Time Zone differences
Powerball is an American lottery, so of course that means there's a time difference. The official draw takes place at 10:59pm Eastern time on Wednesday and Saturday nights in the USA. So you could well find yourself waking up to discover you're a multi-millionaire!
Powerball vs MegaMillions
The closest lottery to PowerBall in terms of size is that other American giant: MegaMillions. Here is how the two giant US lotteries compare:
|5 from 69 + 1 from 26 (Powerball)||Format||5 from 56 + 1 from 46 (Megaball)|
|$4 CAD||Price||$4 CAD|
|$1.586 billion||Top Jackpot||$656,000,000|