Powerball

Next Draw

Est. Jackpot
$280 Million
Cash value:
$205 Million
  • 9 hours
  • 14 mins

Latest Numbers

Date Result Prize
Main Draw
  • 10
  • 40
  • 45
  • 56
  • 67
  • 2 PB
  • Power Play: x2
Double Play
  • 6
  • 19
  • 36
  • 46
  • 59
  • 8 PB
Est. Jackpot
$278 Million
Main Draw
  • 12
  • 15
  • 38
  • 57
  • 63
  • 24 PB
  • Power Play: x2
Double Play
  • 2
  • 25
  • 34
  • 58
  • 59
  • 26 PB
Est. Jackpot
$264 Million
Main Draw
  • 18
  • 26
  • 28
  • 38
  • 47
  • 17 PB
  • Power Play: x2
Double Play
  • 1
  • 31
  • 59
  • 67
  • 68
  • 14 PB
Est. Jackpot
$253 Million
Main Draw
  • 8
  • 32
  • 55
  • 64
  • 66
  • 10 PB
  • Power Play: x2
Double Play
  • 7
  • 11
  • 19
  • 31
  • 58
  • 14 PB
Est. Jackpot
$243 Million
Main Draw
  • 10
  • 16
  • 32
  • 63
  • 65
  • 17 PB
  • Power Play: x2
Double Play
  • 1
  • 18
  • 23
  • 25
  • 61
  • 17 PB
Est. Jackpot
$224 Million
Main Draw
  • 7
  • 20
  • 29
  • 38
  • 67
  • 22 PB
  • Power Play: x2
Double Play
  • 7
  • 22
  • 27
  • 39
  • 50
  • 4 PB
Est. Jackpot
$213 Million
Main Draw
  • 40
  • 43
  • 48
  • 59
  • 69
  • 19 PB
  • Power Play: x3
Double Play
  • 3
  • 24
  • 37
  • 44
  • 46
  • 19 PB
Est. Jackpot
$205 Million
Main Draw
  • 3
  • 16
  • 48
  • 52
  • 60
  • 1 PB
  • Power Play: x3
Double Play
  • 32
  • 44
  • 46
  • 55
  • 68
  • 22 PB
Est. Jackpot
$190 Million
Main Draw
  • 5
  • 31
  • 34
  • 51
  • 53
  • 23 PB
  • Power Play: x2
Double Play
  • 1
  • 6
  • 10
  • 52
  • 64
  • 18 PB
Est. Jackpot
$180 Million
Main Draw
  • 8
  • 15
  • 26
  • 35
  • 45
  • 9 PB
  • Power Play: x3
Double Play
  • 13
  • 16
  • 28
  • 37
  • 60
  • 7 PB
Est. Jackpot
$173 Million

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Due Numbers


Five due numbers

  • 4
  • 9
  • 14
  • 17
  • 21

One due Powerball number

  • 3

Not Due Numbers


Five not due numbers

  • 32
  • 38
  • 46
  • 59
  • 67

One not due Powerball number

  • 17

Jackpot History

Dec 20 Jan 21 Feb 21 Mar 21 Apr 21 May 21 Jun 21 Jul 21 Aug 21 Sep 21 Oct 21 Nov 21 Dec 21
731.1 M 584.9 M 438.7 M 292.4 M 146.2 M
Avg. jackpot$213.7 Million
Biggest jackpot$731.1 Million
No. of draws119
Jackpot wins6
Current est. jackpot$280 Million

Prizes and Odds

Match Prize Odds
5 + Powerball Jackpot 1 in 292,201,338
5 $1,000,000 1 in 11,688,053.52
4 + Powerball $50,000 1 in 913,129.18
4 $100 1 in 36,525.17
3 + Powerball $100 1 in 14,494.11
3 $7 1 in 579.76
2 + Powerball $7 1 in 701.33
1 + Powerball $4 1 in 91.98
Powerball only $4 1 in 38.32
The overall odds of winning a prize in Powerball are 1 in 24.87.

