How PowerPlay Feature Affects Prize Payouts? Powerball American lottery.
A comprehensive answer is presented below:
Home jackpot (multiplier does not apply)
Second prize: (5 main numbers, plus Powerball number)
Without PowerPlay multiplier = $ 1million
With PowerPlay multiplier; 2x, 3x, 4x, 5x = $ 2million
Third prize: (5 Key figures)
Without option, multiplier = $ 10,000
With Power Play option: 2x = $ 20,000 / 3x = $ 30,000 / 4x = $ 40,000 / 5x = $ 50,000
Fourth and fifth prize. (main figures 4 plus PowerBall number) or (4 main numbers only)
Without option, multiplier = $ 100
With Power Play option: 2x = $ 200 / 3x = $ 300 / 4x = $ 400 / 5x = $ 500
Sixth and Seventh Prize. (3 main numbers only) or (2 main numbers, plus PowerBall number)
Without option, multiplier = $ 7
With Power Play option: 2x = $ 14 / 3x = $ 21 / 4x = $ 28 / 5x = $ 35
Eighth and Ninth Prizes. (1 main number + PowerBall number) or (Powerball number only)
Without option, multiplier = $ 4
With Power Play option: 2x = $ 8 / 3x = $ 12 / 4x = $ 16 / 5x = $ 20
Over payment structure effective from 19th January 2014, earlier the structure of payments was slightly different.
Generally, introducing the PowerPlay option was a great success. This is significant, influenced by some other lottery operators and encouraged them to introduce a similar method to their lottery players. for instance; a similar option is available in MegaMillions called Megaplier, Besides, HotLotto from California has introduced a similar option called Sizzler.
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