of 1 – 47. Then, every Wednesday and Saturday, seven numbers are drawn from the pool, and the last number is a bonus ball.

 

So there you have it – everything you need to know about the Irish Lotto to give it a go at LottoExpress!

The current jackpot is at a solid €6 Million – and it could be yours if you play! 

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P.S – Fancy a free Irish Lotto ticket? Check out our Irish-American Combo where you can get a free Irish Lotto play, when you buy US Powerball and Mega Millions tickets!

 

 

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Mega Millions vs Powerball : Which American Lottery is Best?

Which American Lottery to Play? 

Say “American lottery” to any avid lottery player and chances are they’ll think you are talking about US Mega Millions or US Powerball.

After all, these multi-state American lotteries are the largest of their kind and quite well-known around the world.

LottoExpress offers both these amazing lotteries, so we know how difficult it can be to choose between the two! If you can’t decide which American lottery is the one for you, here are some quick facts to help you out.

 

US MEGA MILLIONS

They used to call this American lottery ‘The Big Game’ back in 1996, and with good reason! Played across 44 US states, this American lottery is truly mega-sized!

  • Current jackpot at US$111 MILLION
  • Previous record jackpot of US$656 million
  • Overall odds better than 1 in 15
  • 9 prize tiers
  • Guaranteed second place prizes of at least US$1 million
  • Number range: 5 winning numbers drawn from 1-75 and one bonus number from 1-15
  • Draws every Tuesday and Friday at 11.00 pm ET.

 

American Lottery
Are you team Mega Millions or Powerball?

 

US POWERBALL

This American lottery made headlines all over the world a while back for its record jackpot of US$1.586 BILLION. With its massive jackpots and payouts, it has made its fair share of millionaires!

  • Current jackpot at US$205 MILLION
  • Previous record jackpot of approximately US$1.586 Billion
  • Overall odds better than 1 in 25
  • 9 prize tiers
  • Guaranteed jackpot rollovers of at least US$10 million
  • Number range: 5 winning numbers are drawn from 1-69 and 1 bonus number from 1-26
  • Draws every Wednesday and Saturday at 22:59 EST

 

So now that you know what each of these monster lottos has to offer, what’s the verdict? Are you Team Mega Millions or Powerball?

Luckily, at LottoExpress, you can have the best of both worlds! Check out our American Dream Combo, where you can play both these American lotteries, worth about US$316 million in total! 

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4 Massive Jackpot Rollovers You Should Know About

Want to win it big? Check out these 4 enormous jackpot rollovers this week.

Whether you’re an avid lottery player who plays on the regular, or someone who just plays when the jackpot rollovers are too good too ignore, it goes without saying that a life-changing lottery win is never far from every lottery player’s mind.

LottoExpress is the best place to keep you updated on all the latest lottery news, from jackpot rollovers, upcoming superdraws or special deals on your favourite lotteries.

Here are the top 4 lotteries with enormous jackpots this week.

 

1. US MEGAMILLIONS

 

Current Jackpot: US$449 Million

How to Play: Pick 5 numbers from a field of 1-75 and 1 bonus number from 1-15

Next Draw Day:  Tuesday at 11:00 p.m. ET.

 

2. US POWERBALL

 

Current Jackpot: US$257 Million

How to Play: Pick 5 numbers from a field of 1-69 and 1 powerball bonus number from 1-26

Next Draw Day: Wednesday at 10:59 p.m. ET.

 

3. SPANISH LOTTO 6/49

 

Current Jackpot: €57 Million

How to Play: Pick 6 numbers from a field of 1-49

Next Draw Day: Thursday at 9:30 p.m. CET.

 

4.EUROJACKPOT

 

Current Jackpot: €48 Million

How to Play: Pick 5 numbers from  1-50 and 2 bonus numbers from 1-10

Next Draw Day: Friday at 9:00 p.m. CET.

 

Now that you know which lotteries have MASSIVE rollovers this week, why not give them a try at LottoExpress? You never know, this just might be the draw that changes your life forever!

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Top 5 Lottery Jackpots to Play this Week for a Big Win!

Happy Monday, lottery lovers! Check out the top 5 lottery jackpots to play for this week.

All lottery players have one thing in common – we all dream of winning a huge lottery jackpot!

Here at LottoExpress, we are here to help by keeping you informed about the best lotteries to try your chances with.

Here are the top 5 lotteries with enormous jackpots this week.

 

1. US MEGAMILLIONS

 

Current Jackpot: US$390 Million

How to Play: Pick 5 numbers from a field of 1-75 and 1 bonus number from 1-15

Next Draw Day:  Tuesday at 11:00 p.m. ET.

 

2. US POWERBALL

 

Current Jackpot: US$222 Million

How to Play: Pick 5 numbers from a field of 1-69 and 1 powerball bonus number from 1-26

Next Draw Day: Wednesday at 10:59 p.m. ET.

 

3. SPANISH LOTTO 6/49

 

Current Jackpot: €52 Million

How to Play: Pick 6 numbers from a field of 1-49

Next Draw Day: Thursday at 9:30 p.m. CET.

