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# powerball payouts

Powerball Prizes

There are nine different ways to win Powerball prizes in every draw, based on how many numbers you match. You can win \$4 just for matching the Powerball, while the jackpot is won by matching all five main numbers plus the Powerball. The top prize starts at \$20 million ( * During the Coronavirus pandemic, the starting jackpot may be lower than this) and increases every time it is not won.

If there are multiple winners of the jackpot, it will be shared equally between them. The eight prizes below the jackpot are fixed amounts, so for these prizes there is a guaranteed payout regardless of how many winning players there are. Go to the Powerball Numbers page to see the latest prize payouts.

### Payout Chart

The Powerball payout chart below shows how many numbers you need to match to win the different prizes and the odds of winning each. You can also see statistics about past winners in each division.

Powerball Payout Chart
Prize Level Payout Odds Fewest
Ever Winners
Highest
Ever Winners
Average
Winners Per Draw
Winners in Last Draw
Match 5 + PB Jackpot 1 in 292,201,338 0 4 0.1 1
Match 5 \$1,000,000 1 in 1,688,054 0 89 2.6 35
Match 4 + PB \$50,000 1 in 913,129 1 827 23.6 38
Match 4 \$100 1 in 36,525 136 20,544 711.3 1,241
Match 3 + PB \$100 1 in 14,494 329 47,685 1,386.3 2,011
Match 3 \$7 1 in 580 9,160 1,164,124 40,142.7 54,107
Match 2 + PB \$7 1 in 701 7,441 895,097 25,842.2 32,965
Match 1 + PB \$4 1 in 92 60,368 6,343,237 181,549.6 221,876
Match 0 + PB \$4 1 in 38 0 14,595,721 405,688.6 496,927
The overall odds of winning a Powerball prize are approximately 1 in 24.9

Figures calculated using results drawn between April 22nd 1992 and January 23rd 2021.

View the different Powerball prizes on offer in our comprehensive payout chart, along with Power Play prizes and the odds of winning at each level.

## Powerball Jackpot Analysis

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The tax information provided here is based on 2021 federal marginal rates and state tax rates. We show both the intial mandated federal withholding of 24% as well as the remaining federal taxes that will be due. The initial state withholding taxes are based on published guidance from each state lottery and the final state tax rates are from state government publications.

All annuity amounts shown are the average amounts a jackpot winner would receive. Powerball annuity payments are made on an annually-increasing rate schedule, so to see what the payments would be on a year-by-year basis for any state, click the Annual Payment Schedule link next to the state.

Important: Be sure to review the Important Notes section at the bottom of the page, which provide additional context about the numbers presented here.

