Powerball® is the largest combined jackpot and cash game in the world, played every Wednesday and Saturday night at 11 p.m. Eastern Time.
Five white balls are drawn out of a drum with 69 balls and one red ball is drawn out of a drum with 26 red balls.
The JACKPOT is won by matching all five white balls and the red Powerball.
The second prize -$1,000,000– is won by matching all five white balls.
You win by matching at least three white ball numbers.
Any time you match the red Powerball, you win a prize.
The overall odds of winning a prize in the game are approximately 1 in 25.
Each ticket costs $2.
Power Play® is a special add-on feature that allows a winner to increase the original prize amounts (except the jackpot).
The Power Play option costs $1 and must be selected when you buy your Powerball ticket.
Powerball players with the Power Play option winning any prize other than the jackpot will win a larger cash prize.
The Match 5+0 prize with Power Play option grows to $2,000,000 All other lower prizes (below Match 5) will be multiplied by a number that we draw (2X, 3X, 4X, or 5X).