• The colored squares above indiciate how many numbers drawn match the numbers on your ticket.
  • White squares – The first five numbers on your ticket can match with any of the first five numbers drawn, in any order.
  • Red squares – The Powerball number on your ticket can only match with the Powerball number drawn (not with one of the first five numbers).
  • Except for the jackpot, all of the prizes listed above are fixed prize amounts, regardless of the size of the jackpot.
  • Prior to October 7, 2015, the third prize amount was $10,000.
  • Prior to January 18, 2012, the second prize amount was $200,000, and the Powerball-only prize was $3.
  • Prior to January 18, 2012, the Power Play prize amount was based on a randomly-selected multiplier number generated by computer before each drawing.
  • Prior to August 31, 2005, the second prize amount was $100,000.

How to Claim Your Prize

Sign the back of your ticket and take it to an authorized lottery sales agent for validation.  If you win a prize greater than $599, you may need to complete a claim form and send it to the state’s lottery commission.

Winning tickets are subject to validation and must be claimed in the state in which they were purchased.  The period in which you must claim your winning ticket varies by state:

Arizona180 days
Arkansas180 days
California1 year
Colorado180 days
Connecticut180 days
Delaware1 year
Florida180 days
Georgia180 days
Idaho180 days
Illinois1 year
Indiana180 days
Iowa1 year
Kansas1 year
Kentucky180 days
Louisiana180 days
Maine1 year
Maryland182 days
Massachusetts1 year
Michigan1 year
Minnesota1 year
Missouri180 days
Montana180 days
Nebraska180 days
New Hampshire1 year
New Jersey1 year
New Mexico90 days
New York1 year
North Carolina180 days
North Dakota180 days
Ohio180 days
Oklahoma180 days
Oregon1 year
Pennsylvania1 year
Puerto Rico180 days
Rhode Island1 year
South Carolina180 days
South Dakota180 days
Tennessee180 days
Texas180 days
U.S. Virgin Islands1 year
Vermont1 year
Virginia180 days
Washington180 days
Washington, D.C.180 days
West Virginia180 days
Wisconsin180 days
Wyoming180 days