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How to Play Powerball

Step by Step Instructions
 
Pick up a PowerBall Jackpot play slip at your favorite West Virginia Lottery Retailer.
Each slip has 5 play panels (A-E). You may play up to 5 POWERBALL plays on each slip. Each play costs $2.00. Tickets must be purchased by 9:59 p.m., ET, every Wednesday and Saturday.
Begin with Panel A. In the top section, mark 5 different boxes from 1 and 59. (Please DO NOT use red ink.)
In the bottom section mark one box from 1 to 35 representing your POWERBALL number.
You may have the computer randomly select your numbers for you by marking the "Easy Pick" box.
You may play your number selections for more than one drawing. Mark the appropriate "Multi-Draw" box for 2, 4, 8, 10, 12 or 24 consecutive drawings.
POWER PLAY Option: This option increases your prize! (Jackpot Prize not eligible). POWERPLAY costs an additional $1.00 per POWERBALL play. Mark the POWERPLAY box on your play slip to select this option for ALL plays on your play slip.
Hand your marked play slip to the store clerk and you will receive a ticket with your POWERBALL numbers on it.
Watch the powerball drawing on your local television station or check here on our site the following day to see if you've won.

 Drawings held
@ 10:59 PM ET
Wednesdays & Saturdays

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