Powerball Jackpot and Second Prize Winner States
Three statistical data are presented on this page
- List of states that sold the highest number Powerball jackpot winning tickes from 1998 to date, tabulated in descending order from top sellers
- States that won the most and the least Powerball jackpot money from 1998 to date presented on a bar chart.
- States that sold the highest number of Powerball second prize winning tickes from 2010 to date presented on a bar chart.
When reading these statistics, keep in mind that some states have been playing Powerball from
the beginning (1992) while others joined only as recently as 2010. Also, we were able to find the states where the winning
jackpot tickets are sold only starting from 1998.
This table lists all Powerball states arranged according to the number of jackpot winning tickets sold in the state. Also
listed are the amount won, and the participation of the state as a member of the powerball lottery, expressed in terms of the
percentage of the draws it participated since 1998. The powerball winning states available on this site are from 1998.
The state of Indiana tops the list with 19 powerball jackpot winning tickets worth $1633.35 million won. As a matter of fact, highly ranked states with less than 100% participation are the actual big winners since they achieved it within a shorter period of time.The data were compiled after the latest Powerball draw of Saturday, April 12, 2014
|State||Jackpots won||Amount won||Participation||2nd Prize||Indiana||19||$1633.35 mil|
|49||New Hampshire||8||$598.25 mil|
|230||South Carolina||7||$975.45 mil|
|62||West Virginia||6||$738.7 mil|
|15||New Jersey||5||$769.466666667 mil|
|112||Rhode Island||5||$662.3 mil|
|18||New York||5||$572.3 mil|
|217||New Mexico||5||$524.2 mil|
|23||District Of Columbia||4||$257 mil|
|22||South Dakota||3||$399.8 mil|
|5||North Carolina||3||$304 mil|
|29||Virgin Islands||0||$0 mil|
|2||North Dakota||0||$0 mil|
What we refer to as participation in the above table are the percentages of the total draws since 1998 (1702 draws) that a state has participated in this lottery game. States that joined the Powerball prior to 1998 have a participation value of 100%. Note that this is not the same participation listed on "Powerball States" page as Draws%, which considers all the 2297
draws since 1992. The bar chart is intended for visual comparison of the states' membership in Powerball.
Top Powerball Jackpot-Money Winner States
This chart displays the estimated Powerball jackpot amount won by states in millions of dollars from 1998 to date. You
can arrange the display by state to be able to locate your state, or by amount to see the top jackpot winner state and non-winner
states as well.
Top Powerball Second Prize Winner States
This second chart displays the number of Powerball second prizes won by states from 2010 to date. You can arrange the
display by state to be able to locate your state, or by number of winners to see the top second prize winner state and non-winner
states as well.
The full list of jackpot draws page lists all Powerball
jackpot draws with the winner states. Also, jackpot
draws on a calendar page displays the same data on a calendar for visual perception. Furthermore, the
Powerball states page contains the dates the
state joined the Powerball lottery game together with the number of draws it participated in, and even state taxes
and prize claim periods for winners.