Choose five numbers from 1-69 and one Powerball from 1-26. Players may choose their own numbers or "Quick Pick" to have numbers automatically chosen for them.
How to Win Powerball
Match all five of the winning numbers drawn PLUS the Powerball to win or share the jackpot prize.
Match all five of the winning numbers drawn to win a $1,000,000 prize.
Match all five of the winning numbers drawn with Power Play option (regardless of the Power Play multiplier) to win a $2,000,000 prize.
Match four out of five winning numbers PLUS the Power Ball to win $50,000.
Match four out of five winning numbers to win $100.
Match three out of five winning numbers PLUS the Powerball to win $100.
Match three out of five winning numbers to win $7.
Match two out of five winning numbers PLUS the Powerball to win $7.
Match one out of five winning numbers PLUS the Powerball to win $4.
Match only the Powerball to win $4.
*Power Plays act as multipliers for the prize money (prize times 2, 3, 4, 5, or 10)
**Power Play does not apply to the jackpot
Other Powerball FAQs
Q: When is the Powerball?
A: Powerball drawings take place twice a week on Wednesdays and Saturdays
Q: Can I buy a Powerball ticket online?
A: If you're outside the U.S. or in Texas, California, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire or Oregon you can purchase Powerball tickets through Lottery.com at play.lottery.com!
Q: What time is the Powerball drawing?
A: 10:59 pm ET
Q: How much is the Powerball?
A: Powerball jackpots roll over until there is a winner or multiple winners. Once one or multiple winners have hit the grand prize, the Powerball resets to the minimum jackpot. You can find the latest Powerball jackpot amounts here on the Lottery.com Powerball Jackpots page.
Q: Did anyone win the Powerball?
A: When Powerball resets to the minimum jackpot, it’s an indication that one or more players won in the most recent drawing.
Q: What are the Powerball numbers?
A: View the latest winning numbers in the Lottery.com app or on the Lottery.com website following each drawing on the Powerball Results page.
Q: What are the odds of winning?
A: Higher than you think! The odds of winning a prize are 1 in 24.9.
Can I remain anonymous if I win the lottery in Georgia?
Yes, Georgia is one of the few states that allows jackpot winners to remain anonymous.
How long does it take to receive GA Lottery winnings?
Prizes of up to $250,000 are typically paid out on the same day that they’re claimed. Prizes between $250,000 and $499,999 can be paid out if claimants arrive at the GLC headquarters or district office before 4 pm; those who arrive after 4 pm will receive payment the following day. Prizes of $500,000 or more are generally paid within 5-10 business days from the date of claim and are electronically deposited into the winner’s bank account.
How much will I pay in taxes if I win the Georgia lottery?
All Georgia Lottery prizes are subject to applicable federal and state withholdings, and state and federal income taxes. The Georgia Lottery reports the names of winners of prizes greater than $600 to the IRS and the Georgia Department of Revenue. The Georgia state income tax of 6% and federal income tax of 24% are withheld from prizes of more than $5,000 at the time the prize is claimed.
Can I buy a GA Lottery ticket online?
No, tickets must be purchased through an authorized retailer.
About the Georgia Lottery
The Georgia Lottery Commission, known commonly as the Georgia Lottery, was established in 1992 with the passage of the Georgia Lottery for Education Act. By law, a third of all lottery revenue in Georgia goes toward education in the state, and the Georgia Lottery’s mission is to maximize revenues for specific educational programs. In the 2019 fiscal year, the Georgia Lottery transferred more than $1.2 billion to the Lottery for Education Account, amounting to an average of $3.3 million raised every day for the HOPE and Pre-K programs. The Georgia Lottery ranks #3 in highest per capita returns to beneficiaries for state lotteries.
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