Can you buy Powerball in a different state?
Per state lottery regulations, you must claim the ticket in the state where you purchase it. “That can make a big difference,” said Jason Kurland, a partner at Certilman Balin Adler & Hyman in East Meadow, New York, who is known as the Lottery Lawyer.
Does it matter what state you play Powerball in?
But while the vast majority of states run their own lotteries, there are some who do not and whose residents are therefore not able to enter into the Powerball. The six states without state lotteries are Alabama, Alaska, Hawaii, Mississippi, Nevada and Utah.
Can I buy Powerball tickets online in California?
Can I buy Lottery tickets online or by mail? No. You can only buy tickets at Lottery retailers in California.
Where can I buy Powerball in the US?
Lottery players may buy Powerball in 45 US states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands. In some states, players may buy Powerball online from the official website or through the Jackpocket app (scroll up for more on that).
Which states do not sell Powerball tickets?
The only states that do not sell Powerball tickets are Alabama, Alaska, Hawaii, Nevada and Utah. Lottery players in some states can play Powerball online while players in the rest of the country can purchase tickets at any authorized retailer for $2.00 per play.
Can you win the lottery outside of your state?
Winning a lottery outside one’s home state is not uncommon. According to the Census Bureau, more than one-fourth of American workers move to another state for a job and these people could have bought a lottery ticket in the other state. Some people may have also purchased a ticket when on vacation in another state.
How much does it cost to play Powerball?
Lottery players in some states can play Powerball online while players in the rest of the country can purchase tickets at any authorized retailer for $2.00 per play. Drawings are held twice a week and the jackpot grows by at least $10 million every drawing until there is a winner.