 

4.EUROJACKPOT

 

Current Jackpot: €40 Million

How to Play: Pick 5 numbers from  1-50 and 2 bonus numbers from 1-10

Next Draw Day: Friday at 9:00 p.m. CET.

 

5.BRITISH LOTTO 6/59

 

Current Jackpot: €11 Million

How to Play: Pick 6 numbers from field of 1-59

Next Draw Day: Wednesday at 9:00 p.m. GMT

 

Now that you know which lotteries are on fire this week, why not give them a try at LottoExpress? You never know, this just might be the draw that wins you millions!

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15 Things You Should Know about Australian Lotteries

If you play Australian lotteries online, here are some interesting facts you might like to know.

When it comes to lotteries, Australia definitely knows know to set up a good game! After all, lotteries such as Australian Powerball, the Oz Lotto and the Australian Lotto 6/45, are household names in many a lottery lover’s home.

Whether you are an avid online lottery player or just a newbie starting out, here are 15 surprising and interesting facts about these popular Australian lotteries you’ll want to know!

 

AUSTRALIAN LOTTO  6/45

(Also known as the Australia Saturday Lotto)

1. The Australian Lotto 6/49, Australia’s oldest lottery was established to raise funds for Australia’s national health care system.

2. The Australian Lotto 6/49 is one of the few lotteries around where you can win the jackpot without matching the bonus numbers.

3. The 5 most overdue numbers are 19, 15, 44, 40 and 25.

4. A couple times of times a year, a Superdraw is announced with a special minimum jackpot of over A$20 million!

5. A 45-number pool instead of the usual 49 format means that it’s 42% easier to win the top prize compared to the more common 6/49 lotteries!

 

AUSTRALIAN OZ LOTTO

6. At a jaw-dropping jackpot of A$112 million, Oz Lotto holds the record for the largest Australian jackpot high of all time.

7. The 5 least commonly numbers drawn are 42, 10, 5, 31 and 8.

8. To win a prize, all you have to do is match a minimum of 3 main numbers and 1 bonus number!

9. Established in 1994, the Australian Oz Lotto was Australia’s first-ever national lottery.

10. The overall odds of winning any prize in the Oz Lotto are an impressive 1 in 7.

 

AUSTRALIAN POWERBALL

11. The 5 most commonly drawn main numbers drawn in the Australian Powerball are 5, 22, 2, 24 and 19

12. The Australian Powerball pays out approximately A$415 million in prizes each year!

13. With 8 prize tiers, the Australian Powerball has more prize categories than the other two lotteries.

14. Australian Powerball adds a A$10 million bonus to each rollover once the jackpot reaches the same amount.

15. In 2013, the Australian Powerball went through some format changes in order to generate higher jackpots and prize amounts! Some of these changes included reducing the main pool number from 45 to 40 and adding a new prize tier.

 

Now that you’re armed with the facts, why not give these lotteries a go?

With our Australian Outback Special Lottery Combo, you can play all three Australian lotteries just for the prize of 1 Australian Powerball ticket! You never know, the winning ticket might be yours if you play.

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Lucky Lottery Numbers to Play

Is the US Powerball jackpot calling your name? Here are some lucky lottery numbers to pick that might just help you bag that life-changing lottery win!

With US Powerball jackpot reaching a high of US$236 million, your chance to live a multi-million-dollar lifestyle is closer than ever! If you dream of becoming the next huge lottery winner, getting those lottery numbers right is essential.

That’s why LottoExpress has come up with a list of the world’s luckiest numbers to help inspire you! Whether you pick your numbers using the hot-cold system, birthdays or randomly with our QuickPick option, it never hurts to throw in a few lucky numbers in the mix. You never know, they might just give you the winning edge that lands you that US$236 million!

Lucky number 3

They say that “all good things come in threes”! 3 is definitely a lucky lottery number. It’s is also considered extremely lucky in Chinese culture, as it sounds similar to the character for “birth”.

Lucky number 4

Although 4 is considered unlucky in most of Asia, the opposite is true in Irish and Celtic culture, where the 4-leaf clover is seen as a sign of luck and good fortune.

Lucky number 7

When it comes to lucky numbers, 7 is universally popular. There are seven days of the week, seven seas, seven continents, seven wonders of the world, seven colours in the rainbow, seven notes on a musical scales. It also has religious significance to many, as the world was said to be created in 7 days. That’s seven reasons to pick seven!

Lucky number 8

According to followers of the Greek philosopher Pythagoras, the number 8 symbolized eternity and infinity. 8 is also considered lucky in Korea as it sounds similar to their characters for “prosper” and “wealth”.

Lucky number 9

9 is an extremely lucky number in some cultures. In Chinese culture, the number 9 is often associated with the emperor as it sounds similar to the character for “long-lasting”. 9 is also very significant in Norse mythology.

So now that you know the significance behind some of the world’s lucky numbers, give one or two of them a go when you play US Powerball! The extra boost of luck might just fast-track your dreams of living the good life.

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