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

How to Play

  1. Each Powerball play costs $2, or $3 when you add Power Play.
  2. Choose five white balls (1 - 59) and one Powerball (1 - 35) using the play slip or ask the clerk for Quick Pick.
  3. You can choose up to 5 plays on each play slip.
  4. Choose the number of drawings you want to play. You can choose to play 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, or 16 consecutive drawings per play slip.
  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 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.

How to Win


Featuring a jackpot* starting at a minimum of $40 million and a $1 million** prize for 5 of 5 match and $2 million** prize for match 5 of 5 with Power Play!

  WHITE BALLS
(Pick 5) +
RED POWERBALL
(Pick 1)
= PRIZE** ODDS PER PLAY(rounded to the nearest whole number)  
  MATCH 5 POWERBALL = Jackpot* ($40 MILLION MINIMUM) 1:175,223,510  
  MATCH 5 NO MATCH = $1 MILLION 1:5,153,633  
  MATCH 4 POWERBALL = $10,000 1:648,976  
  MATCH 4 NO MATCH = $100 1:19,088  
  MATCH 3 POWERBALL = $100 1:12,245  
  MATCH 3 NO MATCH = $7 1:360  
  MATCH 2 POWERBALL = $7 1:706  
  MATCH 1 POWERBALL = $4 1:111  
  NO MATCH POWERBALL = $4 1:55  
 

Overall odds: 1:31.8
 

 
* 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 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.
 
POWER UP WITH POWER PLAY!

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Win up to 5 times your secondary prize** amount with Power Play!  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 from 2-5 will be drawn.
  3. If you have purchased Power Play with your Powerball purchase and you win with your Powerball  numbers, your prize amount (excluding the jackpot *) will be multiplied by the Powerball number drawn.
  4. Win $2 million** with Match 5 of 5 Power Play prize!

The POWER PLAY option will multiply Powerball prizes as noted below:

MATCH PRIZES** FOR POWER PLAY NUMBER DRAWN
  2 3 4 5
5 + 1* N/A N/A N/A N/A
5 + 0 $2,000,000 $2,000,000 $2,000,000 $2,000,000
4 + 1 $20,000 $30,000 $40,000 $50,000
4 + 0 $200 $300 $400 $500
3 + 1 $200 $300 $400 $500
3 + 0 $14 $21 $28 $35
2 + 1 $14 $21 $28 $35
1 + 1 $8 $12 $16 $20
0 + 1 $8 $12 $16 $20

 

* 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 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.

REMEMBER, ONCE A TICKET HAS BEEN PRINTED, IT CANNOT BE CANCELLED.

How to find out if you won

Powerball drawings are televised Wednesdays and Saturdays at approximately 11 p.m.(ET) / 10 p.m.(CT). 

Winning numbers are published in your local newspapers, broadcast on local radio and TV stations, posted in your Kentucky Lottery retailers, and on our website at kylottery.com or call our 24-hour Winning Numbers Line: 1-502-583-2000. (A long distance telephone charge may apply).  Click here to see Internet-streamed drawings.

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 Kentucky Powerball/Power Play Prize

To claim a prize, sign the back of your winning ticket.  Prizes may be claimed the next business day after the drawing.  Prizes up to $600 may be redeemed at any Kentucky Lottery Powerball retailer. Prizes up to $5,000 may be claimed at any authorized cashing agent or by mailing your winning ticket and a completed claim form (available at any Lottery retailer) to the Kentucky Lottery Corporation, Claims Dept. 100, Louisville, KY 40287-0001. Prizes up to $25,000 may be claimed at selected Kentucky Lottery Regional Offices, and prizes over $25,000 must be claimed at the Kentucky Lottery Headquarters at 1011 West Main Street, Louisville, KY 40202.

Prizes must be claimed within 180 days after the drawing date. Prizes of $50 or higher that are claimed more than 90 days after the drawing date must be claimed at Lottery Headquarters or Regional Office if under $25,000.

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 and are available from the KLC by contacting Customer Service at CUSTSRVS@KYLOTTERY.COM or 1-502-560-1500.

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.