Buy Official Tickets for U.S. Powerball Lottery Online
Buy official US Powerball tickets online with jackpots that start at $40,000,000 and have reached as high as $1.58 BILLION! Choose five main numbers from 1-69 and one Powerball number from 1-26 to enter this draw on Wednesdays and Saturdays.
How to Play US Powerball Lottery Online
Play Powerball online by selecting five main numbers from 1-69 and a single Power Ball additional number from a guess range of 1-26. US Powerball winning numbers are selected each Wednesday and Saturday at 23:00 EST*, and your official Powerball lottery ticket could make you the lottery world’s next dollar multi-millionaire! When you buy lottery tickets online with theLotter, you will see a scanned copy in your private theLotter account before every draw. Select your numbers for the next Powerball draw with quick pick, manual selection, or your saved lucky numbers! Learn more about how we purchase official lottery tickets here.
*Thursdays and Sundays 14:00 AEDT
Can I Play Powerball from Outside the US?
Yes! Powerball tickets are available to buy in 47 US states and territories and theLotter’s service makes tickets available worldwide. theLotter local offices buy official US Powerball lottery tickets on your behalf from inside the US, and with theLotter’s See Your Ticket Service, you will see a scan of any and all Powerball tickets you buy in your theLotter account before the relevant draw.
Choose Power Play to Boost Your Powerball Lottery Prize
Powerball offers an optional multiplier known as the Power Play, which multiplies the seven bottom prize divisions by 2, 3, 4, 5 or 10 times, depending on the draw and jackpot size. Matching five main numbers and the Power Play still makes you a multi-millionaire by doubling Powerball’s second place prize to a staggering $2,000,000! To add the multiplier, simply check the Power Play box when you buy your Powerball tickets online.
How to Claim US Powerball Lottery Prizes at theLotter
Win with theLotter and receive automated win notifications via email or SMS. Powerball prizes from division four down will go straight into your secure online account soon after the results are published. If you win a larger prize or an 8 or 9-figure jackpot, you will be invited to collect your prize in person in the US with a flight paid for by theLotter! All Powerball wins are subject to state and federal taxes. For more about taxes on US Powerball wins, please go to the US Powerball info page.
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How to Win the US Powerball Lottery Jackpot
With an impressive $40,000,000 starting jackpot, US Powerball offers the biggest starting jackpot of any world lottery, and its $1.58 billion personal best from January 2016 is the all-time lottery world record! Match all five main numbers and the Powerball and you could be celebrating a multi-million dollar win in America’s favourite lotto! Having trouble choosing which numbers to play? There are several strategies and methods to choosing lottery numbers. In addition to the jackpot, Powerball fans can win one of eight exciting secondary prizes including a second prize that starts at $1 million!
theLotter’s US Powerball Lottery Winners
Australian G. won an amazing $1 million second prize in US Powerball’s 2016/84 draw that took place on Wednesday 19 October 2016. G. is a veteran player who has been playing lotteries with theLotter since 2003. As we can see, keep playing and good fortune comes at last!
Canadian P. from Quebec won $1 million in the Powerball draw on Saturday 27 February 2016, marking the second time in two months that a foreigner had won the coveted second prize. Read how he discovered he was a millionaire while he was eating breakfast.
73-year-old H from El Salvador had one question on his mind when the Powerball jackpot hit $1.5 billion: Where can I buy a Powerball ticket? Luckily the answer was theLotter and H won the $1 million 2nd prize in the historic draw on 13 January 2016! "I won!" he shouted out when he heard the news. He plans to travel and retire in style. Read his story here.
B.U. from the UK won the Powerball’s second place $1 million prize after playing just five entries in the draw on 21 April 2012! When he got the call from theLotter informing him that he was a big winner, he thought it was a joke. No joke! Read what the lucky player said after winning $1 million!
Latest News About US Powerball Players
It's another rollover! The Powerball jackpot is skyrocketing! No winners of the Powerball jackpot in the draw on Saturday 18 February 2017 and that means the jackpot is going sky high.
With its jackpot guaranteed at a starting amount of $403 million ($243.9 million cash value), the US Powerball continues to boast the biggest lottery jackpot prize in the world.
There was good news for nine Match 5 winners. Six of the winners will receive $1 million and they are from: Louisiana, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Texas. Three players opted for the Power Play option when they bought their tickets and each of them will receive $2 million. They are from Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Texas. Congratulations to all these winners - next time the jackpot!
In total there were 1,650,396 winners who won $25,192,029 in non-jackpot prizes. The next draw will take place on Wednesday 22 February 2017.
The Powerball jackpot was last won in the drawing on 17 December 2016, when one lucky couple from Pennsylvania won a $121.6 million prize after matching all five white ball plus the red Power Ball. The man and woman, who chose to remain anonymous, decided to take the $72.1 million cash option which came to about $54 million after taxes. The couple said they planned to purchase a RV with their winnings as they like to travel. The husband said he may also end up purchasing a hot rod, something he's always wanted.
The Powerball awarded quite a few huge jackpots in 2016. In May, a single ticket from New Jersey entitled the Smith Family Lottery Pool to a prize worth $429.6 million. In July, a single ticket from New Hampshire won a jackpot of $487 million. In September, a single ticket from Georgia was worth a prize of $246 million. And in November, a single ticket from Tennessee entitled twenty co-workers at a metal manufacturing plant to share a jackpot prize of $421 million.
But nothing has yet topped the largest Powerball jackpot ever, which was awarded in the drawing that took place on 13 January, 2016. Three amazingly lucky players shared a $1,586,400,000 jackpot. How long will that record stand? It will take the current jackpot quite a number of rollovers to reach, and possibly pass that historic amount.