Secrets to Winning Australia’s $120 Million Powerball Jackpot on Thursday
The secrets to winning Australia’s gigantic $120 million jackpot – from the most likely lotto numbers to the luckiest places to buy
- Thursday’s $120m Powerball prize is the second-largest on offer in Australia
- If the prize goes to a winner, they will be the highest lotto recipient in Australia
- The Lott has revealed the lucky numbers and places Australians can score a ticket
Some $120 million is up for grabs this week in the biggest Powerball prize in recent memory.
And organizers have now revealed the luckiest numbers and purchase locations ahead of Thursday’s draw.
If the huge prize were won by just one person, it would be the biggest individual victory in Australian history.
On Thursday night, a Powerball jackpot worth $120 million will be up for grabs, the second largest prize pool in Australian history
Statistics compiled by the Lott reveal that the most frequently drawn numbers from the main barrel last year were 17, 7, 9, 11 and 25. The least drawn were 6, 31, 15 and 33.
For the Powerball itself, the most drawn number is 19 – while the least drawn is 18.
Of the 14 winning tickets last year, seven were purchased in New South Wales, four in Queensland, two in Victoria and one in Western Australia.
Two-thirds of the winners purchased their tickets from an authorized lottery outlet and 10 were QuickPick winners.
Half of last year’s winner had purchased a PowerHit entry which guarantees a Powerball number.
With up to half of Australian adults expecting to buy a ticket, Lott revealed the lucky numbers ‘lottery hotspots’ players should keep in mind
Lott’s spokesman, Matt Hart, said: “If there is just one Division 1 Powerball winner this week, he will instantly become the biggest Australian lottery winner of all time. “
“This Powerball prize has captivated the nation, and I’m sure many Australians are looking forward to how it could transform their lives.”
“We expect it to get busier in-store and online as we get closer to the close of the draw on Thursday evening. For anyone who wants the chance to win this incredible jackpot, they will need to have a ticket in hand by 7:30 p.m. AEST on Thursday.
The peak time for Powerball ticket sales last week was at 4:47 p.m. when over 6,000 tickets were purchased.
Australia Lottery 2021 Hot Spots
Below is a list of the suburbs that have sold the most Division One winning tickets.
Victoria: 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 2444 postcode 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 4817 postcode for Kirwan/Thuringowa sold four winning division one entries, while the postcodes of 4680 for Gladstone and 4740 for Mackay both sold three winning division one 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.
North territory: the 0836 zip code for Humpty Doo delivered the territory’s biggest 2021 prize of $35 million.
Western Australia: the zip code of 6330 for Albany and 6163 for Spearwood sold three division one winning entries.
Source: The Lott Australia