# FAQ: Pa Powerball How To Play?

## How many numbers do you need to win PA Powerball?

The jackpot prize will be divided equally among all winning plays which correctly match five white balls plus the red Powerball that is drawn. Jackpot winners have 60 days after claiming that prize to choose how to be paid.

## What does 2 numbers on the Powerball play?

If you match two numbers, you’ll win \$4, but ONLY if one of those numbers is the red Powerball. Here are more details on how to win the Powerball drawing. If you match two white Powerball numbers, then unfortunately you won’t walk away with any money, according to Powerball’s rules.

## Do I win anything if I get one number on Powerball?

To win a Powerball prize, you only need to pick one single number correctly: the red Powerball. Picking the Powerball alone will award you a \$4 prize, which means that with a \$2 purchase, you have one in 26 odds of doubling your investment in your ticket (there are 26 red balls to choose from).

## What is the payout for just the Powerball number?

You can win \$4 just for matching the Powerball, while the jackpot is won by matching all five main numbers plus the Powerball. The top prize starts at \$20 million (*Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, the starting jackpot may be lower than this) and increases every time it is not won.

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## How do you play PA Lottery Second Chance?

ENTER FOR A CHANCE TO WIN

1. STEP 1: Purchase a qualifying draw game ticket. Must be purchased between August 29, 2017, and October 19, 2017.
2. STEP 2: Enter by scanning the ticket barcode using the free PA Lottery App or by manually entering the 25 digit code on the Enter Now page.
3. STEP 3: Click Submit Entry.

## What are the 9 Ways to Win Powerball?

The possible winning tickets and their cash prizes are as follows:

• Match all 5 white numbers only — \$1 million.
• Match 4 out of 5 white numbers + Powerball — \$50,000.
• Match 4 white numbers only — \$100.
• Match 3 white numbers + Powerball — \$100.
• Match 3 white numbers only — \$7.
• Match 2 white numbers + Powerball — \$7.

## Do Powerball numbers need to be in order?

You can match the white ball numbers in any order of a given play to win a prize. The red Powerball number of a given play on your ticket must match the red Powerball drawn. Each play on a ticket is separately determined; players cannot crisscross play lines on a ticket or combine numbers from other tickets.

## How do Powerball tickets work?

Powerball® costs \$2 per play. Select five numbers from 1 to 69 for the white balls; then select one number from 1 to 26 for the red Powerball. The Powerball jackpot grows until it is won. Players win a prize by matching one of the 9 Ways to Win.

## How long can you claim a Powerball ticket?

Ticket expiration dates typically vary from 90 days to one year depending on the selling jurisdiction. The expiration date is often listed on the back of your ticket. If the expiration date is not listed, check with your lottery.