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How to Claim Powerball Winnings

If you've won a Powerball prize, you might be wondering what to do next. On this page, you can find out how to claim your prize if you've played online or if you bought your ticket from an authorized retailer, as the claiming method differs between the two.

Please note:

  • Claim periods vary depending on the State you have played from. Please check the list of different States and claim periods below.
  • It is not possible to purchase a ticket in one State and claim it in another.
  • For information about State-specific game promotions, you should contact your State lottery.
  • You should sign the back of your ticket as it will help you prove that you are its rightful owner in the event that it is lost or stolen.

Prize amounts

How long do I have to claim my winnings?

Where to claim

Some states announce prizes that have not yet been claimed. You can check to see if there are any unclaimed Powerball prizes in your state here.