The powerball game is played in 41 states – Florida was added to the Powerball in January 2009 and there has only been one winner in Florida for the Powerball: William Steele from Orlando. The winning prize amount was $189 million. October 3, 2009
The numbers are drawn every Wednesday and Saturday night at 10:59pm
To play you pick FIVE numbers from 1 to 59, and then ONE powerball number from 1 to 39.
There are NINE ways to win:
Getting just the powerball number is a $3 prize.
Getting all five numbers chosen from 1 to 59 is a $200,000 prize.
Get all five AND the powerball and you get the grand prize.
What do you do when you have won?
Get a nice condo (or two, or three, or four) by the beach.
How do you win the Powerball?
Lots of luck.
A whole lot.