HOW TO PLAY POWERBALL:
Choose five different numbers from 1 to 69 and one Powerball number from 1 to 26
Place wagers by asking for a QUICK PICK or by using the Powerball playslip. Playslips are available at Wisconsin Lottery retailers.
Choose how many draws to play. Each ticket costs $2 per play per draw. Powerball can be played up to 8 draws (4 weeks) in advance.
Select the Power Play feature (an additional $1 per play) for a chance to multiply winnings.
Check playslip carefully before handing it to the retailer. POWERBALL TICKETS CANNOT BE CANCELLED.
Give completed playslip and cash to the retailer.
Receive, sign, and safeguard ticket. A ticket is needed to claim a prize. Playslips are not valid to claim a prize.
For each play, all six selected numbers are printed on one line of the ticket with the Powerball number printed to the right, under the word “POWER.”
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HOW TO WIN POWERBALL:
|5 of 5 + Powerball||JACKPOT*||1:292,201,338|
|5 of 5||$1,000,000||1:11,688,054|
|4 of 5 + Powerball||$50,000||1:913,130|
|4 of 5||$100||1:36,526|
|3 of 5 + Powerball||$100||1:14,495|
|3 of 5||$7||1:580|
|2 of 5 + Powerball||$7||1:702|
|1 of 5 + Powerball||$4||1:92|
|0 of 5 + Powerball||$4||1:39|
|Drawings are Wednesday and Saturday at 9:59 p.m. Tickets must be purchased before 9 p.m. on Wednesday and Saturday to be included in that day’s drawing.|
Power Play is an add-on feature that allows players to multiply their non-jackpot prizes, for just $1 more per play! With Power Play, players can win $2 million for matching the five white balls or multiply his/her other non-jackpot prizes two to five times when the advertised jackpot is over $150 million, and up to 10 times when the advertised jackpot is $150 million or less. A player must choose the Power Play option on his/her POWERBALL playslip or tell the retailer that he/she wishes to purchase a Power Play ticket. The multiplier number will be selected just before the draw.
($1) POWER PLAY
On Jackpots upto $150 million
|5 of 5 + PB||*$20,000,000||1:292,201,338||—||—||—||—||—|
|5 of 5||$1,000,000||1:11,688,053.52||$2,000,000||$2,000,000||$2,000,000||$2,000,000||$2,000,000|
|4 of 5 + PB||$50,000||1:913,129.18||$100,000||$150,000||$200,000||$250,000||$500,000|
|4 of 5||$100||1:36,525.17||$200||$300||$400||$500||$1,000|
|3 of 5 + PB||$100||1:14,494.11||$200||$300||$400||$500||$1,000|
|3 of 5||$7||1:579.76||$14||$21||$28||$35||$70|
|2 of 5 + PB||$7||1:701.33||$14||$21||$28||$35||$70|
|1 of 5 + PB||$4||1:91.98||$8||$12||$16||$20||$40|
*Jackpots start at $20 million and roll over until won. The jackpot prize will be shared among jackpot winners in all POWERBALL states. All non-jackpot prizes are set payouts. If funds are insufficient to pay set prizes, non-jackpot prizes maybe paid on a pari-mutuel basis and could be lower than the amount shown.
How to Win
Prior to the official POWERBALL drawing conducted by MUSL, a Power Play multiplier number (between 2 and 5; 10 is included when the advertised jackpot is $150 million or less) is selected and will be displayed during the draw, in which five out of 69 numbers (white balls) and a Powerball number between 1 and 26 (red ball) will be drawn at random. There are nine ways to win POWERBALL prizes by matching the winning numbers drawn in the official drawing for the date played. Match all five numbers plus the Powerball to win the jackpot or match any of the non-jackpot-winning combinations to win other great cash prizes!
All POWERBALL prizes are set payouts, except the jackpot. The jackpot prize will be shared among winners in all POWERBALL states. The jackpot will be paid in 30 annual payments or a one-time cash payment of a reduced amount. If there is no jackpot winner, the money in the jackpot pool rolls over to the next POWERBALL drawing.
All POWERBALL prizes must be claimed in the state where the ticket was purchased. POWERBALL prizes must be claimed within 180 days after the winning drawing date. Federal income taxes will be withheld from POWERBALL prizes as required by the Internal Revenue Code at the time payments are made. Any additional federal, state and/or local taxes shall be the responsibility of the winner. Prizes of up to $1 million may be claimed at a Florida Lottery district office. Prizes of more than $1 million must be claimed at Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee. Read more about claiming Lottery prizes.