Facts About Australian Powerball Lottery

Australian Powerball is a popular game in the Land Down Under. A lot of people are patronizing this because of the high cash prize that is usually at stake in every draw. In addition, it is easy to play and there are no complicated rules to follow. Anyone who wishes to join in this game will just have to bet.

If you are not familiar with this, here are brief facts about it and some simple rules that you need to follow before you can start your bet:

Brief facts

This game is played in almost all parts of Australia. In the western part 파워볼사이트  of the country, it is being operated by the Lotterywest, while the Golden Casket is responsible for the games in Queensland. In the kingdom of Wales, the New South Wales Lotteries manages the games, and in the south of the country, it is the South Australia Lotteries Commission that handles it. All of these make it possible for you to play the Powerball anywhere in Australia.

The minimum cash prize that you can take home is about 33 million Australian dollars. This is the initial pay for each draw and it increases in the succeeding draws if nobody wins it in the first game. However, if someone won for a particular game, the cash prize will return to this initial amount in the next draw.

Game rules

So how do you play Australian Powerball? Again these steps are simple and they are not complicated for you to understand, so do read on.

First step: In a set of numbers from 1 to 45, you need to choose five regular numbers.
Second step: In another set 45 numbers, you need to choose a single number. This will serve as your Powerball.
Third step: Pay your bet. Remember that the bets may increase in time, but it will always be in the lowest rate that anyone can afford.

Winning this game is easy, and there are two ways on how you can win it. The first one is by matching three of your regular numbers with the numbers that came out during the draw. The second one is by matching two of your regular numbers plus your Powerball with the numbers that came out during the final draw.

You can only win a game if you can present your ticket with the winning numbers. Remember that your ticket should be in perfect shape when you claim your prize. Crumpled tickets, as well as those that were exposed to heat, will not be honored. So be careful not to damage your ticket.

Australian Powerball may be similar with what is being played in the United States, but there are some differences. The first one is that the cash prize in Australia is tax-free, while you need to pay for tax charges if you win a Powerball draw in the US. Another difference is that in Australia, you will be receiving your cash prize in a lump sum; in the US, the prize will be distributed periodically.