Frequently Asked Questions
When are Powerball drawings held?
Washington Powerball drawings are held at 7:59 p.m. Pacific Time every Wednesday and Saturday. Don’t forget the popcorn.
Where can I find the Powerball winning numbers?
You can find winning numbers for all Lottery draw games at this website, in most major Washington state newspapers, during most television news broadcasts, and at Lottery retailers.
What happens if no one wins the Powerball Jackpot?
Ah, we’re glad you asked. If no one wins the Powerball Jackpot, it grows for the next drawing. The Jackpot will grow until it is claimed with a winning ticket that matches five numbers from a field of 59 and one number from a field of 35, the Powerball.
Can I purchase more than one draw at a time?
A player can purchase the current draw and 9 additional draws for a total of 10 consecutive draws.
AVAILABLE MULTI-DRAWINGS REDUCED FOR POWERBALL
Beginning on December 18, 2012, the step down process for multi-draws begins. What does this mean? After each drawing, there will be one less multi-draw available. The step down schedule is as follows:
12/18/13 – 9 draws
12/21/13 – 8 draws
12/25/13 – 7 draws
12/28/13 – 6 draws
01/01/14 – 5 draws
01/04/14 – 4 draws
01/08/14 – 3 draws
01/11/14 – 2 draws
01/15/14 – 1 draw
01/18/14 – 0 draws
On January 18, 2014, at 6:45 p.m. Powerball will be unavailable.
Sales and multi-draw (up to 10 consecutive drawings) availability will resume Sunday, January 19, 2014 at 4:30 a.m.
What other states offer Powerball?
For a full list of participating Powerball states, please visit www.powerball.com.
Where do I claim my prize?
For prizes up to $600, validate tickets and collect prizes from any Washington's Lottery draw game retailer or a Lottery office on the day following the respective Powerball drawing.
For prizes of more than $600 and less than $100 million, collect your prize from any Lottery office.
Jackpot prizes of $100 million or greater must be validated and claimed at the Lottery headquarters office at 814 E. 4th Avenue, Olympia, WA 98506. Players have 180 days from the date of the Powerball drawing to claim prizes.