How To Play Powerball And Win Money Online With Ease
The Powerball is a widely popular lotto which people play in 44 states of US, US Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico. The base price of each game is $2. The ticket in Powerball is called a Playslip.
To play the Powerball, you need to purchase a ticket from a local authorized retailer. You have to select 5 numbers and 1 Powerball. The first 5 numbers need to be selected from a pool of 1 to 69 numbers and the Powerball needs to be selected from a pool of 1 to 26. There is also an option for you to ‘Quick Pick’, which would select the numbers randomly.
There is a Power Play option to help the players win more. If you choose the Power Play option which is marked on your play slip. You can also enter multiple draws. The game allows you to enter into 26 consecutive draws by selecting the multi-draw option or number of draws. Also, the tickets once purchased cannot be canceled.
The Power Play option cost the players extra $1 per play. It is a sort of multiplier which is for non-jackpot winning players whose ticket can be multiplied by 2 to 5 or 10 times depending upon the number of Power Plays chosen.
This is perhaps the only lotto that allows the players to check the historical data to select the numbers based on the past winnings for numbers. This is great for the players to understand how the past results have been and to make a selection based on the chances of a number being selected often. The Base Jackpot prize is $2 million.
There are 9 ways through which a player can win in Powerball. It starts with just the Powerball to the 5 numbers and the Powerball. The prizes are distributed in two ways cash lump sum or annuity.
Here is how the winning is decided depending on the numbers and the multiplier.
Match and multipliers 0, 2, 3, 4, 5, 10
Match 5 + Powerball – Jackpot Jackpot Jackpot Jackpot Jackpot Jackpot
Match 5 – $1 million $2 million $2 million $2 million $2 million $2 million
Match 4 + Powerball – $50,000 $100,000 $150,000 $200,000 $250,000 $500,000
Match 4 – $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 $1,000
Match 3 + Powerball – $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 $1,000
Match 3 – $7 $14 $21 $28 $35 $70
Match 2 + Powerball – $7 $14 $21 $28 $35 $70
Match 1 + Powerball – $4 $8 $12 $16 $20 $40
Match Powerball – $4 $8 $12 $16 $20 $40
Also, the legal age to play this lotto is 19 and tax is deducted from the winning as well.