Every Wednesday and Saturday night, five white balls out of a drum with 69 balls, and one red ball out of a drum with 26 red balls get drawn. Each ticket costs $2. Draw sales cut off at 8pm Eastern Time the day of the draw.


The jackpot is won by matching all five white balls in any order and the red Powerball.


The second prize is won by matching five white balls in any order. The jackpot is $1,000,000 paid in cash (no annuity option). You win by matching at least three white ball numbers. Any time you match the red Powerball, you win a prize.