Power Play Prize and Odds

Match Base Prize x2 x3 x4 x5 x10
5 + Powerball Jackpot N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
5 $1,000,000 $2,000,000 $2,000,000 $2,000,000 $2,000,000 $2,000,000
4 + Powerball $50,000 $100,000 $150,000 $200,000 $250,000 $500,000
4 $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 $1,000
3 + Powerball $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 $1,000
3 $7 $14 $21 $28 $35 $70
2 + Powerball $7 $14 $21 $28 $35 $70
1 + Powerball $4 $8 $12 $16 $20 $40
Powerball only $4 $8 $12 $16 $20 $40
Power Play x2 x3 x4 x5 x10
Odds with x10 multiplier 1 in 1.79 1 in 3.31 1 in 14.33 1 in 21.5 1 in 43
Odds without x10 multiplier 1 in 1.75 1 in 3.23 1 in 14 1 in 21 N/A

Double Play Prizes and Odds

Match Prize Odds
5 + Powerball $10,000,000 1 in 292,201,338
5 $500,000 1 in 11,688,053.52
4 + Powerball $50,000 1 in 913,129.18
4 $500 1 in 36,525.17
3 + Powerball $500 1 in 14,494.11
3 $20 1 in 579.76
2 + Powerball $20 1 in 701.33
1 + Powerball $10 1 in 91.98
Powerball only $7 1 in 38.32
The overall odds of winning a prize in Powerball are 1 in 24.87.

Game Schedule

  Monday Wednesday Saturday
Draw time 10:59 p.m. ET 10:59 p.m. ET 10:59 p.m. ET
Sales close Varies by jurisdiction Varies by jurisdiction Varies by jurisdiction

10 Biggest Jackpots

Rank Jackpot Numbers Draw Date
1st $1.586 Billion
  • 4
  • 8
  • 19
  • 27
  • 34
  • 10
Jan 13, 2016
2nd $768.4 Million
  • 16
  • 20
  • 37
  • 44
  • 62
  • 12
Mar 27, 2019
3rd $758.7 Million
  • 6
  • 7
  • 16
  • 23
  • 26
  • 4
Aug 23, 2017
4th $731.1 Million
  • 40
  • 53
  • 60
  • 68
  • 69
  • 22
Jan 20, 2021
5th $699.8 Million
  • 12
  • 22
  • 54
  • 66
  • 69
  • 15
Oct 4, 2021
6th $687.8 Million
  • 8
  • 12
  • 13
  • 19
  • 27
  • 4
Oct 27, 2018
7th $590.5 Million
  • 10
  • 13
  • 14
  • 22
  • 52
  • 11
May 18, 2013
8th $587.5 Million
  • 5
  • 16
  • 22
  • 23
  • 29
  • 6
Nov 28, 2012
9th $564.1 Million
  • 11
  • 13
  • 25
  • 39
  • 54
  • 19
Feb 11, 2015
10th $559.7 Million
  • 12
  • 29
  • 30
  • 33
  • 61
  • 26
Jan 06, 2018

Things to Know

  1. There are nine ways to win the Powerball lottery.
  2. Eight of the Powerball prizes are set cash amounts in all jurisdictions, except in California where all the prizes are pari-mutuel.
  3. Currently, the Powerball jackpot does not have a minimum starting value. The starting value of the jackpot depends entirely on ticket sales and interest rates.
  4. 48 jurisdictions participate in the Powerball lottery. This includes 45 states, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, and the District of Columbia.
  5. You must be 18 or older to play, except for in Louisiana, Iowa, and Arizona, where players must be 21 or older, and Nebraska, where players must be 19 or older.
  6. You can claim a Powerball jackpot prize as a lump sum or as an annuity payment over 29 years (30 guaranteed payments).
  7. The advertised jackpot amount is always the annuity sum before tax.
  8. The Power Play option multiplies all non-jackpot prizes by 2, 3, 4, 5, or 10 times.
  9. The x10 multiplier is available only when the jackpot is $150 million or less.
  10. The Double Play add-on is a second draw offering players the chance to win up to $10 million. This option is only available in certain jurisdictions.

Advanced Draws

All the jurisdictions that participate in the Powerball lottery allow players to purchase tickets for draws in advance. However, the number of advanced draws permitted varies from state to state. Here’s a full list of the maximum number of advanced Powerball draw purchases permitted per jurisdiction.

