Player knows that all Powerballprizes are fixed payments, except the jackpot. The jackpot will be shared among winners whereever there are Powerball bets, that is, all states. Powerball will be pay the jackpot prize in an one-time cash payment, of a lesser amount or in a 30 annual payments . When the jackpot is vacant, the jackpot rolls over to the next Powerball drawing and the bets have an incredible increase
Rules says that all Powerballprizes must be claimed in the state where the ticket was purchased.
Also is importante to know that all Powerballprizes must be claimed within 180 days after the draw date. Every winner must pay attention for the The federal income tax, that will be withheld from Powerball prize amount at the time that payments are made. Internal Revenue Codes will require it.
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Any federal, state and/or local taxes shall be the responsibility of the winner. The awards of up to $ 1 million must be claimed at the district office of the Florida Lottery. The awards of more than $ 1 million must be claimed at Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee.