PHOENIX, AZ--(Marketwired - Jan 17, 2014) - Starting with the Jan. 22 Powerball draw, players will have the chance to multiply non-jackpot winning prizes up to five times with the return of the enhanced Powerball Power Play multiplier.
The enhanced Power Play option will remain $1 but, rather than a fixed prize, players will now have a chance to win prizes multiplied 2, 3, 4 or 5 times. Winning the Match 5 prize (all five white balls) with the Power Play option will pay $2 million, regardless of the multiplier number drawn.
"New and different ways to win will bring more excitement for our players," said Karen Bach, director of budget, products and communications for the Arizona Lottery. "We're expecting the return of the enhanced Power Play multiplier to be popular with our players, and we look forward to awarding even bigger prizes to Arizona Powerball winners in the coming months."
|New Powerball Prize Structure|
|Power Play Number Drawn|
|5 (no Powerball)||$1 million||$2 million||$2 million||$2 million||$2 million|
|4 + Powerball||$10,000||$20,000||$30,000||$40,000||$50,000|
|4 (no Powerball)||$100||$200||$300||$400||$500|
|3 + Powerball||$100||$200||$300||$400||$500|
|3 (no Powerball)||$7||$14||$21||$28||$35|
|2 + Powerball||$7||$14||$21||$28||$35|
|1 + Powerball||$4||$8||$12||$16||$20|
|0 + Powerball||$4||$8||$12||$16||$20|
Powerball offers many appealing features to players, including jackpots that grow bigger, faster. The starting jackpot is $40 million, and the second prize for matching all five numbers, without the Powerball, is $1 million.
Powerball is currently played in 45 jurisdictions: 43 states, Washington, D.C. and the Virgin Islands. The next Powerball draw is tomorrow, Jan. 18 for $113 million. Tickets can be purchased at any Arizona Lottery retailer until 7:59 p.m.
Players must be 21 years or older to purchase or redeem tickets. Winners have 180 days from the drawing date to claim their prize at an Arizona Lottery office or by mail. Overall odds vary by game. All sales are final. In accordance with the ADA, these materials may be made available in an alternative format. Gambling Problem? Call 1.800.NEXT STEP (1-800-639-8783). Please Play Responsibly™.
About the Arizona Lottery
The Arizona Lottery operates entirely from the revenue it generates through the sale of its products; it receives no General Fund dollars from the State. Proceeds from sales of Lottery tickets - nearly $3.4 million per week - fund a variety of state programs. Since July 1981, the Arizona Lottery has paid out more than $5.4 billion in prizes to players, more than $3 billion in net funding to the state and more than $638 million in commissions to retailers.
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