How does Power Ball pay out?
Lottery winners can collect their prize as an annuity or as a lump-sum. A lump-sum payout distributes the full amount of after-tax winnings at once. Powerball and Mega Millions offer winners a single lump sum or 30 annuity payments over 29 years.
What are the payouts on a Powerball ticket?
The prize structure of Powerball below can help you calculate the odds of winning the lottery:
|Numbers Matched||Prize||Odds of Winning|
|3 + Powerball||$100||1 in 14,494.11|
|3||$7||1 in 579.76|
|2 + Powerball||$7||1 in 701.33|
|1 + Powerball||$4||1 in 91.98|
What are the requirements for winning a lottery ticket in DC?
The claimant’s name (first and last name, middle initial or name, Jr., etc.) must match exactly on both of the identification documents, or the DC Lottery will be unable to process the ticket. A maximum of 10 prize claims will be processed per appointment.
How old do you have to be to play the Powerball in DC?
No. POWERBALL drawings will continue to be held at 10:59 p.m. Eastern on Wednesdays and Saturdays. The ticket, not the bet slip, shall be the only valid proof of the selections made and the only valid instrument for claiming a prize. Players must be 18 years or older to purchase tickets.
How does the winner of the DC Lottery get their name?
By purchasing a ticket and submitting a prize claim, each potential winner grants the DC Lottery the right to use the winner’s name, city, county, state of residence, prize amount and photograph or likeness to publicize his or her winnings.
How much does it cost to play the Powerball?
POWERBALL is an exciting jackpot game with jackpots starting at $20 million and other prizes ranging from $4 to $1,000,000! Each POWERBALL wager costs $2. For $1 more, add Power Play for an opportunity to increase your base POWERBALL winnings. Drawings are on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 10:59 p.m.