State Advanced Draws
Arizona up to 10
Arkansas up to 20
California up to 10
Colorado up to 26
Connecticut up to 26
Delaware up to 10
District of Columbia up to 20
Florida up to 52
Georgia up to 26
Idaho up to 10
Illinois up to 25
Indiana up to 10
Iowa up to 10
Kansas up to 15
Kentucky up to 26
Louisiana up to 20
Maine up to 20
Maryland up to 15
Massachusetts up to 15
Michigan up to 30
Minnesota up to 14
Mississippi up to 26
Missouri up to 15
Montana up to 24
Nebraska up to 24
New Hampshire up to 20
New Jersey up to 8
New Mexico up to 20
New York up to 26
North Carolina up to 26
North Dakota up to 9
Ohio up to 10
Oklahoma up to 10
Oregon up to 20
Pennsylvania up to 26
Puerto Rico up to 26
Rhode Island up to 26
South Carolina up to 20
South Dakota up to 9
Tennessee up to 10
Texas up to 10
U.S. Virgin Islands N/A
Vermont up to 20
Virginia up to 26
Washington up to 10
West Virginia up to 24
Wisconsin up to 8
Wyoming up to 20

History

Powerball is perhaps the most well-known lottery game in the world. But how did it get there? Here’s a quick history of the mighty Powerball lottery.

End of 1987
The lotteries of West Virginia, Iowa, Rhode Island, District of Columbia, Oregon, Kansas, and Missouri formed the Multi-State Lottery Association.
February 1988
The Multi-State Lottery Association launched a game called Lotto*America, the forerunner of what would later be known as Powerball.
August 1989 – January 1991
Eight more states joined Lotto*America: Wisconsin, Montana, Idaho, Minnesota, Indiana, South Dakota, Kentucky, and Delaware.
April 1992
Lotto*America was renamed as Powerball.
New game format: 5/45 + 1/45.
The starting jackpot was set to $2 million.
The first official Powerball draw took place on April 22.
April 1994 – October 1996
Six more states joined: Arizona, Nebraska, Louisiana, New Hampshire, Connecticut, and New Mexico.
November 1997
New format: 5/49 + 1/42.
The starting jackpot was set at $10 million.
Annuity increased from 20 to 29 years.
The cash option was added.
March 2001
The Power Play multiplier feature was added, which consisted of a wheel with 12 slots.
The available multipliers were from x1 to x5.
August 2001 – June 2002
Colorado and Pennsylvania joined.
October 2002
New format: 5/53 + 1/42.
The Power Play wheel was updated to include 15 slots.
South Carolina started selling Powerball tickets.
July 2003 – July 2004
Four more states joined: Vermont, North Dakota, Tennessee, and Maine.
August 2005
New format: 5/55 + 1/42.
The starting jackpot was set at $15 million.
The Power Play wheel was updated to 16 slots.
January 2006 – May 2006
Oklahoma and North Carolina joined.
January 2009
New format: 5/59 + 1/39.
The starting jackpot was set at $20 million.
Power Play was drawn using a Random Number Generator.
Florida joined.
October 2009 – November 2010
13 more states joined: Arkansas, Georgia, Illinois, Maryland, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Texas, Virginia, Washington, Massachusetts, Ohio, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
January 2012
New format: 5/69 + 1/35.
The starting jackpot was set at $40 million.
Match 5 prize category was $1 million.
April 2013 – September 2014
Two more states and an additional jurisdiction joined: California, Wyoming, and Puerto Rico.
October 2015
New format: 5/69 + 1/26.
The 4 + 1 prize category prize was $50,000.
x10 Power Play multiplier was added to jackpots under $150 million.
January 2016
A $1.586 billion Powerball jackpot was won, setting the world record for the largest lottery jackpot.
January 2020
Mississippi joined.
March 2020
The starting jackpot was set at $20 million due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The minimum roll increase between draws was set at $2 million.
April 2020
The starting and minimum jackpot increases between draws were removed, and they now depend entirely on ticket sales and interest rates.
August 2021
Monday was added as a third weekly draw day.
The Double Play feature was added. Colorado, Florida, Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, and Washington, opted in to offer it.

FAQs

Draws occur on every Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday around 10:59 p.m. ET.

Powerball Videos

Click on the videos below to learn about Powerball.

Get to Know Powerball

Check out this intro to Powerball. In the video, we go over Powerball’s history and what makes it so popular (hint: it has to do with the size of the jackpots). You’ll also find out where the money from ticket sales goes and what you need to know about claiming prizes.

 

Learn How to Play Powerball

Here's how to play Powerball. Watch the video below to learn how to enter the game and pick your numbers. We also go over special Powerball add-ons, including Power Play and Double Play, and when draws are held.

 

Powerball Prizes and Odds

Ready to dive into the details? Then watch our video below about how to win in every prize category in Powerball. You'll also find out how Powerball add-ons can boost those prizes and how the odds work.