Powerball Participating States

Powerball is available to play in 47 states and jurisdictions across the United States. Because the game is so widely played, it can offer enormous jackpots, starting at $40 million. Powerball currently holds the record for the biggest lottery jackpot ever awarded: an incredible $1.5 billion.

Where You Can Play Powerball

You can play Powerball in all of the following states and jurisdictions:

  • Arizona
  • Arkansas
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Idaho
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Maryland
  • Maine
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Missouri
  • Montana
  • Nebraska
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New Mexico
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • North Dakota
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
  • Puerto Rico
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • South Dakota
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • U.S. Virgin Islands
  • Vermont
  • Virginia
  • Washington D.C
  • Washington State
  • West Virginia
  • Wisconsin
  • Wyoming

To date, the only states not to participate in Powerball are Alabama, Alaska, Hawaii, Mississippi, Nevada, and Utah.

State Lottery Rules

Each state lottery has its own rules about the period of time in which claims must be made, the taxes levied on prizes and the age you must be to play Powerball. See the Rules page for more information.