Powerball Information

Find all the information you need to know about Powerball right here, from how to play the game to claiming prizes, the biggest wins and participating states. Powerball began in 1992, following on from the original Lotto America. The two current games are not the same at all, with major differences that you can learn about below. Choose from the links to find out more.

Powerball Game Rules

Game Rules

Play Powerball safely and avoid missing out on prizes by checking out the latest game rules.

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How to Claim Winnings

How to Claim Winnings

The amount of time you have to collect a Powerball prize differs from state to state. Discover how long you have to claim a reward.

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Powerball Winners


Find out how much you will win once federal and state taxes are deducted, for both the cash and annuity options.

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Powerball Participating States

Players in 48 jurisdictions currently take part in Powerball. Wondering if you can play Powerball in your state or jurisdiction? Take a look at the full list of where you can purchase tickets.

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Powerball History


First launched in 1992, Powerball has a long and illustrious history. Learn more about the game’s past.

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Powerball FAQs


Have you got a question about Powerball? Find the answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about the game.

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