PowerBall Help and FAQs

Betting on the Powerball is much the same as participating in the lottery itself, however rather than buying a physical ticket, you are betting on the outcome of the draw. Below is a list of FAQs related to the draw - if you have any further questions don’t hesitate to contact us.

How to bet on the Powerball

Placing a bet on the Powerball is easy. Select 5 numbers between 1-69 and choose one Powerball from 1-26.

Where and when do the Powerball draws take place?

The Powerball draw takes place on Wednesdays and Saturdays in Tallahassee, Florida at 22:59 EST (03:59 BST/GMT). See the latest results here.

How do I win?

There are 9 prize tiers, with awards paid for matching anything from the Powerball or more. There is a set prize amount for each tier apart from the jackpot which is determined by ticket sales. If there are multiple winners for any given prize tier the amount is split between the players. The jackpot starts at $40 million (approx. €36 million) and it continues to roll over until it is claimed. There is no maximum jackpot!
Match Odds of Winning Prize *
5 + PowerBall 1:292,201,338 Jackpot
5 1:11,688,053 $1,000,000
4 + PowerBall 1:913,129 $50,000
4 1:36,525 $100
3 + PowerBall 1:14,494 $100
3 1:579 $7
2 + PowerBall 1:701 $7
1 + PowerBall 1:91 $4
PowerBall 1:38 $4
* The amounts shown above have been taken from the official Powerball lottery prize breakdown. Jackpot.com prize amounts are calculated in accordance with our Terms and Conditions.

What happens if I win?

We will notify you via email and the prize money will be transferred to your account as soon as possible.

Can I subscribe to Powerball?

Yes! Once you have selected your lucky numbers, you can select the ‘Subscribe’ option and we’ll enter your bet automatically. Never miss a Powerball draw!

What’s the biggest jackpot in Powerball history?

On 13th January, the Powerball smashed through previous records and reached a massive $1.6 billion (approx. €1.4 billion) jackpot!