Powerball Jackpot Offers Chance to Win $70 Million on Saturday
On Wednesday there were no winners of the Powerball Lottery jackpot, as a result the prize fund has rolled over and on Saturday a massive $70 million is up for grabs.However, there were 358,039 winners that together shared prizes worth a total of $3,200,143. Furthermore, there was one lucky player in LA that matched the five regular numbers to claim a $1 million prize.
To enter the Powerball players need to choose five numbers between 1 and 59 and a sixth Powerball number between 1 and 35. Prizes are paid out to anyone who matches at least the Powerball or at least three regular numbers without the Powerball.
To win the jackpot it is necessary to match all six numbers. Each line of numbers costs $2.
Powerball players can also use the Power Play feature. This allows players to increase their payouts, for instance with the Power Play option the payout for matching five numbers increases from $1 million to $2 million. Power Play costs an extra $1 and needs to be selected when purchasing Powerball tickets.
Tickets for the Powerball can be bought in vendors right across the US or online.