In Powerball drawings, you win $4 for getting only the Powerball right. For 1 number plus the Powerball, you win $4 as well.
In Mega Millions drawings, you win $2 for getting only the Mega Ball right. If you have 1 number plus the Mega Ball, you win $3. Other than that, very few lotteries pay for just getting 1 number correct.
Other Powerball non-jackpot payouts are:
$7 for 2 numbers plus the Powerball
$7 for 3 numbers without the Powerball
$100 for 3 numbers plus the Powerball
$100 for 4 numbers without the Powerball
$10,000 for 4 numbers plus the Powerball
$1,000,000 for 5 numbers without the Powerball
You win the jackpot for all 5 numbers plus the Powerball. The jackpot amount varies depending on how many people buy tickets.
In latest buzz, the Powerball jackpot is once again over $200 million as there were no grand-prize winners for the $186 million Powerball jackpot drawing held on Wednesday September 7, 2016.
That means the drawing on Saturday, September 10 will be worth $205 million and a cash option of $141.2 million. Read more at MLive.com.
Of interest, here are 10 things to do when you win the lottery shared by Forbes.com.