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Play USA Powerball Lotto online



How to play Powerball Lottery Online?

The American Powerball has been capturing the imagination of lottery players for decades with its record-breaking jackpots; now you can play the Powerball online and win it.

That luxuriously adventurous life you’ve always dreamt of is one Powerball jackpot win away. To stand a chance to be the latest Powerball Jackpot winner, you have to buy a Powerball lottery ticket so you can play the Powerball online.

And this is how you do it;

  • Sign in to your Lotto247 account. If you do not have an account, you’ll need to create your account with us first, and it only takes a few minutes.
  • After creating your account, you can deposit funds using our various safe and secure payment methods. When the funds reflect in your account, you are ready to buy your Powerball lottery ticket and play the Powerball online.

The American Powerball is a two-drum lottery game. One drum contains 69 white balls, while the other holds 26 red balls. Five (5) balls will be drawn from the first drum and only one red ball it from the second drum. This red ball is called the Powerball.

When you buy your Powerball lottery ticket online, you must;

  • Select five (5) numbers from 69 possible numbers.
  • Choose one (1) number from 26 possible numbers.

You can pick your own lucky numbers or use our Quick Pick method which uses a random number generator to choose your numbers for you.

What is the Powerball?

The Powerball, or the red ball, is the bonus ball drawn from the second drum from a pool of 26 numbers.

When to play the Powerball Lottery?

The exciting and captivating American Powerball lottery holds its draws every Wednesday and Saturday at 22:59 (ET) in Florida, USA.

You can check if your lucky numbers matched the draw Powerball winning numbers on our Powerball results page. Immediately after the draw, the Powerball results will be updated.

If you’re the lucky Powerball winner, we will immediately send you an email notification if you’ve won over US $240 (€200).

More Information about Powerball:

The History

The year is 1988, and a new game that will not only be the most popular worldwide but transforms the entire US lottery industry is launched. The name of this lottery is “Lotto America”, and in 1992 it was renamed to “Powerball”.

In 1992, the first American Powerball draw was held under its new name and was the first lottery game to make use of two drums. Using two drums in the American Powerball lottery opens the door for high jackpot chances and numerous prize levels. Other US lottery games that use the two-drum concept include Mega Millions, EuroJackpot and Euro Millions.

The American Powerball lottery has grown tremendously to include more States (44 in total), including a host of changes implemented to the ball and prize structure. These changes also included an alteration of the annuity prize from 20 yearly payments to 30 and a cash option for the Powerball jackpot. An additional change was allowing players to buy a Powerball lottery ticket online.

Can I play the Powerball from overseas?

When you see the American Powerball lottery offering a massive life-changing jackpot, you cannot help but ask if you can play the Powerball online from overseas?

It does’nt matter where you live; the internet has made it possible for you to play Powerball online from anywhere in the world.

You’ll first need to create your account on Lotto247 and fund it to play the Powerball online. When the funds reflect in your account, you can buy your Powerball lottery ticket online and stand a chance of being the next instant millionaire.

Remember, you have to be 18 years or older to buy a Powerball lottery ticket online.

How to win the Powerball Lottery Jackpot?

If you dream of winning the Powerball jackpot, you’ll need to match the five (5) main numbers including the Powerball to scoop the main prize.

Powerball Prize Table

Matching Numbers

Prize Tier Level

Five (5) numbers + Powerball

Jackpot

Five (5) numbers

US $1 million

Four (4) numbers + Powerball

US $50,000

Four (4) numbers

US $100

Three (3) numbers + Powerball

US $100

Three (3) numbers

US $7

Two (2) numbers + Powerball

US $7

One (1) numbers + Powerball

US $4

Zero (0) numbers + Powerball

US $4

Powerball Lottery Jackpot Payout Options

The American Powerball offers two pay-out options when you win the Powerball jackpot. You can choose to have your winnings paid out either through the lump-sum or annuity payout.

It is recommended to seek professional financial advice to determine which payout option will be best for you.

  1. Lump-sum pay-out option

When you win the Powerball jackpot, you can choose to receive your winnings using the lump-sum pay-out option. By selecting this option, your windfall is paid out to you immediately, and you’ll receive approximately 60% of the Powerball jackpot.

The lump-sum pay-out option gives you immediate access to your windfall, allowing you to splurge on anything you want without the need to save or seek credit.

  1. Annuity pay-out option

The second option you have as a Powerball winner is the annuity pay-out option. In this option, you’ll receive your winnings in yearly payments for a predetermined number of years. The first payment is made out immediately, and it can take up to 29 years to complete the annuity payments.

Every annuity payment increases by 4%, making the final payment the largest. An annuity pay-out option is calculated based on the declared Powerball jackpot-winning total.

Powerball Jackpot Rollovers

When no one wins the Powerball jackpot, a rollover occurs. What this means is that the jackpot prize will be added, or rolled over, to the next Powerball jackpot draw.

An American Powerball rollover, however, does not guarantee the Powerball jackpot will be won. The Powerball jackpot does not have jackpot rollover limits. When it has not been won the American Powerball lottery jackpot accumulates, making the prize more lucrative after each draw.

What are the chances of winning the Powerball Lottery?

