Millions of Aussies are checking their tickets hopeful of becoming the next instant multimillionaire after the numbers for the massive $60million Powerball jackpot were revealed.
The winning numbers for draw 1356 are 18, 16, 22, 14, 4, 7 9 while the Powerball is 10.
Thursday night’s jackpot soared to $60million after no division one winners in the last four weeks.
The draw was the third largest Australian lottery jackpot so far in 2022 with one-in-six adults expected to have a ticket.
The $60million jackpot is the third largest Australian lottery prize this year (stock image)
Six Powerball division one winning entries so far in 2022 that have collected more than $226.6 million.
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,’ the Lott spokesperson Matt Hart said.
One third of 2022 wins were the unique Powerhit entries, which guarantee one of your numbers is the important Powerball.
Australia’s 2021 lottery hotspots and lucky numbers
Statistics compiled by the Lott reveal the most frequently drawn numbers from the main barrel in last year were 17, 7, 9, 11, and 25. The least drawn were 6, 31, 15, and 33.
For the Powerball itself, the most drawn number is 19 – while the least drawn is 18.
Victoria: the postcodes of 3004 for Melbourne, 3028 for Altona Meadows, 3429 for Sunbury, and 3199 for Frankston each sold three division one winning entries.
NSW and the ACT: the postcode of 2444 for Port Macquarie sold four division one winning entries, while 2127 for Wentworth Point/Sydney Olympic Park and 2750 for Penrith/South Penrith each sold three division one winning entries.
Queensland: the postcode of 4817 for Kirwan/Thuringowa sold four division one winning entries, while the postcodes of 4680 for Gladstone and 4740 for Mackay both sold three division one winning entries.
South Australia: the postcode of 5000 for Adelaide, 5009 for Kilkenny and 5253 for Murray Bridge each sold two division one winning entries.
Tasmania: the postcodes of 7310 for Devonport and 7320 for Burnie each sold two division one winning entries.
Northern Territory: the postcode of 0836 for Humpty Doo delivered the territory’s biggest 2021 prize of $35 million.
Western Australia: the postcode of 6330 for Albany and 6163 for Spearwood sold three division one winning entries.
Source: The Lott Australia