How To Play US Powerball from Outside The US

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Powerball is the largest American lottery game up to now and is offered by 44 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands. There is no residency requirement to play and win Powerball. With theLotter’s service, tickets are available worldwide.

To start playing, you should prepare yourself a Visa Debit/Mastercard which allows paying online. Then follow our steps to buy yourself Powerball tickets without going to America.

How to buy Powerball tickets from outside The US (United State) ?

In this article, we will show you how to buy Powerball tickets online through TheLotter (Read more about Why you should buy tickets on TheLotter):

Step 1: Go to the playing detail page by clicking here!

Step 2: Choose your favorite numbers. For each of the 3 tickets, you will need to select 6 numbers (5 main numbers and 1 additional number) or use QUICK PICK to select randomly.

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Select extended option: Multi-Draw (play the same numbers in back-to-back drawings), Subscription (off-line purchases that usually include an automatic payment or repurchase option)

If this is your first time playing, you should remain the default option (One-Time Entry). Click PLAY to continue.

Step 3: Create your TheLotter account! You will be asked to enter your email address, password (to log in your account in the future), and personal information (such as name and address) and card details.

Note: If you already have an account on TheLotter, press “Click Here” to login. If not, enter your email address and password and click SIGN UP, you will get “Personal Details” form like below:

Enter your Personal Details and click NEXT to choose your payment method.

Step 4: Enter your payment method

In this case, let’s choose VISA as your payment method. You can also choose another payment method if you like.

How to enter your Visa Debit details:

  • In Card Holder entry: type the name on your card. For example “Kevin Nguyen”.
  • In Card No entry: type your card number.
  • In Expiration Date entry: choose the right number from the scrollbar for the expiration date on your card. For example, 6/26 means June 2026.
  • In CVV Number entry: enter 3 digit code located at the back of your card.

After filling in all these fields, click SUBMIT to continue.

Note: If you meet with “transaction declined” error even though there is nothing wrong with your card or your typing, read out How to buy Powerball lottery tickets on TheLotter using Neteller.

Step 5: After successfully creating your account on TheLotter, you will be asked to review the details of your purchase. You can change your numbers by clicking BACK button on your browser. If everything is ok, click CONFIRM to finish your purchasing.

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Step 6: Receive a confirmation message with a wish from TheLotter:

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You will also receive a confirmation email for your order:

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A scanned copy of your ticket will be available soon. To get this scan, TheLotter will buy your official lottery ticket and store it on your behalf.

Usually, a few hours before the draw takes place (every Wednesday and Saturday night in US Time), you will get a notice email from TheLotter with title “Your Scanned Ticket Has Been Uploaded to Your Account“:

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After receiving the email as shown above, you can download your Ticket Scan by visiting “My Account” menu:

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Select one entry, you will see your order details with your Ticket Scan:

How To Buy Powerball Tickets Online From Outside The US


Now, You can view or download the ticket scan to your computer or phone. Your ticket scan like this:

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With our guide, you can have chance to win jackpots as well as any other prizes equally with the award structure and winning ratio as shown below:

Finally, what you need to do now is to wait for your luck. In case you win, an automatic winning confirmation email will be sent to your private email. You can also track the latest result on our website by clicking “Powerball Lottery Results”. We wish you luck and don’t forget to share this article to your friend if you find it useful.



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