What does power play mean lottery?
Power Play is an option that players can add to their Powerball ticket to multiply the value of non-jackpot prizes. During each Powerball draw, a separate Power Play number is drawn ahead of the main numbers. Everyone who opted-in to Power Play and who wins a non-jackpot prize has it multiplied by that figure.
What is the power play?
What is Power Play®? Power Play is an add-on feature to Powerball that gives players a chance to increase their non-grand/jackpot prize winnings for just $1 more per play. Effective January 19, 2014, the Power Play feature will use a multiplier to determine non-grand/jackpot prizes in tiers 3 through 9.
How do you win with power play?
Power Play is a special feature that allows a winner to multiply the original prize amount. Powerball players can multiply their Powerball prizes by 2, 3, 4 or 5 times (does not include the jackpot or the Match 5 bonus prize). The Match 5 prize with Power Play option will always be multiplied 5X’s for $1 million cash.
Do you have to play the power play to win the jackpot?
In order to win the jackpot, players must correctly match all five white balls, plus the red Powerball. There’s no guarantee that a jackpot will be awarded in every drawing. If no one picks all six winning numbers, the jackpot rolls over to the next drawing and increases in value.
Why is it called a power play?
“Power play” is a sporting term used to describe a period of play where one team has a numerical advantage in players, usually due to a rule violation by the opposing team.
How much do you win on a power play?
Power Play does not apply to the US Powerball jackpot, but it can increase all the other prize categories in the game. It can double the $1 million 2nd prize, and it can boost the others to some mouth-watering amounts. In the table below, you can see just how much you stand to win with this amazing multiplier.
What is the difference between Powerball and Powerplay?
Ask for Power Play® with your Powerball purchase! For an additional $1 per play, the Power Play feature can multiply non-jackpot prizes by 2, 3, 4, 5 or 10 times!
What state has the most lottery winners?
According to World Population Review, the state with the most Powerball winners is Indiana, with 39 wins since 1992. Of course, an important factor in how many wins a state has is how long it’s been in the Powerball lottery. Currently, 45 states participate.