Jackpots for Powerball have reached over 365 Million Dollars. Second place winners obtain prizes worth up to $1,000,000 cash. Held every Wednesday and Saturday night at 10:59 p.m. ET in Orlando, Florida, the lotto game combines a large jackpot and a regular cash game.
Where Is Poweerball Played?
The Powerball Lottery is now cross-selling Mega Millions lottery tickets!
In October 2009, the Mega Millions lottery consortium and the Multi-State Lottery Association came to an agreement to begin cross-selling Mega Million and Powerball lottery tickets in U. S. jurisdictions.
This planned expansion took place in January of this year, and Powerball Lottery ticket sales were expanded to include 43 jurisdictions. This means that more players have an opportunity to win the Powerball prize jackpots!
How is the Powerball Drawing Held?
Powerball combines a large jackpot game and a cash game. Every Wednesday and Saturday night at 10:59 p.m. Eastern Time five white balls out of a drum with 59 balls and one red ball out of a drum with 39 red balls are drawn at Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida.
How Do I Win?
Players win Powerball in one of the 9 Ways that you will find on Powerball payouts and odds page.
The jackpot is won by matching all five white balls in any order and the red PowerBall. The jackpot paid out is either an annualized prize received over 29 years (30 payments) or a lump sum payment. If the winner chooses the annuity, the annual payment will be increased each year by the percentage set out according to Powerball game rules.
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