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Play America’s favorite game! With multi-million-dollar jackpots that increase with each rollover, POWERBALL ® offers players the chance to win BIG for just $2 per play. Match all 5 white balls and the Powerball to win the jackpot! Match just the 5 white balls and win $1 million! Players who add Power Play ® for an additional $1, can win $2 million for matching the five white balls or multiply their other non-jackpot prizes by 2X, 3X, 4X, or 5X. When the advertised jackpot is $150 million or less a 10X multiplier will also be added. So remember Florida, you have to THINK BIG TO WIN BIG!

To play, pick up a POWERBALL playslip at an authorized Florida Lottery retailer. Each playslip contains five panels (A-E), allowing you to play up to five plays (one play per panel). In each panel:

  1. Select five numbers from 1 through 69 in the upper play area, or mark the QP (Quick Pick) box and let the terminal randomly pick some or all of your numbers.
  2. Select your Powerball number from 1 through 26 in the lower play area, or mark the QP (Quick Pick) box for the terminal to randomly select your Powerball number.
  3. To multiply your non-jackpot prizes, select the Power Play box. Power Play costs $1 more per play. Please Note: The Power Play box applies to all panels and Quick Picks played on the playslip.
  4. To play the same numbers for more than one draw, select the number of draws you want to play in the Advance Play section of your playslip or tell the retailer how many advance draws you wish to play. Read more information on Advance Play.
  5. Mark the JACKPOT COMBO box for a $2 POWERBALL ® , a $2 FLORIDA LOTTO ® with XTRA and a $2 MEGA MILLIONS ® Quick Pick ticket for the next available draw date.
  6. Review your selections carefully. POWERBALL tickets cannot be canceled.
  7. Give your completed playslip and payment to the retailer ($2 per play for POWERBALL, or $3 per play for POWERBALL with Power Play). You will receive a ticket printed with your numbers, draw date(s), and indicating whether your ticket is a Power Play.
  8. Check the official drawing results to see if you’re a winner! Draw results are available on this web site, at authorized Florida Lottery retailers and at (850) 921-PLAY (7529). You may also watch the drawings online.

Drawings are held Wednesday and Saturday nights at 10:59 p.m., Eastern Time. Tickets may be purchased until 10:00 p.m., Eastern Time, on the night of the drawing. Tickets purchased after that time will be for the next drawing.

If you claim a prize on a winning Advance Play ticket before all of the draws on the ticket have occurred, you will be issued a continuation ticket for the remaining draws with the same play numbers as the original ticket.

Please remember: All prizes must be claimed within 180 days of the applicable drawing date. All prizes must be claimed in the state where the winning ticket was sold.

Power Play

Power Play is an add-on feature that allows players to multiply their non-jackpot prizes, for just $1 more per play! With Power Play, players can win $2 million for matching the five white balls or multiply his/her other non-jackpot prizes two to five times when the advertised jackpot is over $150 million, and up to 10 times when the advertised jackpot is $150 million or less. A player must choose the Power Play option on his/her POWERBALL playslip or tell the retailer that he/she wishes to purchase a Power Play ticket. The multiplier number will be selected just before the draw.

On Jackpots up
to $150 million

*Jackpots start at $20 million and roll over until won. The jackpot prize will be shared among jackpot winners in all POWERBALL states. All non-jackpot prizes are set payouts. If funds are insufficient to pay set prizes, non-jackpot prizes maybe paid on a pari-mutuel basis and could be lower than the amount shown.

Prior to the official POWERBALL drawing conducted by MUSL, a Power Play multiplier number (between 2 and 5; 10 is included when the advertised jackpot is $150 million or less) is selected and will be displayed during the draw, in which five out of 69 numbers (white balls) and a Powerball number between 1 and 26 (red ball) will be drawn at random. There are nine ways to win POWERBALL prizes by matching the winning numbers drawn in the official drawing for the date played. Match all five numbers plus the Powerball to win the jackpot or match any of the non-jackpot-winning combinations to win other great cash prizes!

