Powerball Draw Rules

When you play the Powerball game on the Islands Lotto site you are betting on the outcome of the Powerball draw. Islands Lotto is not connected or affiliated to the operator of Powerball and we are not buying a ticket for these lotteries on your behalf.

These Rules apply when You play Powerball Game. The Islands Lotto Terms and Conditions (the Terms), the Lottery Betting Rules and the Lottery Operator’s Rules apply in addition to these Rules.

  1. 1 Playing Powerball
  2. 2 Winnings
  3. 3 Game Closures

Back to Contents 1 Playing Powerball

1.1 Powerball lottery is managed by Multi-State Lottery Association (MUSL) and usually takes place on Thursday and Saturday evenings in USA, unless there are exceptional circumstances.

1.2 You can place a Bet on Powerball as late as the time announced in the Islands Lotto site before that night’s draw.

1.3 To play Powerball, You should fill in the interactive play slip for Powerball. Choose 5 numbers from the main pool of 1–69 and 1 further numbers from 1–26. You can also select the Lucky Dip option and this will choose a line for you randomly. Once you have chosen your numbers, select which draw you want to play, either Thursday or Saturday, the number of weeks and press Play.

1.4 Once your bet has been accepted it will be shown as “Confirmed” in Your “Account” section.  If the bet status is “Pending” your bet has not been placed, if your bet remains in a pending state for more than five minutes contact Islands Lotto Support.

Back to Contents 2 Winnings

How to Win Powerball

2.1 If Your Powerball Bet matches any of the Prize categories in the table in 2.2 below, You will win a Prize in the highest relevant Prize category, subject to these Rules, the Terms and the Lottery Operator’s Rules.

2.2 Prize Categories and Odds of Winning

Prize Categories Approximate Odds of Winning
Jackpot Match 5 + Powerball 1 : 292,201,338
Match 5 1 : 11,688,054
Match 4 + Powerball 1 : 913,129
Match 4 1 : 36,525
Match 3 + Powerball 1 : 14,494
Match 3 1 : 580
Match 2 + Powerball 1 : 701
Match 1 + Powerball 1 : 92
Match Powerball 1 : 38

Calculating Powerball Winnings

2.3 After the Powerball results are announced, winnings are calculated and transferred to your Player Account. This usually happens within 24 hours of the Draw.

2.4 Islands Lotto calculates the Winnings for each Bet accordingly to section 3 of the Lottery Betting Rules.

2.5 Results can be checked on the Islands Lotto website, and independently via the Powerball website.

2.6 Winnings generated by Your Powerball Bet will be published in the Islands Lotto website and taken from the operator, after deductions and any applicable administration fees for tiers 1,2,3 and 4. See Lottery Betting RulesAll tiers will displayed in US Dollars.

Payment Process

2.7 Winnings in Tier 1, 2, 3 and 4 will be paid directly to you, after validation, by our betting partner who levy an administration fee see Lottery Betting RulesAll other tiers will be paid by Islands Lotto without an administration fee.

Payout Cap

2.8 The maximum Jackpot that can be won when placing a Bet on Powerball through the Islands Lotto site is determined by our underlying insurance, less any administration fee see Lottery Betting RulesIf the Underlying Lottery exceeds this amount, Islands Lotto will only announce the Jackpot cap. This is a pool bet meaning the jackpot is shared if there are multiple winners, see lottery betting rules for example winning illustrations.

Administration Fee

2.9 The Administration fee levied by our betting partner applicable on tiers 1,2,3 and 4 only and equates to 1.25%.

What currency payments are made in

2.10 All Winnings are usually paid in the same currency of your Bet, but may, in our discretion, be paid in an alternative major currency such as Euros, Pound Sterling or US Dollars. Where sums are denoted by a lottery in another currency, we will convert your Draw Winnings into pounds Sterling using the exchange rate provided by our bank on the date determined by us. 

Back to Contents 3 Game Closures

3.1 Islands Lotto has the right to announce the closing date and time for the Powerball Game at any time. No Bets for this Game will be sold after the closing date and time. The closing date and will be accessible on the Site.