How to Play Powerball
Jackpots* start at
$40 MILLION!
Match 5 of 5
win $1 million**
with POWER PLAY
win $2 million!**

Powerball drawings are conducted Wednesdays and Saturdays, about 11 p.m.(ET) / 10 p.m.(CT)
Watch the drawing 

How To Play At Retail

  1. Each Powerball play costs $2, or $3 when you add Power Play.

  2. Choose five white balls (1 - 69) and one Powerball (1 - 26) using the Kentucky Lottery’s paper play slip or virtual play slip created using via our mobile app. 

  3. You can select Quick Pick to let the computer randomly select your numbers.  You can also the clerk for Quick Pick.

  4. Choose the number of drawings you want to play.

  5. For an additional $1 per play, add Power Play to your Powerball purchase to multiply your Powerball winnings.

  6. Total ticket cost is the total amount wagered multiplied by the number of drawings selected.

* The jackpot amount is excluded from Power Play and jackpot winners will be paid in 30 annual graduated installments or in a single present value cash payment.  See Powerball Rules for details.  Minimum jackpot amount subject to change by The Powerball Group.

** Power Play amount for the Match 5 prize is set and will be no more than $2 million. The set prize amounts listed above are based on the probable number of winners sharing the prize pool. In some cases, these prizes may be paid on a pari-mutuel basis, and could be lower than published prize levels. In this case, the Powerball set prize and Power Play prize amounts will be announced by the Powerball Product Group following the drawing.

 

Chances Of Winning
Learn more about the chances of winning Powerball.

POWER UP WITH POWER PLAY!
The 10X multiplier for lower level prizes*** will be available to be drawn when jackpots are at $150 million or less.  Win $2 million** with Match 5 of 5 Power Play prize!
  1. For an additional $1 per play, add Power Play to your Powerball purchase to multiply your Powerball winnings.

  2. With every Powerball drawing, a Power Play number will be drawn.  The Power Play number is from 2-5 or the 10X multiplier for lower level prizes*** will be available to be drawn when jackpots are at $150 million or less.

  3. If you have purchased Power Play with your Powerball purchase and you win with your Powerball numbers, your prize amount (excluding the jackpot* and the Match 5 prize**) will be multiplied by the Power Play number drawn.

  4. Win $2 million** with Match 5 of 5 Power Play prize!


Learn more about chances of winning with Power Play.

* The jackpot amount is excluded from Power Play and jackpot winners will be paid in 30 annual graduated installments or in a single present value cash payment.  Minimum jackpot amount subject to change by The Powerball Group.  See Powerball Rules for details.

** Power Play amount for the Match 5 prize is set and will be no more than $2 million. The set prize amounts listed above are based on the probable number of winners sharing the prize pool. In some cases, these prizes may be paid on a pari-mutuel basis, and could be lower than published prize levels. In this case, the Powerball set prize and Power Play prize amounts will be announced by the Powerball Product Group following the drawing.

*** Jackpot and Match 5 prizes are excluded.  See Powerball Rules for multiplier odds.


Once a ticket has been printed, it cannot be cancelled.

How To Find Out If You Won

  • Scan your ticket with the “Check your ticket” feature of the Official Kentucky Lottery Mobile App.

  • Check your numbers on our web site

  • Watch the drawings

  • Have winning numbers sent to you by email, text or Twitter; sign up under your Fun Club Rewards profile 

  • Call 24-hour Winning Numbers line: 502-583-2000. (A long-distance charge may apply.) 

  • Winning numbers are posted in your Kentucky Lottery retailers

  • Check your local newspaper, and broadcast on local radio and TV stations

Grand Prize
The Grand Prize will be paid, at the election of the player, no later than 60 days after the player becomes entitled to the prize, with either a per winner annuity or cash payment. Shares of the Grand Prize shall be determined by dividing the cash available in the Grand Prize pool equally among all Grand Prize winning tickets. If the cash value is elected, the player will receive a single cash payment equal to the player’s share of the Grand Prize pool. The Grand Prize pool is equal to the estimated present cash value of the final annuitized amount of the Grand Prize. This amount will be less than the advertised Grand Prize. All annuitized prizes shall be paid annually in thirty (30) graduated payments (increasing each year), with the initial payment being made in cash followed by twenty nine (29) annual payments funded by the annuity.

Claiming Your Prize At Retail
You won! Congratulations.  Prizes may be claimed the next business day after the drawing. Learn how to claim a prize.

Prizes must be claimed within 180 days after the drawing date.

A play slip does not constitute evidence of a winning ticket or the numbers selected; players must present a valid ticket in order to claim a prize.

Rules
All matters and claims relating to Kentucky Powerball and Power Play including tickets, transactions, drawings, prizes and prize claims, are governed by Kentucky law and the official rules and regulations for Powerball. The rules contain the sole and exclusive remedy for such claims. 

Read the Powerball Rules.

Players must be at least 18 years old to play.

Play It Again!

PlayItAgain

Now you can play your favorite numbers AGAIN! It's fast and easy!

  • Use your existing ticket to purchase a new ticket with your same favorite numbers!

  • No need to fill out or keep your playslip.

  • Just hand the store clerk your ticket and ask to "Play it Again!"

  • Play It Again feature will not work on tickets more than 30 days old. 

  • More details available at Kentucky Lottery retailers.

Past Winners
Gerald
Louisville, KY
Cash Ball 225
Prize:$9,000