Powerball®

View rules effective 10/4/2015

View rules prior to 10/4/2015

HOW TO PLAY
For tickets purchased on or after 10/4

Powerball tickets cost $2 per play.

Pick five numbers between 1 and 69 and one Powerball number between 1 and 26.

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
For tickets purchased on or after 10/4

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 292 million
white ballwhite ballwhite ballwhite ballwhite ball $1,000,000 1 in 11.7 million
white ballwhite ballwhite ballwhite ballred ball $50,000 1 in 913 thousand
white ballwhite ballwhite ballwhite ball $100 1 in 36.5 thousand
white ballwhite ballwhite ballred ball $100 1 in 14.5 thousand
white ballwhite ballwhite ball $7 1 in 580
white ballwhite ballred ball $7 1 in 701
white ballred ball $4 1 in 92.0
red ball $4 1 in 38.3

Overall odds of winning a Powerball prize are 1 in 24.9.

* If other players also match all six numbers, you will 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®
For tickets purchased on or after 10/4

For an extra $1 per game, you can expand your non-jackpot winnings* 2, 3, 4, 5 or 10 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. The 10 times multiplier will only be available on advertised annuity jackpot** levels of $150 million and below.

 

MATCH
10x 5x 4x 3x 2x
white ballwhite ballwhite ballwhite ballwhite ballred ball Excluded
white ballwhite ballwhite ballwhite ballwhite ball $2,000,000
white ballwhite ballwhite ballwhite ballred ball $500,000 $250,000 $200,000 $150,000 $100,000
white ballwhite ballwhite ballwhite ball $1,000 $500 $400 $300 $200
white ballwhite ballwhite ballred ball $1,000 $500 $400 $300 $200
white ballwhite ballwhite ball $70 $35 $28 $21 $14
white ballwhite ballred ball $70 $35 $28 $21 $14
white ballred ball $40 $20 $16 $12 $8
red ball $40 $20 $16 $12 $8

Overall odds of winning a Powerball prize are 1 in 24.9.

* Power Play does not apply to the jackpot.

**The 10x will be available at advertised annuity jackpot levels of $150 million and below. If the actual jackpot rises above $150 million annuity, based on actual sales known at draw time, the 10x will still be in play if the advertised annuity amount was $150 million or below.

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.

 


HOW TO PLAY
For tickets purchased before 10/4

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
For tickets purchased before 10/4

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 ballwhite ball $7 1 in 360
white ballwhite ballred ball $7 1 in 706
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®
For tickets purchased before 10/4/2015

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
white ballwhite ballwhite ballwhite ballwhite ballred ball Excluded
white ballwhite ballwhite ballwhite ballwhite ball $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 ballwhite ball $35 $28 $21 $14
white ballwhite ballred 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.