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?


Beginning 9/2 after 8pm, the step down process for multi-draws begins due to rule changes coming 10/4.

After each drawing, there will be one less multi-draw available. The step down schedule is as follows:

09/02/15 – 9 draws
09/05/15 – 8 draws
09/09/15 – 7 draws
09/12/15 – 6 draws
09/16/15 – 5 draws
09/19/15 – 4 draws
09/23/15 – 3 draws
09/26/15 – 2 draws
09/30/15 – 1 draw

Regular multi-draw will commence on 10/4.

What other states offer Powerball?

For a full list of participating Powerball states, please visit

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.

Good luck!