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Annuity Cash
Powerball Jackpot for Wed, Jan 27, 2021 \$20,000,000 \$15,000,000
Gross Prize 30 average annual payments of \$666,667 Cash: \$15,000,000
– 24% federal tax – \$160,000 – \$3,600,000
– Add’l federal taxes due (37% final rate) – \$50,739 – \$1,914,072
Subtotal \$455,928 \$9,485,928
– State Tax:
Arizona: 4.8% state tax for in-state residents – \$32,000 – \$720,000
Your average net per year: \$423,928 Your net payout: \$8,765,928
After 30 payments: \$12,717,840
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Non-Arizona residents: 6% state tax – \$40,000 – \$900,000
Your average net per year: \$415,928 Your net payout: \$8,585,928
After 30 payments: \$12,477,840
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Arkansas: 6.6% state tax – \$44,000 – \$990,000
Your average net per year: \$411,928 Your net payout: \$8,495,928
After 30 payments: \$12,357,840
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California: No state tax on lottery prizes
Your average net per year: \$455,928 Your net payout: \$9,485,928
After 30 payments: \$13,677,840
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Colorado: 4% state tax withheld – \$26,667 – \$600,000
Add’l state taxes due (4.63% final rate) – \$4,200 – \$94,500
Your average net per year: \$425,061 Your net payout: \$8,791,428
After 30 payments: \$12,751,830
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Connecticut: 6.99% state tax – \$46,600 – \$1,048,500
Your average net per year: \$409,328 Your net payout: \$8,437,428
After 30 payments: \$12,279,840
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Delaware: 0% state tax withheld – \$0 – \$0
Add’l state taxes due (6.6% final rate) – \$44,000 – \$990,000
Your average net per year: \$411,928 Your net payout: \$8,495,928
After 30 payments: \$12,357,840
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Florida: No state tax on lottery prizes
Your average net per year: \$455,928 Your net payout: \$9,485,928
After 30 payments: \$13,677,840
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Georgia: 5.75% state tax – \$38,333 – \$862,500
Your average net per year: \$417,594 Your net payout: \$8,623,428
After 30 payments: \$12,527,820
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Idaho: 6.925% state tax – \$46,167 – \$1,038,750
Your average net per year: \$409,761 Your net payout: \$8,447,178
After 30 payments: \$12,292,830
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Illinois: 4.95% state tax – \$33,000 – \$742,500
Your average net per year: \$422,928 Your net payout: \$8,743,428
After 30 payments: \$12,687,840
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Indiana: 3.23% state tax – \$21,533 – \$484,500
Your average net per year: \$434,394 Your net payout: \$9,001,428
After 30 payments: \$13,031,820
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Iowa: 5% state tax withheld – \$33,333 – \$750,000
Add’l state taxes due (8.53% final rate) – \$23,533 – \$529,500
Your average net per year: \$399,061 Your net payout: \$8,206,428
After 30 payments: \$11,971,830
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Kansas: 5% state tax withheld – \$33,333 – \$750,000
Add’l state taxes due (5.7% final rate) – \$4,667 – \$105,000
Your average net per year: \$417,928 Your net payout: \$8,630,928
After 30 payments: \$12,537,840
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Kentucky: 5% state tax – \$33,333 – \$750,000
Your average net per year: \$422,594 Your net payout: \$8,735,928
After 30 payments: \$12,677,820
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Louisiana: 5% state tax withheld – \$33,333 – \$750,000
Add’l state taxes due (6% final rate) – \$6,667 – \$150,000
Your average net per year: \$415,928 Your net payout: \$8,585,928
After 30 payments: \$12,477,840
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Maine: 5% state tax withheld – \$33,333 – \$750,000
Add’l state taxes due (7.15% final rate) – \$14,333 – \$322,500
Your average net per year: \$408,261 Your net payout: \$8,413,428
After 30 payments: \$12,247,830
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Maryland: 8.95% state tax for in-state residents – \$59,667 – \$1,342,500
Your average net per year: \$396,261 Your net payout: \$8,143,428
After 30 payments: \$11,887,830
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Non-Maryland residents: 8% state tax – \$53,333 – \$1,200,000
Your average net per year: \$402,594 Your net payout: \$8,285,928
After 30 payments: \$12,077,820
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Massachusetts: 5% state tax – \$33,333 – \$750,000
Your average net per year: \$422,594 Your net payout: \$8,735,928
After 30 payments: \$12,677,820
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Michigan: 4.25% state tax – \$28,333 – \$637,500
Your average net per year: \$427,594 Your net payout: \$8,848,428
After 30 payments: \$12,827,820
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Minnesota: 7.25% state tax withheld – \$48,333 – \$1,087,500
Add’l state taxes due (9.85% final rate) – \$17,333 – \$390,000
Your aver age net per year: \$390,261 Your net payout: \$8,008,428
After 30 payments: \$11,707,830
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Mississippi: 5% state tax – \$33,333 – \$750,000
Your average net per year: \$422,594 Your net payout: \$8,735,928
After 30 payments: \$12,677,820
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Missouri: 4% state tax withheld – \$26,667 – \$600,000
Add’l state taxes due (5.4% final rate) – \$9,333 – \$210,000
Your average net per year: \$419,928 Your net payout: \$8,675,928
After 30 payments: \$12,597,840
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Montana: 6.9% state tax – \$46,000 – \$1,035,000
