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Powerball holds the record for offering the largest lottery jackpot of all time, with three players sharing $1.58 billion on January 13th 2016. Find out more information about this big-money multistate lottery by selecting the links below.

How to Play Powerball

Find out everything you need to know about playing Powerball.

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Powerball Prizes and Payouts

There are nine different Powerball prize tiers, including the multimillion-dollar jackpot.

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Powerball Rules

Make sure you know the Powerball rules on age limits and claims procedures before you play.

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Powerball FAQs

Read the Frequently Asked Questions to find a wealth of information on the game.

Questions about Powerball

Powerball Winners

Since 1992, hundreds of ordinary people have hit the Powerball jackpot and become millionaires.

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Cash vs Annuity

Learn more about the two different options available for claiming a Powerball jackpot.

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Quick Pick vs Own Numbers

Pick your own Powerball numbers or leave the job to a random number generator - which is better?

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Powerball Taxes

Find out how much tax you would pay on a Powerball prize in each of the participating jurisdictions.

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Scams

Scammers often use Powerball as a cover to commit crimes. Make sure you stay alert.

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How to Spend $1 Billion

Powerball can reach over $1 billion - take a look at what you could spend it on.

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Powerball Myths

Don’t be fooled by the myths about Powerball that you often find online.

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How to Claim Winnings

Find out how to claim Powerball winnings if you’re due a payout and see how long you have to claim your prize.

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What Happens When You Win Powerball?

Find out what happens if you win the Powerball jackpot and the steps to take to protect your new fortune.

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Where to Claim Powerball Winnings

Have you won a Powerball prize? Find out where to claim your winnings for prizes ranging under $599 up to the jackpot.

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