How to win Powerball jackpot

The Powerball jackpot keeps growing tempting people to win grand prizes.

But do you know how to play Powerball and win the Jackpot by following simple steps.

Powerball is played in 45 states, Washington DC, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. State lottery pages provide a map with ticket vending locations.

Tickets are $2 a pop. You select five white ball numbers from 1-69 and one red “powerball” number from 1-26, according to Oregon Lottery. You can also opt for a “quick pick” that randomly selects the numbers for you.

For an extra $1, you can opt into “Powerplay,” which multiplies non-jackpot winning prizes by a factor of 2, 3, 4, 5 or 10.

To win the grand prize, you have to match all six numbers, which includes five white ball numbers and one red ‘powerball’ number.

But you only need to match one number to win some kind of prize.

The next Powerball drawing is Sunday December 25 .It will be livestreamed at The estimated Jackpot is $186 million.