You can buy Powerball tickets online through a messenger service. This is for the U.S. draw, although you can also play the Australia Powerball game. Here are Internet retailers that sell Powerball tickets on the Web:
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America's Powerball is one of the biggest lotteries in the world.
The draw is administered by the Multi-State Lottery Association (MUSL), "a non-profit, government-benefit association owned and operated by its 36 member lotteries," according to its website. Here's a YouTube channel showing Powerball draws, which occur on Wednesday and Saturday evenings.
WinTrillions.com is a lottery agent where players can purchase lottery games from all over the world, including the U.S. Powerball. Players typically sign up for a monthly subscription in which the site automatically buys tickets to games of the player's choosing.
An Internet lotto agent (also known as a messenger service) typically keeps electronic copies of your tickets. Some will notify you if you win.
Congalotto.com sells tickets to big lottery games around the world. This site lets you buy individual lottery tickets online.
PlayHugeLottos.com is another online retailer where you can buy tickets.
In the United States, Powerball players can play other games such as Hot Lotto, Wild Card, and 2by2. Only WinTrillions sells the Hot Lotto tickets on the Web.
If you buy from a bricks-and-mortar retailer, here are the states and U.S. territories where you can play Powerball:
- District of Columbia
- New Hampshire
- New Mexico
- North Carolina
- North Dakota
- Rhode Island
- South Carolina
- South Dakota
- Virgin Islands
- West Virginia
"The new 59/35 game costs $2 for a single play for one drawing," according to Powerball's website. "To add the Power Play multiplier, it costs an additional $1 for each play."