powerball info

The US Powerball is a Multi-state lottery, one of the biggest in the world and offers a minimum Jackpot of $40 million, drawn twice a week, Wednesdays and Saturdays 23:00 Local time.

 
Hosted In Schedule Guess Range Jackpot Type Tax Requirements
USA Wednesday 23:00
Saturday 23:00
5/69 + PowerBall 1/26 29 Annual installments Cash Value: About 50% About 36.00%
 

Prize Breakdown

Lottery Starts From: US$ 40,000,000
*The overall odds of winning any prize in the game are approximately 1 in24.9
 

 

US POWERBALL HISTORY

The USA Powerball (originally known as the “Lotto America”) began in 1988 by the Multi-State Lottery Association. In April 1992, the name was changed to the U.S. Powerball and the game’s first drawing officially took place only three days later. The U.S Powerball became the first game to use two drums. Using two drums to draw numbers from offers more manipulation, simultaneously allowing high jackpot odds, numerous prize levels, and low overall odds of winning. In 2008- US Powerball began having its draws in Florida and the numbers grid was changed to 5/59 + 1/39. This altered the jackpot winning odds from 1:146 million to 1:195 million!

JACKPOT

The largest US Powerball jackpot to date was $1.6 billion on 13 January 2016. The jackpot was split by three winners in California, Tennessee, and Florida. Powerball now has the record for the largest jackpot!

Overview

Guess Range: 1-69 + PB 1-26

Guess RangeSchedule: Wednesday, Saturday 23:00 EST

Jackpot Type: Cash

Tax Requirement: About 30%

Country of Origin

Arizona , Arkansas , Colorado , Connecticut , Delaware , Florida , Georgia , Idaho , Illinois , Indiana , Iowa , Kansas , Kentucky , Louisiana , Maine , Maryland , Massachusetts , Michigan , Minnesota , Missouri , Montana , Nebraska , New Hampshire , New Jersey , New Mexico , New York , North Carolina , North Dakota , Oklahoma , Oregon , Pennsylvania , Rhode Island , South Carolina , South Dakota , Tennessee , Texas , Vermont , Virginia , Virgin Islands , Washington , Washington, D.C. , West Virginia , Wisconsin , US

Who can play?Anyone, anywhere!