Powerball lottery is a multi-state lottery that costs $2 per play. Players need to select five numbers from 1 to 69 and one number for the red ball, 1 to 26. The jackpot for the lottery starts at $40 million and keeps on rolling until someone wins! During the pandemic, the multi-sate lottery jackpots were cut down from $40 million to $20 million addressing the decrease in sales.
There are nine ways for players to win the prize. The overall odds of winning Powerball is 1 in 24.9.
The Power Play feature is a way to multiply your non-jackpot winnings. You need to ask for Power Play with your Powerball ticket purchase for an additional $1 per play. The multiplier is selected randomly before each play. This feature can multiply non-jackpot prizes by 2, 3, 4, 5, or 10 times!
“Remember that 10X multiplier is only in play when the advertised jackpot annuity is $150 million or less. “
Double Play is the newly launched add-on feature that gives its players another chance to match the Powerball numbers in a second drawing with a top cash prize of $10 million for an additional $1 but only in a handful of jurisdictions. Namely, Colorado, Florida, Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, and Washington. So, now you have the chance to bag an additional jackpot prize worth $10 million for just $1, why miss such an opportunity.
You can play the same set of numbers for multiple draws by selecting the consecutive drawing you want to play.
Drawings for Powerball are held thrice a week, i.e., Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday every evening at 10:59 PM ET.
Powerball is a super fun lottery game available in 44 states including the U.S. Virgin Islands and the District of Columbia, a total of 46 jurisdictions. You can win cash prizes by matching your numbers with the drawn numbers.
On Top of this page, you will see the latest winning numbers of the latest Powerball draw.
The legal age to play Powerball is 18 years or 21 years in some jurisdictions.