The Ohio Lottery Power Play

Odds & Payouts

With Power Play, 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.

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 did the new changes to Power Play take effect?

The changes began with the drawing on January 22, 2014.

Does the ticket cost more?

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

Can I cancel a Powerball wager?

No, Powerball wagers cannot be cancelled.

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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