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What You Don’t Know About US Powerball

Did you know that US Powerball holds the record for the world’s biggest jackpot? Or that it was the first lottery to draw numbers out of 2 drums?

Whether you know all about US Powerball, or are new to the game, here are some things you may not know about this famous international lottery.

It all began in 1992

US Powerball launched over 30 years ago and has been creating millionaires ever since. It took over from Lotto America and is established in 44 US states it’s also available in 3 additional jurisdictions: District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Minimum jackpot of AUD $30 million

AUD$30 million isn’t a bad starting point! And great news, all jackpots are rolled over until there’s a winner.

The largest win in US history

In November 2022 the largest lottery jackpot of all time was won, to the tune of an incredible AUD$2.95 billion!  This is what dreams are made of, and enough money to set up your life and the lives of family and friends.

You don’t have to be in the USA to play for jackpots like these

You don’t have to fly to the USA to play to win from the draws of US Powerball, you can win right here in Australia from the comfort of your own living room. All you need is internet access to start playing our matching USA Power Lotto!  When you purchase a ticket in our US Power Lotto, we will purchase a matching ticket in the US Powerball lottery conducted in the USA. It’s as easy as that!

The multiplier feature

Did you know that for a few extra dollars you can activate the multiplier feature?

With this, you can multiply your non-jackpot win by 2, 3, 4, 5 or  even 10 times. Imagine winning 2nd division, then doubling it!

The 10X multiplier is only in play when the jackpot is the equivalent of USA$150 million or less.

We guarantee your winnings

If you purchase your lottery ticket from The Lottery Office and win, we guarantee that we’ll pay you the exact winning amount that we collect from the matching winning US Powerball ticket.

You can remain anonymous after winning from draw of US Powerball

If you play lottery through The Lottery Office and win, you can choose to remain anonymous. There’s no need to deal with all the hoopla associated with winning a big jackpot, we want you to enjoy your win in peace and quiet.

Australian owned and operated

You may not know but The Lottery Office is Australian owned and operated. Our customer support team is based in Australia so you can be sure yo won’t be dealing with the hassles that come from overseas customer support.

It’s not betting

Unlike betting companies who rely on insurance to pay out large prizes for betting on financial market indices, we buy matching tickets in the overseas lotteries for the ones we issue in our own lotteries. We claim the prize from US Powerball and pay the exact same amount to you.

A percentage of revenue goes to charity

Every time you purchase a ticket through The Lottery Office a percentage of the transaction is deposited to our Charity Fund to be distributed to various charities and community benefit organisations Australia-wide. A win for the community and hopefully a win for you!

Play safe

When you play US Power Lotto with The Lottery Office you are safe. The Lottery Office is licensed by the Northern Territory Government and audited on an ongoing basis to ensure we are meeting all regulatory requirements.

Now you know more about US Powerball, it’s time to PLAY with us! A big jackpot could turn your dreams into reality, whether it’s jetting off on a round-the-world trip, paying off your mortgage, buying your kids a house, or splashing out on that bright red Ferrari you’ve always wanted to own.  Buy a ticket in our lottery now for your chance to win!

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