Lottery games in India have a long history. Although they have been around for over 50 years, the regulations related to lottery changed multiple times.
In India people along with the Indian lotteries people are more excited to play foreign lottery games for example some famous lottery games are USA Power ball and Megamillions.
In India, Power ball is 100% legal and safe to play. The odds of winning are the same as just the American citizens for both offline and online play all around the world.
What is USA Powerball?
USA Powerball is an American lottery game that is offered to play from all around the world.
It is coordinated by the Multi-State Lottery Association (MUSL), a nonprofit organization formed by an agreement with lobbyists and US corporations.
USA Power ball started on April 19, 1992, Before Powerball drawing there where twice a week (Wednesday and Saturday) but from August 23, 2021 drawing are held every Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday evening at 10:59 p.m. Eastern Time, The drawings are held at the Florida Lottery’s studio in Tallahassee.
How to play Powerball from India
To play Powerball lottery your minimum age should be 18 years (Except for in Louisiana, Lowa, and Arizona where players must be minimum of 21 years old) and it costs only 150 to 200 Rupees per play based on the options you select. Generally, there are two types to purchase Power ball lottery tickets.
- Offline service – Directly you visit the USA and locally purchase your lottery ticket from reputed lottery retailers.
- Online service – You can purchase from a reputed lottery messenger service.
Now let’s see how to play Powerball lottery from India, if you see the Powerball latest results it looks like this.
If you see there are two sets of numbers first set contains 5 numbers which are also called as White Balls and the second set contains one number (i.e.19) which is also called a Red Ball or Powerball.
For White Balls, You just have to select five numbers from 1 to 69.
Then select one number from 1 to 26 for the red ball or Powerball
While Choosing the Numbers either you can opt for selecting random numbers for your play as a quick pick or you can select your own numbers based on your personal analysis.
Here are some points you can consider while choosing numbers in power ball
Powerball offers one more option called Power Play. You need to pay $1 extra if you opt for a Power play.
Now let’s see what is this Power play?
After drawing the Powerball numbers another number will be drawn between 2 to 10 for Powerplay.
If you are a winner and opt for Powerplay then your prize money will be multiplied by Powerplay times. Hard to understand? Now let’s take a look at the Powerball prize matrix and try to understand it with an example.
Let’s say on Feb 27th you want to participate in the next Powerball draw. The next Powerball draw would be held on Feb 28th.
Based on some analysis you selected 7,23,26,39,55,66 for while balls and selected 19 for Powerball and you paid 2$ for the ticket. You decided not to opt for PowerPlay.
On 28th Feb you visit our site lotterycorner home page and verified the results. The results are as below.
If you compare with the numbers you bet on. You have matched three white balls i.e. 7,39,55 and you also matched the Powerball (19). Now let’s check the prize matrix above,
Since you matched 3 white balls and the PowerBall you win $100.
Let’s say if you opt for Power play by paying $1 more, then since Power Play is 2x your $100 would become 2 X $100 that is $200.
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(Optionally, you can add Power Play or decide if you want to add Double Play)
While Choosing Choose your numbers on the play slip or let the lottery terminal randomly pick your numbers. You can also select numbers from Powerball Smart Picks which are generated using HOT, COLD, and Most Due numbers. The jackpot Powerball prize money grows until it is won.
For results, you can visit our Lottery Corner site https://www.lotterycorner.com/
Powerball drawings are held every Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday at evening 10:59 p.m. ET.