One lucky Australian could become an overnight millionaire if they win tonight’s $20million Powerball

One lucky Australian could become an overnight millionaire if they win tonight’s $20million Powerball. 

To become part of lotto history, hopeful participants need to have all seven winning numbers plus the Powerball.

Organisers have revealed some tips to increase your chances of claiming the cash, including what numbers are the luckiest. 

From the main barrel, the most frequently drawn winning numbers are 17, 7, EOS파워볼 2, 9 and 25.The least frequently drawn numbers are 31, 6, 33, 15 and 34.

For the separate Powerball barrel, the most frequently drawn numbers are 19 and 3, while 18 and 16 are least frequently drawn. 

One lucky Australian could become an overnight millionaire if they win Thursday night's $20million Powerball (stock image)

One lucky Australian could become an overnight millionaire if they win Thursday night’s $20million Powerball (stock image)

‘There have been six Powerball division one winning entries so far in 2022 that have collected more than $226.6 million.’ the Lott spokesperson Matt Hart said. 

‘Three of these wins have been in New South Wales, with one each in Queensland, Victoria and Western Australia.’

‘Two-thirds of those winning entries were QuickPick, where the numbers are chosen for you by computer when you purchase a ticket.’

Mr Hart also said that syndicates had performed well this year, with one-third of division one winners being part of a group. 

Also accounting for a third of 2022 wins were the unique Powerhit entries, which guarantee one of your numbers is the important Powerball. 

Last year, 14 Powerball entrants from across the country took home more than $550million in prize money. 

Six Powerball division one winning entries so far in 2022 have collected more than $226.6 million in prize money (stock image)

Six Powerball division one winning entries so far in 2022 have collected more than $226.6 million in prize money (stock image)

Of the winners, seven were from NSW, four were from Queensland, two were from Victoria and one was from Western Australia. 

Last month, two players from NSW and Melbourne split the $80million Powerball, with a St Albans woman taking home the $40million division one prize. 

The woman relayed her shock about the win and said she was still struggling to process the mammoth prize.

‘I’m still shocked. I’ve barely slept since I discovered the win,’ she told The Lott.

‘It’s hard to put the feeling of knowing you’ve won $40 million into words.I don’t think it’s truly hit me yet.’

Last year, 14 Powerball entrants from across Australia took home more than $550million in prize money (stock image)

Last year, 14 Powerball entrants from across Australia took home more than $550million in prize money (stock image)

The Melbourne woman revealed that her ticket had actually been a gift and she hadn’t immediately checked the numbers before they were called out. 

‘When I did check it though, I immediately called out to my family and they were just as shocked as I was,’ she said.

‘There were definitely plenty of cheers and tears!’

Entries for Thursday night’s Powerball Draw 1361 will close at 7:30pm (AEST) with the draw to be held a couple of hours later. 

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