Powerball Rules

Powerball is simple to play, but it is a good idea to familiarise yourself with the rules of the lottery so that there are no issues when it comes to buying tickets or claiming prizes. Individual states may have slightly different rules in certain areas – regarding ticket cut-off times, for example – so in these cases, it is advisable to contact the relevant state lottery for clarification. See the How to Play page for more information on how to participate in the Powerball lottery.

Rules for Buying Tickets

Game Rules

Prize Rules

To claim a Powerball prize, you must present a valid winning ticket. If you lose your ticket, you will be unable to claim any prizes. The procedures for claiming Powerball prizes can vary by state. See our How to Claim page for more information.