The Ohio Lottery Power Play

The New PowerPlay

With the new PowerPlay format, all winning wagers with a Power Play purchase that match 5 numbers without the red Powerball receive $2 million.

A Power Play purchase increases all non-jackpot prizes by 2x, 3x, 4x or 5x. See the grid below for more information.

Match
White Balls
Power Ball
2X 3X 4X  5X
  *$2 Million *$2 Million *$2 Million *$2 Million
  $20,000 $30,000 $40,000 $50,000
  $200 $300 $400 $500
  $200 $300 $400 $500
  $14 $21 $28 $35
$14 $21 $28 $35
$8 $12 $16 $20
  $8 $12 $16 $20
Probability of Prize Increase
2X 1 in 2.00
3X 1 in 3.33
4X 1 in 10.00
5X 1 in 10.00

Questions & Answers

When do the new changes to Power Play take effect?

The changes will begin with the drawing on January 22, 2014.

Will the ticket cost more?

No, a Powerball ticket still costs just a $2; add another $1 for Power Play.

When is the last date to place a 10 wager multi-draw wager?

The last multi-draw wager for a 10 wager bet was December 18, 2013. If you purchase a multi-draw ticket between December 18, 2013 and January 18, 2013, the number of available draws will decrease.

Number of Drawings Available Date Range to Purchase**
10 December 18, 2013
9 December 21, 2013
8 December 25, 2013
7 December 28, 2013
6 January 1, 2014
5 January 4, 2014
4 January 8, 2014
3 January 11, 2014
2 January 15, 2014
1 January 18, 2014
    **Deadline to purchase this multi-draw wager is 10:00pm on the draw date.

When is the last Powerball drawing before the changes take place?

The last Powerball drawing will be Saturday, January 18, 2014. Sales for the new Power Play matrix will begin on Sunday, January 19, 2014.

Can I cancel a Powerball wager?

No, Powerball wagers cannot be cancelled.

Will there be new bet cards available?

Yes, look for the new, easy to read bet cards at your local Lottery retailer after January 18, 2014.

Will the drawings days and times change?

No, the drawings will still be Wednesday and Saturday at 10:59pm; draw pools close at 10:00pm.

Will Play it Again be available?

Yes, the Play It Again feature will be available after your first wager has been placed.

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