How much does it cost to play Powerball?
Powerball® costs $2 per play; $3 with the Power Play® option.
How late can I purchase Powerball tickets?
Sales cut-off times vary by one to two hours before the drawings on Wednesday and Saturday evenings, depending on the selling jurisdiction.
To find your lottery’s sales cut-off time, click here.
Can I purchase Powerball tickets over the Internet?
Some lotteries sell Powerball tickets over the Internet, but the service is only available to residents of that jurisdiction. The sale of Powerball tickets over the Internet or by mail across jurisdictional borders is restricted. Lotteries may refuse to pay out prize money on Powerball tickets purchased on any website other than their own – please contact the individual lottery with any further questions.
Do you have to be a U.S. citizen or resident to play Powerball?
You do not have to be a U.S. citizen or U.S. resident to play Powerball. Players from jurisdictions where Powerball tickets are not sold, either in the United States or outside the country, can purchase Powerball tickets from a retailer licensed or authorized by the selling jurisdiction, if they meet the legal age requirement in the jurisdiction of purchase. Federal and jurisdictional income taxes may apply to any claimed prize money.