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How To Play USA Powerball

Powerball is a two-drum lottery draw. In the first drum, there are 69 white balls. In the other, there are 26 red balls, from which the red Powerball will be drawn. There are no rules about the number that must be drawn from the red drum. The Powerball numbers can match any of the numbers chosen in the whited drum.

When purchasing a ticket, you will need to choose five numbers from the first drum with the white balls, and one number from the red drum which will turn out to be the Powerball number. Players can either pick their lucky numbers manually or use a computer to automatically generate their numbers for them. Most stores call it a “quick pick”. A large majority of lottery wins have happened with quick pick tickets.

5 white balls are selected from the first machine and one ball from the red. Players who match a total of three main numbers and the Powerball number can win a nice consolation prize. The order in which the white balls are drawn is not important. It’s the actual selection of the numbers that determine whether or not you have won a prize.

You can play the USA Powerball from the comfort of your own home these days with online lottery sites. Just make sure they are trustworthy!

To win the Powerball jackpot, you need to match all five white balls including the red ball. Here are the Powerball payout tiers:

JACKPOT

MATCH 5 WHITE BALLS AND POWERBALL

Match 5 white balls without Powerball

Match 4 white balls and Powerball

Match 4 white balls without Powerball

Match 3 white balls and Powerball

Match 3 white balls without Powerball

Match 2 white balls and Powerball

Match 1 white ball and Powerball

Match no white balls and Powerball