Everything You Need To Know About US Powerball

Everything you need to know about US Powerball

If you’re looking for a chance to win BIG, look no further than US Powerball, one of the most popular lotteries in the world! And the best news, as an Aussie you can play international lottery from the comfort of your own living room, with the chance of walking away a millionaire, or even a billionaire. But what’s so great about US Powerball? Here’s the lowdown.

How it started

This year US Powerball celebrates 27 years in the business. Its predecessor, Lotto America, began in 1988, before changing its name to US Powerball in 1992.

Jackpots

In 1992 jackpots started at US$2 million, but by 1997 jackpots skyrocketed to a whopping US$10 million! Not a bad place to start hey! Then, in order to deliver bigger and better jackpots and more winners, US Powerball made a few changes. This included altering the game matrix and adding features such as the Power Play and 10X multiplier. A win-win for US Powerball players!

How to play

Want to know how to play international lottery from Australia? When you purchase an entry in our USA Power Lotto, the Lottery Office will purchase a matching ticket in the US Powerball lottery conducted in the USA. To win a US Powerball jackpot you need to match all 5 balls from a pool of 69 and the power number from a pool of 26. We have the same rules. Even if you don’t win 1st division, 2nd division (5 winning numbers, no power number) is guaranteed at AUD$1.3 million. What a great second prize! If a jackpot isn’t won, at least another AUD$13 million is added for the next draw. There are 9 ways to win this popular lottery, and if that’s not enough, for an extra $3.45 you can activate the multiplier feature, multiplying non-jackpot prizes by 2, 3, 4, 5 or 10! USA Power draws are held twice a week, the same as US Powerball giving you even more chances to win!

Winners

US Powerball still holds the record for the biggest prize in the world! The biggest lottery jackpot was split 3 ways in 2016, with the winners sharing more than AUD$2 billion. Imagine what you could do with that amount of money! Now that you know everything there is to know about USA Power lotto, get online and play now! Who knows, you could be the next big jackpot winner!

Have fun and please gamble responsibly