Powerball In PennsylvaniaHuge Winning Potentials
- Powerball in Pennsylvania requires to select five numbers from 1 to 69
- Pennsylvania Powerball starting jackpot is $40 million
- Pennsylvania Powerball ticket sales end at 9:59pm drawing nights
Powerball in Pennsylvania is another awesome opportunity for players to win really big from the Pennsylvania Lottery games. Powerball for Pennsylvania is by far one of the most exciting games in the PA lottery games. It considerably huge offers in winnings is relatively big compared to the ticket cost, which is only $2, unless players opt for the Power Play option which costs an additional $1 per game. To win Powerball in Pennsylvania, players must correctly predict five numbers ranging between 1 and 69 that will be drawn and another Red Powerball number between 1 and 26 that will be drawn. Lucky players who are able to get on these selections right on their Powerball ticket win Jackpot, whose Lottery prize starts from $40 million.
Powerball in Pennsylvania: How to Get Started
A little history about Powerball before diving into how it’s played in Pennsylvania. The Powerball game was created by the Multi-State Lotto Association (MUSL). Its creation was largely inspired by the quest to satisfy players’ desire of a chance at big jackpots while also getting reasonable chance to win significant smaller prizes. Since its inception, the Powerball game has undergone tremendous growth. During its earliest phase, the Powerball game was initiated referred to as Lotto America 7/40. It began sales on February 10, 1988. One important thing to note about Powerball (and this is true throughout all the States where Powerball is being played) is that all profits that are made from the Powerball games are kept by the State that sells the ticket. The role of the MUSL include conducting drawings, performing central game administration (which include game development and research), and managing central accounting as well as the purchase of government securities to fund annuitized prizes.
Of all the Pennsylvania Lottery games only three of the games have their drawings twice is a week. They include Cash4Life, Mega Millions in Pennsylvania and Pennsylvania Powerball.
How to Play Powerball in Pennsylvania
Like many other Pennsylvania Lottery games, players interested in playing Pennsylvania Powerball will first have to locate a nearby or their preferred Pennsylvania Lottery retailer to pick up a playslip. Don’t forget that players also have the option of purchasing up to 26 drawings in advance, just like with Mega Millions in Pennsylvania. On the Powerball playslip, players have up to five panels. On each game panels, players are expected to select five numbers each ranging from 1 to 69 in the top grid of their Powerball playslip, and one additional number called the Powerball number ranging from 1 to 26 in the bottom grid. Like many other Pennsylvania Lottery games also, players can select the Quick Pick option to make selection a little more randomized.
To make some winnings with Powerball in Pennsylvania, numbers that players have selected must match with numbers that will be drawn during the scheduled drawings that do take place every Wednesdays and Saturdays at 10:59 pm Pennsylvania Time. Players are guaranteed some returns once they are able one of their selection (if it’s Red Ball) or two of their selections (for White Balls) match numbers drawn. See the Powerball in Pennsylvania Prizes in the table below for better understanding of prizes and their respective chances of winning. Players are always advised to doublecheck and reviewed detailed they fill on their Powerball playslip before printing it with the Pennsylvania Lottery retailer. This is to make sure players don’t forfeit their chance of winning Powerball Pennsylvania.
Powerball in Pennsylvania Prizes
|Match||Prize||Chances of Winning|
|5 White Balls + Red Ball||Jackpot||1 in 292,201,338|
|5 White Balls||$1 million||1 in 11,688,054|
|4 White Balls + Red Ball||$50,000||1 in 913,129|
|4 White Balls||$100||1 in 36,525|
|3 White Balls + Red Ball||$100||1 in 14,494|
|3 White Balls||$7||1 in 579.76|
|2 White Balls + Red Ball||$7||1 in 701.33|
|1 White Ball + Red Ball||$4||1 in 91.98|
|Red Ball||$4||1 in 38.32|
|Overall||1 in 24.87|
Just as there is the Megaplier option with the Mega Millions in Pennsylvania, players have a choice of including Power Play option with their Powerball Pennsylvania. The Powerball Power Play add a richer excitement to Powerball PA. When player include Power Play with their game, it presents them with an opportunity to increase their winnings for all prize level except jackpot in PA lottery Pennsylvania. Prior to Powerball PA drawing when Powerball Pennsylvania numbers are drawn in the PA lottery Powerball results, a separate number will be drawn. This number can be one of the following numbers: 2, 3, 4, 5, and 10. Whichever the drawn number ends up to be, it is called the Powerball number. On the PA Lottery official website, you will see records of past Powerball numbers in Pennsylvania.
For players who win a non-jackpot prize and are fortunate enough to select the Power Play option in their Pennsylvania Powerball lottery, their Pennsylvania Powerball payout is derived by multiplying the Powerball number for that particular drawing by their original Powerball non-jackpot prize. Players must bear it in mind that Power Play is not applicable to PA Powerball Jackpot prize of Pennsylvania lottery Powerball. Additionally, whenever player select Power Play, it applies to all plays on a playslip and an additional $1 is added to the cost of each game that a player plays. Below is a table that further explain Pennsylvania Powerball prizes with Power Play.
|Match||Without Power Play*||With Power Play**|
|5 White Balls + Red Ball||Jackpot||Jackpot|
|5 White Balls||$1 million||$2 million|
|4 White Balls + Red Ball||$50,000||$100,000||$150,000||$200,000||$250,000||$500,000|
|4 White Balls||$100||$200||$300||$400||$500||$1,000|
|3 White Balls + Red Ball||$100||$200||$300||$400||$500||$1,000|
|3 White Balls||$7||$14||$21||$28||$35||$70|
|2 White Balls + Red Ball||$7||$14||$21||$28||$35||$70|
|1 White Ball + Red Ball||$4||$8||$12||$16||$20||$40|
|*$2 per play
**Add $1 per play ($3 total)
***10X multiplier available when jackpot is $150 million or less and/or for other drawing as announced by PA Lottery
A shot at winning Huge
Of all the games available in the Pennsylvania Lottery games, there are two specific games that have attracted considerable attention of players from years past simply because of the huge amount of money that lucky winners walk away with from these games. They are Powerball and Mega Millions. People have won amount in Powerball PA that they confessed they never taught they could come across in their lifetime. All it cost them was $2 and a leap of faith. A winning ticket sold at Speedway in Manheim, Lancaster County, in 2018 ended up accruing a cash prize of $273.9 million to the Emerald Legacy Trust. Patricia Chandler of Upper Darby, Delaware County won a huge $77.4 million Powerball jackpot on June 22, 2013. Roger Custer of Levittown, $33.1 million in 2012; Steven Lloyd of Harding, $37.6 million in 2011; all they have in common was that purchase of Pennsylvania Powerball lottery ticket. Make a practical move today. Visit our Lottery page make use of our operator comparison and register for an operator. You can never tell. It may be your next move to the million leagues.