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The Ultimate Guide to the US Powerball for Australia

On theLotter.com.au, Australians have access to the world’s greatest lottery games and the US Powerball is at the top of the list. The current holder of the world record for the largest jackpot ever paid out, this US lottery has raised the bar for lotteries everywhere. So, if you want to play an international lottery in Australia, the US Powerball is the one you should start with. This is the ultimate guide to the US Powerball, where we are going to tell you about the game’s amazing track record and its most tempting features.

What Is the US Powerball?

At the moment, the US Powerball is the top lotto game in the entire world because it is the only lottery in history to have ever passed the threshold of $1 billion for its jackpot. Its $1.6 billion prize of 2016 is lottery legend and it has made this American game reach international fame.

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The Main Rules of the US Powerball

The game is simple. You choose 5 main numbers from a guess range of 1 to 69 and an additional number, called the Powerball number, from 1 to 26. Guess them all to win the huge US Powerball jackpot and change your life forever.

The US Powerball vs. the Australia Powerball

The Aussie Powerball is the leading name in the Australian lottery market and it actually has a lot in common with the US Powerball. In fact, the Australian version of the game is based on the US Powerball format. It’s no mere coincidence that the Aussie Powerball is the holder of the national record for the highest jackpot in Australia.

The two games have similar rules – the US version has a 5+PB format, while the Australian game follows a 7+PB format. In both games, the jackpot can grow unlimitedly. The central difference between the two is the size of the jackpots. The first prize in the Australian Powerball starts out at a minimum of AUD3 million, and so far, it has reached a record of AUD80 million.

The starting amount for the US Powerball jackpot is $40 million, which is the equivalent of approximately AUD54.2 million. From there on, the prizes in this American lottery can reach some impressive amounts. Its record jackpot has reached colossal proportions, but it is not the only Powerball prize to make the international news.

How Big Are the Jackpots in the US Powerball?

The top 3 jackpots in the US Powerball are lottery legend. The first is the world’s largest lotto prize ($1.6 billion), the second is the world’s largest prize to be won on a single ticket ($758.7 million), and the third is the runner-up on that same list ($590 million). So, how big are the jackpots in the US Powerball? They are simply larger than life.

Can Australians Play the US Powerball?

Yes, we are happy to tell you that Australians can play the US Powerball legally on theLotter.com.au. As per its bylaws, the game is open to Americans, as well as international citizens. The only condition is that the tickets be purchased from an official retailer and that they never leave the US between the purchase date and the prize-collection process.

The Power Play Multiplier

The US Powerball has a multiplier feature called Power Play. With a minimal extra cost to the standard entry, this can increase the secondary prizes in the game 2, 3, 4, 5, or even 10 times. It doubles the $1 million 2nd prize, and it can take the rest of the lower prize division list to even more astonishing amounts. Find out all about the amazing multiplier in the US Powerball in our guide to the Power Play feature.

Has Anybody Ever Won the US Powerball on theLotter?

Over the years, we’ve had quite a few US Powerball winners on theLotter. In fact, G. from Australia became a millionaire by playing on our platform. We’ve also made Powerball millionaires in Canada, El Salvador, and the UK, as well as many other big winners all over the world. So, if you want to follow in the footsteps of our Wonder from Down Under, play US Powerball on theLotter Australia and you could be our newest addition to the Hall of Fame!

The US Powerball is undoubtedly the biggest lottery in the entire world. It has the biggest jackpots and the most winners and it always finds a way to make things exciting. To enter the world’s greatest game, just sign up on theLotter.com.au and enjoy the ride! Good luck!

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