Tuesday's Powerball Jackpot Soars: Over $260 MillionPublished January 28, 2015 by Elana K
Players can purchase online lottery tickets for the Powerball through websites such as The Lotter and Lottery Master. The Powerball of January 28, 2015 is $261 million!
Every Saturday and Wednesday, Americans have a chance at winning the country’s favorite lottery: the Powerball. Winning numbers are drawn twice a week, and prizes range anywhere from $4 to over hundreds of millions! In fact, this week’s Wednesday draw (January 28, 2015) has a grand prize of $261 million, and the easiest way to get a piece of this pie is to buy online lottery tickets.
While every state has its own vendors that sell tickets for the Powerball lottery, buying online lottery tickets is an easier option for those who don’t have time to go to their local store in between work and running errands. Anyone over 18 years old (or 21, in some states) can buy online lottery tickets at sites such as The Lotter and Lottery Master
How Powerball Works
Powerball is a combined jackpot game in which five white balls are drawn out of a drum that contains 59 white balls, and one red ball is drawn out of a drum that contains 35 red balls. The numbers are drawn every Wednesday and Saturday night at 10:59 Eastern Time.
The first prize of the Powerball is obviously the big payday - hundreds of millions of dollars, depending on the day and the week. Second prize is nothing to laugh at either - a neat $1 million, paid out in cash, and players can win this any time they match the red Powerball. Other prizes include $10,000, $100, and then, the meager $7 and $4 prizes (which at least cover the cost of the ticket!).
Online Lottery Tickets
The Lotter and Lottery Master are just two examples of agents that sell online lottery tickets. When you go to these sites, you can actually pick your numbers on the spot, either on PC or mobile. The sites also tell you how much time is left until the next Powerball draw, so you can keep track of when it will take place. And just remember, when buying online lottery tickets, your chances are as good as anyone else’s for winning the jackpot!