All POWERBALL prizes are set payouts, except the jackpot. The jackpot prize will be shared among winners in all POWERBALL states. The jackpot will be paid in 30 annual payments or a one-time cash payment of a reduced amount. If there is no jackpot winner, the money in the jackpot pool rolls over to the next POWERBALL drawing.

All POWERBALL prizes must be claimed in the state where the ticket was purchased. POWERBALL prizes must be claimed within 180 days after the winning drawing date. Federal income taxes will be withheld from POWERBALL prizes as required by the Internal Revenue Code at the time payments are made. Any additional federal, state and/or local taxes shall be the responsibility of the winner. Prizes of up to $1 million may be claimed at a Florida Lottery district office. Prizes of more than $1 million must be claimed at Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee. Read more about claiming Lottery prizes.

© 2021 Florida Lottery, All Rights Reserved.
Must be 18 or older to play.
Play responsibly.

How to Play Play America’s favorite game! With multi-million-dollar jackpots that increase with each rollover, POWERBALL ® offers players the chance to win BIG for just $2 per play. Match all 5

How to Play

For just $2, you could win Florida’s original jackpot game, FLORIDA LOTTO ® ! Jackpots start at $1 million and roll until there is a winner, with drawings held twice a week. Plus, every ticket purchased includes a randomly generated “multiplier” number that automatically increases non-jackpot cash prizes by two, three, four, five, or ten times!

Players also have the option to “add-on” features to their FLORIDA LOTTO purchase for $1 more per play including Double Play ™ for the chance to win cash prizes of up to $250,000 in an additional drawing and/or EZmatch ™ for the chance to win instant cash prizes of up to $500!

To play, visit any Florida Lottery retail location and either use a new FLORIDA LOTTO digital or paper playslip to choose your numbers, Quick Pick, or make other play selections, or tell the retailer. Each playslip contains 10 panels (A-J). In each panel played:

  1. Select six numbers from 1 through 53 or mark the QP (Quick Pick) box in the panel and let the terminal randomly pick some or all of your numbers.
  2. For a chance to win cash prizes in an additional drawing held immediately after the FLORIDA LOTTO drawing, using the same numbers played on your FLORIDA LOTTO ticket, select the Double Play box. Double Play costs $1 more per play.
  3. For a chance to win cash instantly, select the EZmatch box in a panel for $1 more per play.
  4. To play the same numbers for more than one draw, simply tell the retailer how many advance draws you wish to play or select the number of draws in the Advance Play section of your playslip.
  5. Mark the JACKPOT COMBO box for a $2 POWERBALL ® , a $2 FLORIDA LOTTO ® , and a $2 MEGA MILLIONS ® Quick Pick ticket for the next available draw date.
  6. Give your completed playslip and payment to the retailer. You will receive a ticket printed with your numbers, draw date(s) and the total cost of the ticket. For each panel with EZmatch selected, you will receive a separate ticket with your FLORIDA LOTTO and EZmatch numbers. FLORIDA LOTTO tickets cannot be canceled. Please check your ticket(s) before you leave the store. You are responsible for the accuracy of your ticket(s).
  7. Check the official drawing results to see if you’re a winner! Draw results are available on this website, at authorized Florida Lottery retailers and by calling (850) 921-PLAY (7529). You may also watch the drawings online.

Drawings are held Wednesday and Saturday nights at 11:15 p.m., Eastern Time. Tickets can be purchased until 10:40 p.m., Eastern Time, on the night of the draw. Tickets purchased after 10:40 p.m. will be for the next draw.

If you claim a prize on a winning Advance Play ticket before all of the draws on the ticket have occurred, you will be issued a continuation ticket for the remaining draws with the same play numbers as the original ticket.

The advertised jackpot prize will be paid in annual payments over 25 years, or as a single cash payment of a lesser amount. See game rules.

All non-jackpot prizes are set prize amounts.

