Powerball®

Powerball® arrived in Washington on January 31, 2010. Starting January 15, 2012 one of the world’s biggest lottery games became bigger and better! The time for bigger payouts is now and Powerball with Power Play® delivers with a new second tier prize of $2,000,000.

IT’S EASY TO PLAY!

Powerball tickets cost $2 per play.

Pick five numbers between 1 and 59 and one Powerball number between 1 and 35.

Quick Pick your numbers by letting the computer select or play your own lucky numbers using a playslip available wherever Lottery is sold.

HOW TO WIN

Powerball has nine winning ball combinations. The more numbers that match the numbers drawn, the more you win.

 

MATCH PRIZE ODDS
white ballwhite ballwhite ballwhite ballwhite ballred ball JACKPOT* 1 in 175 million
white ballwhite ballwhite ballwhite ballwhite ball $1,000,000 1 in 5.15 million
white ballwhite ballwhite ballwhite ballred ball $10,000 1 in 649 thousand
white ballwhite ballwhite ballwhite ball $100 1 in 19.1 thousand
white ballwhite ballwhite ballred ball $100 1 in 12.2 thousand
white ballwhite ballred ball $7 1 in 706
white ballwhite ballwhite ball $7 1 in 360
white ballred ball $4 1 in 111
red ball $4 1 in 55.4

Overall odds of winning a Powerball prize are 1 in 31.8.

* If other players also match all six numbers, you'll share the prize with them in equal amounts. Certain low-tier prizes may be paid on a pari-mutuel basis and could be lower than these published prize levels. Refer to the official game rules for a more detailed explanation.


POWER PLAY POWERS UP POWERBALL!

For an extra $1 per game, you can expand your non-jackpot winnings* 2, 3, 4 OR 5 times based on the Power Play randomly chosen at draw time. Any player who purchases the Power Play option and matches all 5 of the white ball numbers will automatically win $2,000,000.

 

MATCH
5x 4x 3x 2x
  (Odds 1 in 10) (Odds 1 in 10) (Odds 1 in 3.33) (Odds 1 in 2)
white ballwhite ballwhite ballwhite ballwhite ballred ball Excluded Excluded Excluded Excluded
white ballwhite ballwhite ballwhite ballwhite ball $2,000,000 $2,000,000 $2,000,000 $2,000,000
white ballwhite ballwhite ballwhite ballred ball $50,000 $40,000 $30,000 $20,000
white ballwhite ballwhite ballwhite ball $500 $400 $300 $200
white ballwhite ballwhite ballred ball $500 $400 $300 $200
white ballwhite ballred ball $35 $28 $21 $14
white ballwhite ballwhite ball $35 $28 $21 $14
white ballred ball $20 $16 $12 $8
red ball $20 $16 $12 $8

Overall odds of winning a Powerball prize are 1 in 31.8.

* Power Play does not apply to the jackpot.

ONCE A TICKET HAS BEEN PURCHASED, IT CANNOT BE CANCELLED. ALL SALES ARE FINAL. Players have 180 days from the date of the Powerball drawing to claim prizes. For jackpot prizes, you may choose either 29 years (30 payments) or the lump sum cash option when you claim your prize at Washington's Lottery.

Washington Powerball drawings are held at 7:59 p.m. Pacific Time every Wednesday and Saturday. Ticket sales are cut-off every Wednesday and Saturday night at 6:45 p.m. and resume at 8:01 p.m. Pacific Time. For more information about Powerball, see the official Powerball website at www.powerball.com.

For more detailed how-to-play information, contact the Lottery at 1-800-HOW-2-PLAY (1-800-469-2752) (within Washington state), Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time (except state holidays). TDD/TTY: (360) 586-0933.

You must be 18 years of age or older to purchase Washington's Lottery tickets.