# Rules of the game. for, to play the American powerball lottery. history of game rules changes

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Categories: Games of Chance

To play Powerball, start by selecting 5 numbers between 1 and 69, which will be the white balls in the drawing, and 1 number between 1 and 26, which will be the red ball. Then, after the drawing, compare the numbers you chose to the winning numbers. If all of your numbers match, including all the white balls and the red ball, you win the jackpot! However, you can still win smaller prizes even if only some of your numbers match. For example, if you match the red ball and 3 of the white balls, you win \$100 USD! To learn how to tell if you won other prizes based on the numbers you chose, keep reading!