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## How many possible lottery ticket combinations are there?

The number of possible combinations is therefore: 49/6 x 48/5 x 47/4 x 46/3 x 45/2 x 44/1 = 13,983,816 (**approximately 14 million**).

## How many possible different jackpot winning Powerball tickets are there?

Since October 7, 2015, the game has used a 5/69 (white balls) + 1/26 (Powerballs) matrix from which winning numbers are chosen, resulting in odds of **1 in 292,201,338** of winning a jackpot per play.

## Is there a pattern to Powerball numbers?

**A lottery machine generates the numbers for Powerball draws**, which means the combinations are random and each number has the same probability of being drawn. …

## How many permutations are there in Powerball?

Powerball players must select five different numbers, from 1 to 45, and one powerball number, from 1 to 45. That means there are 45 x 44 x 43 x 42 x 41 possible combinations of the five numbers and 45 possible powerballs. Do the multiplication and you get **6.6 billion possible combinations**.

## Is there a trick to winning the Powerball?

The truth of the matter is – **there is probably no secret or trick in playing lotto**. In fact, people who have won the jackpot for more than once shared that there are certain strategy that you can do to increase the chance of winning.

## What is the most likely numbers to win Powerball?

The most common primary Powerball numbers are **10, 42, 39, 28, 22, 23, 32, 16, 41, and 26**.

## How can I increase my chances of winning the Powerball?

“What you can do to increase your chances of winning is **buying more tickets for the draw**.” He says you can potentially increase your odds of winning more money by selecting higher numbers. “A lot of people choose birthdays and anniversaries and things like that. The numbers one through 12 are often really popular.