When joining a Powerball syndicate, players get shares in many more lines. There are even syndicates that guarantee the Powerball number or one of the main numbers. See how Powerball syndicates work and how to participate right below:
What are Powerball syndicates?
Players around the world pool their money to buy US Powerball tickets together; this is what we call syndicates. It is a good way to split the cost of the tickets with fellow players while improving the odds of winning. That is not all: players that get a share in a syndicate stand a chance to win shares in more than just one Powerball prize.
How do Powerball syndicates work?
To play Powerball syndicates players need to buy shares of a pre-agreed number of tickets with other players. They can choose to create their own Powerball syndicate or join one online. Our advice: choose a secure platform of online courier services such as theLotter.
Once Powerball results are in, players can check whether they scooped something or not. Prizes won by a syndicate are shared evenly between all syndicate members, according to the shares that each player purchased. Simply put: the more shares a player buys, the more shares of the scooped prize(s) he will receive.
How to join Powerball syndicates online?
Time needed: 5 minutes.
Joining Powerball syndicates online by:
- Choosing to play Powerball syndicates
When playing US Powerball online on theLotter, players get the option to join a syndicate. On Powerball’s page, they can select whether they want to play One Time Entries or Syndicates.
- Choosing the type of syndicate
There are 3 types of Powerball syndicates on theLotter: the Random Selection, the Powerball Match Guaranteed and the Main Number Match Guaranteed. You can find more details about the types of syndicates in the dedicated section below.
- Selecting the number of shares using the + or – buttons
In each Powerball syndicate, players can choose to participate with one or more shares.
- Finalizing the purchase
This is the final step to joining a Powerball syndicate online on theLotter.
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What happens when Powerball syndicates win?
- When a Powerball syndicate wins a prize (or more), the winnings are shared evenly between the players in function of how many shares each player purchased.
To the players worried about sharing the winnings with others:
- players enter the game with others, which means that, indeed, the winnings will be shared among the players, but it actually improves each player’s odds of winning a prize (or more) by buying shares in many more tickets than one would otherwise.
- Mega Millions starting jackpot is of USD 20 Million. Winning this prize with other team players, would still bring a significant amount to a syndicate player if scooping the 1st prize.
What are the main types of Powerball syndicates one can play?
When choosing to play Powerball online, players benefit from a few game options, even when playing syndicates. Discover these options, you might find one that seems interesting. Once done, don’t forget to check the Powerball results.
This is the perfect option for players who want to cover various combinations of numbers and rely on luck. The 5 main numbers as well as the additional Powerball number are randomly selected with the Quick Pick option.
Powerball Match Guaranteed
When picking this option, players make sure that the additional Powerball number will be hit, as all possible combinations for the Powerball will be covered. This guarantees that this Powerball syndicate will win, at least, a secondary prize. The main numbers will be randomly picked with the Quick Pick option.
Main Number Match Guaranteed
This Powerball syndicate option insures players that this syndicate will hit at least one main number. The tickets purchased cover the entire guess range for the main numbers while the rest of the main numbers will be selected with the Quick Pick option (randomly).
Do Powerball rules allow syndicates?
Yes, Powerball rules allow syndicates as s Powerball Syndicate is a group of people who pool their money together to purchase more tickets. This way, the cost is shared between the members.
What are the advantages offered by Powerball syndicates?
- players pay less proportionally by getting shares of more tickets
- improved odds of winning a prize by covering more combinations of numbers.
- Players can create their own Powerball syndicate or choose to join an already existing one online.
What are the disadvantages of Powerball syndicates?
- When a Powerball syndicate wins, each player in the syndicate receives a part of the prize proportional to the level of participation aka each player receives shares of the prize(s) depending on how many shares he purchased.
- When choosing to join a syndicate online, players cannot choose the numbers on the tickets. They can, however, choose a Powerball syndicate with Powerball Match Guaranteed or Main Number Match Guaranteed. See what this means above.
Has a syndicate ever won the Powerball jackpot?
Yes! The Powerball lottery actually counts many Powerball winners that scooped big with syndicates.
The luckiest Powerball syndicate winners scooped an amazing jackpot of USD 731.1 Million on January 20, 2021.
Powerball Syndicates FAQ
Yes. Players can create their own Powerball syndicate or join one online. We advise players to buy their tickets at official retailers or on a secure platform of lottery couriers.
On theLotter players can join a Powerball syndicate by:
1. Accessing the Powerball lottery page
2. Selecting the syndicate option
3. Finalizing the purchase
A Powerball syndicate can number as little as 2 members but there is no maximum limit to how many members it can have. However, the more players, the more the prize(s) scooped will be shared.
We think so as by buying shares of tickets, players also pay a fraction of the ticket(s) costs.
Yes, of course! As several tickets are usually purchased by syndicates, it isn’t excluded that the syndicate also has winning numbers on more than a single ticket and, therefore, win more prizes.