Check your tickets NOW: One lucky Aussie could be $120million richer in massive Powerball draw – so are they your lucky numbers?
- Powerball draw 1345 on Thursday night has a massive $120million prize
- If one person has the winning numbers they’ll be biggest lottery winner ever
- The current titleholder is a Sydney woman who won $107million in 2019
- The winning numbers are 6, 15, 9, 27, 32, 28, 33, and the Powerball is 8
Two lucky Australians have scooped the division 1 jackpot in Thursday night’s Powerball draw, sharing a whopping $120million prize.
The jackpot is the second biggest ever – surpassed only by a $150million prize in 2019 which was split by three winners.
The winning numbers for Powerball draw 1345 on February 22 are 6, 15, 9, 27, 32, 28, 33 and the Powerball is 8.
One of the winners is from NSW/ACT, and the other is from Western Australia.
The jackpot soared to this level after there were no division one winning entries during the past six Powerball draws.
The winning numbers from Thursday night’s draw are 6, 15, 9, 27, 32, 28, 33 and the Powerball is 8.
Each of the punters will win $63,309,056, while 36 winners have scooped the $77,385 division 2 prize.
POWERBALL WINNING NUMBERS
6, 15, 9, 27, 32, 28, 33 and the Powerball is 8.
The Lott spokesperson Matt Hart said Australian lottery history could have been rewritten this week if one person took home the top prize.
‘If there’s just one Powerball division one winner this week, they will instantly become Australia’s biggest lottery winner ever,’ he said.
‘This Powerball prize has captivated the nation, and I’m sure many Aussies are happily contemplating how it could transform their lives.
The current titleholder for the largest jackpot winner is a Sydney nurse who won more than $107 million in 2019.
Up to half of Aussie adults entered into the draw.
The Lott has also revealed the numbers which are most frequently drawn, with number 17 by far the front-runner with 56 draws.
Of the 14 winning tickets last year seven were bought in NSW, four in Queensland, two in Victoria and one in Western Australia.
Two thirds of the winners bought their tickets from a licensed lottery outlet and 10 were QuickPick winners.
Half of last year’s winner had bought a PowerHit entry which guarantees a Powerball number.
Australia’s 2021 lottery hotspots
Below is a list of the suburbs that sold the most division one winning tickets.
Victoria: the postcodes of 3004 for Melbourne, 3028 for Altona Meadows, 3429 for Sunbury, and 3199 for Frankston each sold three division one winning entries.
NSW and the ACT: the postcode of 2444 for Port Macquarie sold four division one winning entries, while 2127 for Wentworth Point/Sydney Olympic Park and 2750 for Penrith/South Penrith each sold three division one winning entries.
Queensland: the postcode of 4817 for Kirwan/Thuringowa sold four division one winning entries, while the postcodes of 4680 for Gladstone and 4740 for Mackay both sold three division one winning entries.
South Australia: the postcode of 5000 for Adelaide, 5009 for Kilkenny and 5253 for Murray Bridge each sold two division one winning entries.
Tasmania: the postcodes of 7310 for Devonport and 7320 for Burnie each sold two division one winning entries.
Northern Territory: the postcode of 0836 for Humpty Doo delivered the territory’s biggest 2021 prize of $35 million.
Western Australia: the postcode of 6330 for Albany and 6163 for Spearwood sold three division one winning entries.
Source: The Lott Australia