Base Prize amounts for matching 3 of 6, 4 of 6, or 5 of 6 cannot be won and are shown as a starting point of reference for the calculated value of the multiplied prizes.

Free FLORIDA LOTTO Quick Pick ticket for the next available draw.

Double Play allows players the chance to win up to $250,000 in an additional drawing held immediately following the FLORIDA LOTTO drawing, using the same numbers and multiplier played on their FLORIDA LOTTO ticket. Double Play tickets cost an additional $1 per play.

All prizes are set prize amounts.

Base Prize amounts for matching 3 of 6, 4 of 6, or 5 of 6 cannot be won and are shown as a starting point of reference for the calculated value of the multiplied prizes.

Free FLORIDA LOTTO with Double Play Quick Pick ticket for the next available draw.

With EZmatch ™ , you can add instant fun to FLORIDA LOTTO! Just choose the EZmatch play option, for an additional $1 per play for a chance to win cash instantly.

Sample FLORIDA LOTTO Ticket with EZmatch

In this example, your ticket costs
$4 ($2 for FLORIDA LOTTO, $1
for Double Play and $1 for EZmatch)

EZmatch on a FLORIDA LOTTO
Advance Play will add $1 to the
cost of the ticket

  • Match any of your EZmatch numbers with any of your FLORIDA LOTTO numbers, and win the amount shown instantly
  • You can win EZmatch up to 6 times on each ticket
  • In this example, you matched 07, 15, 25, 36, 38 and 42 and won a total of $500

When you select EZmatch, six EZmatch numbers and instant prize amounts will print below the FLORIDA LOTTO numbers on your ticket. Match any EZmatch number with any FLORIDA LOTTO number on your ticket, and win the prize amount shown instantly. You can win up to six times on a single FLORIDA LOTTO with EZmatch ticket.

The Florida Lottery will hold official FLORIDA LOTTO drawings in which six out of 53 numbers will be drawn at random. If your six numbers match the six winning numbers drawn in the official FLORIDA LOTTO drawing for the date played, you win the jackpot. Match three, four, or five of the winning numbers to win other cash prizes that are automatically multiplied by the multiplier number printed on the ticket. Players who match just two numbers win a free FLORIDA LOTTO Quick Pick ticket for the next available drawing.

The multiplier number is generated at random, from two, three, four, five, or ten. If a FLORIDA LOTTO player matches three, four, or five winning numbers, he/she wins an amount equal to the original prize amount multiplied by the multiplier that was generated on their ticket. If the player matches just two winning numbers, he/she wins a free FLORIDA LOTTO Quick Pick ticket for the next available draw.

FLORIDA LOTTO with Double Play players who match the six winning numbers in the Double Play drawing win the $250,000 top prize. Those who match five, four, or three winning numbers win other great cash prizes that are automatically multiplied by the multiplier number printed on the ticket. FLORIDA LOTTO with Double Play players who match just two winning numbers win a free FLORIDA LOTTO with Double Play Quick Pick ticket for the next available draw.

Players may choose to receive their portion of the FLORIDA LOTTO jackpots in a one-time Cash Option payment or in 30 annual payments. The Cash Option payment is the amount required on the day of the drawing (or if the drawing is held on a Saturday or holiday, the business day prior to the drawing) to fund the applicable jackpot prize paid over 30 years, less applicable taxes. FLORIDA LOTTO jackpot winners who want to receive a single Cash Option payment must claim their prizes within the first 60 days of the 180-day redemption period. Applicable federal income taxes will be withheld from both Cash Option and annual payments at the time payments are made. Read more about claiming Lottery prizes.

© 2021 Florida Lottery, All Rights Reserved.
Must be 18 or older to play.
Play responsibly.

How to Play For just $2, you could win Florida’s original jackpot game, FLORIDA LOTTO ® ! Jackpots start at $1 million and roll until there is a winner, with drawings held twice a week. Plus, ]]>