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What do you win if you have the Powerball number?

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As of 2015, the prize for matching the red Powerball alone is $4, while the prize for matching the Powerball with additional white balls depends on the number of white balls matched. Those who match all five white balls and the Powerball win the grand prize, while those who match four white balls plus the Powerball win $10,000. The prizes are $100 for three white balls plus the Powerball, $7 for two white balls and the Powerball and $4 for one white ball plus the Powerball.

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The odds of matching the Powerball alone are 1 in 55, while the odds of matching all five white balls and the Powerball are 1 in 175,223,510. Powerball offers single cash prizes for those who don't win the grand prize, while those who win the grand prize have the option to get a lump sum payment or get 30 payments over 29 years.

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