Powerball, the oh-so popular lottery game, has now become more convenient than ever. No longer do you need to make an extra trip to participate in the excitement of a BILLION dollar jackpot. Depending on your location, you can now order Powerball tickets directly from your computer or mobile phone. If you’re a Powerball enthusiast (or just want to join in on the fun) and love the convenience of playing the lottery online you may wonder: Can you buy Powerball tickets online? The answer is, possibly! It depends on your state.
Where Can I Play Powerball Online With An App?
If you reside in one of the following 18 states and locations, you can take advantage of the Jackpocket lottery app to order Powerball tickets:
- New Hampshire
- New Jersey
- New Mexico
- New York
- Puerto Rico
- Washington, D.C.
- West Virginia
If you live in any of these states, join the excitement and try your luck online with Jackpocket! Jackpocket is a digital lottery courier app that allows fans to conveniently order tickets online for Powerball and other lottery games. The app is available on iOS and Android or for desktop at play.jackpocket.com. See how it works…
Can You Win Powerball Online?
Absolutely! Your odds of winning a Powerball prize are exactly the same when buying Powerball tickets online as when getting a ticket in person. Jackpocket users have already won over $300 million in lottery prizes, and the numbers continue to grow.
In fact, the most recent BIG Powerball winner on Jackpocket was a NJ grandma who's using her $1 million windfall to take all 10 granchildren to Disney! Take a moment to meet some of the recent Jackpocket winners.
How much does it cost to play Powerball online?
The cost of a Powerball ticket ordered on Jackpocket is exactly the same as a Powerball ticket from a brick and mortar retailer.
The Jackpocket app charges a small service fee when you fund your account with credits, but never adds any fees to the price of your lottery ticket.
How to Order Powerball Tickets Online
Using the Jackpocket app, ordering your Powerball ticket is a breeze. Simply select the game and choose your numbers or opt for the Quick Pick option, just like you would when ordering a ticket in person. For an additional $1 per ticket, you can include the Powerball Power Play feature on your ticket order, which boosts your potential winnings by 2, 3, 4, 5 or even 10 times!
The Jackpocket app offers several additional advantages when it comes to getting your Powerball ticket:
Winner Notifications: Find out automatically if your Powerball ticket happens to be a winner at any prize level.
Instant Winnings: Collect your Powerball prizes instantly through the app, for amounts up to $600 depending on your state.
Easy Payouts: Use your credits for more lottery ticket orders or securely withdraw your winnings to your bank account with no additional fees.
Convenient features like Smart Order: Set up automatic lottery ticket orders that activate when the Powerball jackpot reaches a certain amount, like $300 million. Never miss out on participating in your favorite lottery drawings.
Lottery Pools: Join Powerball Pools and Mega Millions Pools with other Jackpocket users in your state, where available, or create your own pools for family, friends or co-workers.
Exciting Giveaways: Join Jackpocket Giveaways directly through the app, with all your lottery ticket orders counting as extra entries. Even if your ticket doesn't win a prize, it could still score you amazing rewards such as vacations, concert tickets, VIP sports passes, and much more.
Powerball drawings occur weekly on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays at 10:59 PM Eastern.
Are You Ready to Be the Next Powerball Winner?
How late can you buy Powerball tickets online?
On drawing day, the latest you can buy tickets at brick and mortar retailers will vary by jurisdiction and are usually 1 to 2 hours before the game drawing. Check your local lottery website for further information. Remember, when ordering Powerball tickets online, there may be a different cut-off time than in the store. On the Jackpocket app, there is a countdown next to each lottery game letting you know how much time you have left to order your tickets for that particular drawing before cutoff.
Can you buy Powerball tickets online using Jackpocket?
With Jackpocket, as long as you are in a participating state, ordering Powerball tickets online is a snap! Order your tickets whenever it is most convenient for you, from your phone, tablet or desktop.
How do I buy Powerball tickets online?
How does online Powerball work?
Play Powerball online or with an app is the same as when you play at a brick-and-mortar store. Choose your numbers within the Jackpocket app: 5 regular numbers along with one Powerball number. You also have the option of using Quick Pick or Power Play on the app just like you would in store. Jackpocket fulfills your ticket order from a licensed lottery retailer and securely stores your paper ticket in a fireproof safe. View a front-and-back scan of your ticket in your Jackpocket app and get an email confirmation with your ticket serial number ahead of the drawing.