The American Powerball is a multi state lottery and it takes place in all but six of the United States as well as the District of Columbia, the US Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. USA Powerball offers an impressive $40 million guaranteed starting jackpot and its $1.58 billion personal best from January 2016 is the all-time lottery world record! In addition to the jackpot, you can win one of eight thrilling secondary prizes including a second prize that starts at $1 million!
To take part, you must:
Pick your five (5) lucky numbers yourself or use the Quick Pick option
Pick your lucky ‘Powerball’ number or or use the Quick Pick option
The winning ‘Powerball’ number will be drawn from the second drum containing the red balls
The red Powerball (bonus ball) is the reason you can win the Powerball jackpot. It is picked from the second of two rotating drums and is red in colour. If you match five numbers from the first rotating drum you need the red Powerball to match as well and this very important ball is the reason you can be a Powerball winner. The draws taking place every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday night at 22:12 hrs central time. The draws take place at the Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida, USA.