Double Play is an option that players in select jurisdictions can add to their Powerball ticket for the chance to win cash prizes of up to $10 million. Double Play is a separate draw held after the Powerball draw every Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday night.
Double Play is currently sold by the following 13 lotteries, with the potential for more to offer it in the future: Colorado, Florida, Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee and Washington.
If you live in or are visiting one of the jurisdictions that offers Double Play, you can add it to your Powerball ticket at the time of purchase; the cost is an extra $1 per play. Double Play is not available on its own and cannot be added later.
Your existing Powerball number choices are used for the Double Play draw, so you don't need to pick any new numbers.
Your Powerball ticket with Double Play is also able to win prizes in either or both draws!
Players can add both the Power Play and Double Play options to a Powerball ticket, although the Power Play multiplier does not increase Double Play prizes.
Double Play Prizes and Odds
Double Play features the same chances of winning as Powerball. However, while Powerball has a rolling jackpot, Double Play has a fixed top cash prize of $10 million.
In both draws, five winning numbers are selected from the main pool of 1-69 (in Powerball, these numbers are white; in Double Play, they are black), and one red Powerball number is drawn from a pool of 1-26.
To win the top Double Play prize, a ticket must match the five black balls plus the Double Play Powerball number.
There are a total of nine ways to win cash prize payouts with Double Play:
|Match 5 + Powerball||$10,000,000||1 in 292,201,338|
|Match 5||$500,000||1 in 11,688,053.52|
|Match 4 + Powerball||$50,000||1 in 913,129.18|
|Match 4||$500||1 in 36,525.17|
|Match 3 + Powerball||$500||1 in 14,494.11|
|Match 3||$20||1 in 579.76|
|Match 2 + Powerball||$20||1 in 701.33|
|Match 1 + Powerball||$10||1 in 91.98|
|Match Powerball||$7||1 in 38.32|
Double Play Frequencies
Want some inspiration for your next picks? Check out the Double Play Frequency charts, updated just after each draw. You can view how often each main number and Powerball is drawn, plus hot, cold, and overdue Double Play numbers.