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When Will I Win the Powerball?
A Simple Statistical Simulation
  • Enter your Powerball Lottery numbers
  • Click the "When will I win?" button
  • A statistical simulation will be performed

The simulation mimics the drawing of numbers every Wednesday and Saturday until you hit the PowerBall.
It is assumed that you buy one $2 ticket each time.
Pick 5 Different Numbers between 1 and 59   Powerball (1-35)
 
Running Simulation
Numbers Powerball
 
 
This is an educational simulation based simply on the odds of winning (which are about one in 175 million), and is intended to provide some perspective on the chances of winning the lottery.