The chances of winning the American Powerball lottery jackpot, or any other prize, are the same in every draw.

Your chance of winning the Powerball jackpot is 1 in 292,201,338, while your chance of winning the second-tier Prize is 1 in 11,688,053. The possibility of winning any prize when playing this exciting US lottery is 1 in 24.87.

Below is a table of your chances of winning any of the American Powerball lottery prizes.

Prize Category

Match

Winning Chances

Jackpot

Five (5) numbers + Powerball

1 in 292,201,338

2nd Prize

Five (5) numbers

1 in 11,688,053

3rd Prize

Four (4) numbers + Powerball

1 in 913,129

4th Prize

Four (4) numbers

1 in 36,525

5th Prize

Three (3) numbers + Powerball

1 in 14,494

6th Prize

Three (3) numbers

1 in 579

7th Prize

Two (2) numbers + Powerball

1 in 701

8th Prize

One (1) number + Powerball

1 in 92

9th Prize

Zero (0) numbers + Powerball

1 in 38

One common method of improving your chances of winning is to buy more Powerball lottery tickets and play more combinations.

Interesting Facts About Powerball

Heavy Security monitors the American Powerball Draws

There has been some scepticism regarding the fairness in which the American Powerball online draws are conducted. When there are vast amounts of money involved, every single detail has been taken care of to mitigate the manipulation of the outcomes.

During the American Powerball lottery draw, an independent auditor, several officials from the lottery organisation and a security officer are present. Multiple security cameras are installed in the room where the American Powerball draw occurs. The drums that hold all the balls are kept in a double-locked and alarm-secure safe.

An inspector seals the ballots after every draw, and they are stored in a secure safe. All equipment is regularly inspected according to the technician’s specifications. Furthermore, the drums and balls are well maintained and also routinely inspected.

The revenue of the Powerball lottery does not work the way you assume it does

A lot of lottery players do not know how the American Powerball makes its money. A large percentage of the proceeds from ticket sales is used to pay winners in the different prize divisions. Also, some of the money is channelled towards charity. However, this is dependent on the federal state the lottery operator is based in, including the governing legislation.

Revenue from this US lottery is dependent on the size of the state in which it operates and how many people play the Powerball online. Additionally, the American Powerball lottery needs to account for employee salaries, advertising, and contributions made to education funds before declaring a profit.

Biggest Powerball Lotto Winners

#

Winner

Jackpot Amount

Lucky Numbers

Date

1

John and Lisa Robinson

US $1.586 billion

04 - 08 - 19 - 27 - 34 (10)

January 2016

2

Manuel Franco

US $768.4 million

16 - 20 - 37 - 44 - 62 (12)

March 2019

3

Mavis L. Wanczyk

US $758.7 million

06 - 07 - 16 - 23 - 26 (04)

August 2017

4

Lyrenne West

US $687.8 million

08 - 12 - 13 - 19 - 27 (04)

October 2018

5

Gloria MacKenzie

US $590 million

10 - 13 - 14 - 22 - 52 (11)

May 2013

6

Cindy and Mark Hill

Matthew Good

US $587.5 million

05 - 16 - 22 - 23 - 29 (06)

November 2012

7

Anonymous

Marie Holmes

TL Management Group

US $564 million

11 - 13 - 25 - 39 - 54 (19)

February 2015

8

Good Karma Family 2018 Nominee Trust

US $559.7 million

12 - 29 - 30 - 33 - 61 (26)

January 2018

9

Robin Egg 2016 Nominee Trust

US $487 million

11 - 17 - 21 - 23 - 32 (5)

July 2016

10

Emerald Legacy Trust

US $456.7 million

22 - 57 - 59 - 60 - 66 (7)

March 2018

After winning the Powerball with Lotto247

So, after calming down from the euphoric excitement of realising you’ve won the Powerball jackpot, you’re asking yourself what happens next? Here is what you need to know;

What happens when I win the Powerball jackpot with Lotto247?

As a Powerball winner, you don’t need to lift a finger after discovering that you’ve won the Powerball jackpot.

After the American Powerball lottery draw results are published, and if you matched the Powerball winning numbers, we’ll immediately credit your account with your winnings.

You should seek professional advice, for more massive winnings, to assist you in managing your winnings according to your local legislation for claiming international lottery winnings.

How to claim your US Powerball winnings with Lotto247?

Now that you’re a Powerball winner, you’re asking yourself, “how do I claim my American Powerball lottery winnings”?

There are numerous benefits when you play the Powerball online with Lotto247, and one of those is that claiming your American Powerball lottery prize is very easy.

If you’ve won £/$/€200 or more, one of our friendly Lotto247 customer service agents will call you to congratulate you. To claim your prize, you need to file a “cash withdrawal” request from your Lotto247 account.

Our security team will contact you after we’ve received your withdrawal request. They will ensure that your Lotto247 account is verified before granting your withdrawal request. We will deposit your winnings into your preferred bank account once the request has been approved.

You can also choose to have your winnings paid out in several web wallets, and this is dependent on which country you live in, including several other factors. The minimum withdrawal amount for all our Lotto247 lottery players is set at £10, €12 and US $15.