Your average net per year: \$409,928 Your net payout: \$8,450,928
After 30 payments: \$12,297,840
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Nebraska: 5% state tax withheld – \$33,333 – \$750,000
Add’l state taxes due (6.84% final rate) – \$12,267 – \$276,000
Your average net per year: \$410,328 Your net payout: \$8,459,928
After 30 payments: \$12,309,840
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New Hampshire: No state tax on lottery prizes
Your average net per year: \$455,928 Your net payout: \$9,485,928
After 30 payments: \$13,677,840
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New Jersey: 8% state tax withheld – \$53,333 – \$1,200,000
Add’l state taxes due (10.75% final rate) – \$18,333 – \$412,500
Your average net per year: \$384,261 Your net payout: \$7,873,428
After 30 payments: \$11,527,830
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New Mexico: 6% state tax – \$40,000 – \$900,000
Your average net per year: \$415,928 Your net payout: \$8,585,928
After 30 payments: \$12,477,840
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New York: 8.82% state tax withheld † – \$58,800 – \$1,323,000
Add’l state taxes due (9.62% final rate) – \$5,333 – \$120,000
Your average net per year: \$391,794 Your net payout: \$8,042,928
After 30 payments: \$11,753,820
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North Carolina: 5.25% state tax – \$35,000 – \$787,500
Your average net per year: \$420,928 Your net payout: \$8,698,428
After 30 payments: \$12,627,840
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North Dakota: 2.9% state tax – \$19,333 – \$435,000
Your average net per year: \$436,594 Your net payout: \$9,050,928
After 30 payments: \$13,097,820
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Ohio: 4.797% state tax – \$31,980 – \$719,550
Your average net per year: \$423,948 Your net payout: \$8,766,378
After 30 payments: \$12,718,440
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Oklahoma: 5% state tax – \$33,333 – \$750,000
Your average net per year: \$422,594 Your net payout: \$8,735,928
After 30 payments: \$12,677,820
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Oregon: 8% state tax withheld – \$53,333 – \$1,200,000
Add’l state taxes due (9.9% final rate) – \$12,667 – \$285,000
Your average net per year: \$389,928 Your net payout: \$8,000,928
After 30 payments: \$11,697,840
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Pennsylvania: 3.07% state tax – \$20,467 – \$460,500
Your average net per year: \$435,461 Your net payout: \$9,025,428
After 30 payments: \$13,063,830
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Puerto Rico: No state tax on lottery prizes
Your average net per year: \$455,928 Your net payout: \$9,485,928
After 30 payments: \$13,677,840
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Rhode Island: 5.99% state tax – \$39,933 – \$898,500
Your average net per year: \$415,994 Your net payout: \$8,587,428
After 30 payments: \$12,479,820
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South Carolina: 7% state tax – \$46,667 – \$1,050,000
Your average net per year: \$409,261 Your net payout: \$8,435,928
After 30 payments: \$12,277,830
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South Dakota: No state tax on lottery prizes
Your average net per year: \$455,928 Your net payout: \$9,485,928
After 30 payments: \$13,677,840
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Tennessee: No state tax on lottery prizes
Your average net per year: \$455,928 Your net payout: \$9,485,928
After 30 payments: \$13,677,840
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Texas: No state tax on lottery prizes
Your average net per year: \$455,928 Your net payout: \$9,485,928
After 30 payments: \$13,677,840
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U.S. Virgin Islands: Unknown state tax rate
Your average net per year: \$455,928 Your net payout: \$9,485,928
After 30 payments: \$13,677,840
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Vermont: 6% state tax withheld – \$40,000 – \$900,000
Add’l state taxes due (8.75% final rate) – \$18,333 – \$412,500
Your average net per year: \$397,594 Your net payout: \$8,173,428
After 30 payments: \$11,927,820
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Virginia: 4% state tax withheld – \$26,667 – \$600,000
Add’l state taxes due (5.75% final rate) – \$11,667 – \$262,500
Your average net per year: \$417,594 Your net payout: \$8,623,428
After 30 payments: \$12,527,820
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Washington: No state tax on lottery prizes
Your average net per year: \$455,928 Your net payout: \$9,485,928
After 30 payments: \$13,677,840
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Washington, D.C.: 8.95% state tax – \$59,667 – \$1,342,500
Your average net per year: \$396,261 Your net payout: \$8,143,428
After 30 payments: \$11,887,830
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West Virginia: 6.5% state tax – \$43,333 – \$975,000
Your average net per year: \$412,594 Your net payout: \$8,510,928
After 30 payments: \$12,377,820
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Wisconsin: 7.65% state tax – \$51,000 – \$1,147,500
Your average net per year: \$404,928 Your net payout: \$8,338,428
After 30 payments: \$12,147,840
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Wyoming: No state tax on lottery prizes
Your average net per year: \$455,928 Your net payout: \$9,485,928
After 30 payments: \$13,677,840
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† New York imposes additional withholding if you live in one of the following jurisdictions: New York City (3.876%) and Yonkers (1.477%).

Powerball jackpot analysis shows the net amount a grand prize winner would receive after federal and state taxes are withheld. ]]>