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Powerball Game Rules

Game Rules

How to play Powerball

To play Powerball, choose five numbers from 1 to 69, and a bonus “Powerball” number from 1 to 26. Pick five numbers and one number accordingly. The cost will be displayed within the Lucky Number Picker page as picks are chosen.

When is Powerball?

Powerball draws air every Wednesday and Saturday at 11:00pm Eastern Standard Time. Each Powerball ticket costs €4.99 with All The Best Lottos.

Where is the Powerplay option?

We hope to have the Powerplay option on our website soon! Stay tuned!

What is the current Jackpot for Powerball?

The minimum jackpot for Powerball is $20 million and there is no cap! The largest Powerball jackpot was a record $1,58 billion. To see the current Powerball jackpot, please see the game name above the Powerball ticket, or check out the ATBL home page.

How do I get Powerball tickets?

To play Powerball with All The Best Lottos, simply choose your numbers or press “Generate” to let us pick for you! US PowerBall Tickets are provided for the American Powerball lottery, as organised by the Multi-State Lottery Association. Tickets are subject to relevant draw.

How do I win Powerball?

To claim a Powerball prize, simply play your numbers, wait and check your ticket after the draw is over. If you win a small amount your account will be credited automatically by ATBL. If you win a bigger prize, our expert team will contact you directly to deliver your winnings.

About Powerball

About - It’s America’s Game!

Whether you’re playing the lotto while eating a slice of apple pie or watching a game of baseball, you can’t get more American than PowerBall!

The History of Powerball

Powerball is one of America’s biggest lotteries! Powerball is played in 45 states and online via All The Best Lottos. Powerball was founded in 1992 and was the first lottery game to use 2 lotto drums during its draws.

The Biggest Powerball Jackpot ever

On 13th January 2016, the world's largest lottery jackpot worth an incredible $1.586 billion was won by 3 ticket holders in California, Florida and Tennessee, each ticket was worth $528.8 million.

What’s the difference between Powerball and Mega Millions?

Although these two lotteries may seem similar to some, there are some telltale signs to look out for between Mega Millions and Powerball.

What’s a lump sum?

In America, lottery winners have 2 options after a jackpot win. They can receive the entire prize at once, known as a “lump sum” or they can choose a payment plan option, known as an “annuity”. Most Powerball winners choose the cash lump sum option over the annuity payment plan, even though this reduces the jackpot total.

What’s the Powerball jackpot tonight?

Powerball jackpots start at $20 million* and increase by a minimum of $10 million* per draw until the jackpot is won. Powerball has no maximum cap so, with this lotto, the sky really is the limit! To see the current Powerball jackpot, please see the game name above the Powerball ticket, or check out the ATBL home page.

*see Odds & Payout for more information
Odds and Payout

Odds & Payout - How can I win a prize?

PowerBall has nine prize tiers that you win by matching the numbers on your ticket to the winning numbers drawn. You can win a prize by matching any one number chosen or by matching the PowerBall, but you must match all five main numbers plus the PowerBall to win the jackpot. Below you'll find all about the different ways to win and the odds of winning.

Odds of Winning

The prize category you win depends on how many winning numbers you match. The table below shows what you need to do to win in each tier, the odds of doing so, and the prize amounts before tax. Your overall chances of winning any PowerBall prize are around 1 in 25.

The PowerBall jackpot starts at $40 million* and increases for every draw that it is not won. Prizes are paid as per the underlying lottery results. Only one prize category can be won per order, which will be the highest of the available prize categories achieved by, and relevant to, that order.

*As of April 2020 the PowerBall minimum jackpot will commence at $20 million. This measure has been taken due to the spread of the virus COVID-19.

Why is Powerball taxed?

Winnings in certain prize categories are paid free of withholding tax, others are subject to withholding tax at the then-current rate in the country where the ticket is obtained. The Powerball jackpot is paid in 30 graduated instalments or as a lump sum payment.

Jackpot category - Match 5 numbers + PowerBall

Approximate Odds of Winning

1:292,201,338

Match 5 numbers

Approximate Odds of Winning

1:11,688,054

Match 4 numbers + PowerBall

Approximate Odds of Winning

1:913,129

Match 4 numbers

Approximate Odds of Winning

1:36,525

Match 3 numbers + PowerBall

Approximate Odds of Winning

1:14,494

Match 3 numbers

Approximate Odds of Winning

1:580

Match 2 numbers + PowerBall

Approximate Odds of Winning

1:701

Match 1 numbers + PowerBall

Approximate Odds of Winning

1:92

Match 0 + PB

Approximate Odds of Winning

1:38

How much is Powerball?

Powerball tickets start at €4.99 with All The Best Lottos. You can add more lines to your ticket for €4.99 over the same draw.

Can I use my Lucky Numbers?

To play Powerball you can choose a total of six numbers. Five numbers from 1 to 69, and a bonus “Powerball” number from 1 to 26. The same numbers can be used over multiple lines and multiple draws.

How do I Check my Ticket?

After the draw, the winning numbers will be announced by the Multi-State Lottery Association. This information will be communicated to you through our mailing list. All smaller prizes will be automatically credited to your account. If you have won a major prize we will contact you directly. All results are also available on our website.

What If I’ve Won a Prize?

If you win a lower prize category this will be automatically credited to your AllTheBestLottos.com account. If you have won a major prize our Support team will contact you directly. 100% of any prize money you win will go directly to you.

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