US $650 million Powerball Plus jackpot up for grabs in celebration of International Lottery Day

Winning is a universal language, no matter how you choose to communicate, winning is something that anyone can understand. International Lottery Day is a special day used to celebrate a game that transforms people into instant millionaires and changes their lives for the better. It also encourages lotteries to offer special promotions as part of the celebrations, and is taking it to an exciting new level.

Nothing but scooping up this US $650 million jackpot on the Powerball Plus lottery should be on your mind this coming International Lottery Day. Before we give you some tips on how to sprinkle some magic lotto luck on International Lottery Day, we have compiled some useful information about the day.

International Lottery Day 2020

The conceptualization of International Lottery Day

Queen Elizabeth I introduces the lotto to England

Queen Elizabeth I, in 1566, authorised England’s first recorded lottery. It was an effort to raise funds for the “reparation of the havens and strength for the Realme and towards such other publique good workes”. That is, for the good of the country. Prizes, which included silver and other valuables, were won by ticket holders.

Australia begins its love affair with the lottery

In the 1880s, Australia had its first lottery which was a private affair in Sydney and later on it was moved to other areas, such as Victoria and Queensland.

The Australian government launched a state lottery in 1916 as a means to raise funds for its public projects and charities. Early proceeds from the lottery were channelled to helping World War One veterans.

Canada’s Olympic-sized effort

The Olympic Act was introduced in 1973 to facilitate preparations for the 1976 Olympic Games in Montreal, Canada. It allowed for the organising committee to sell lottery tickets nationwide. The proceeds were either used to finance the Games or the development of amateur sport in contributing provinces.

UK National Lottery

A new state-sponsored lottery was set up in 1993 by the then United Kingdom Prime Minister, John Major. Its first draw was televised in 1994 and presided over by TV host Noel Edmonds. This state-sponsored lottery, since its inception, has supported 535 000 causes, including the 2012 London Olympics and Paralympics Games.

Powerball Plus

The Powerball Plus lottery is a revamped and exciting version of the US Powerball game. The game is played just like the American Powerball, with the only difference being that it offers much larger jackpots.

$650 Million Superdraw - International Lottery Day 2020

As part of the International Lottery Day celebrations, there will be a Powerball Plus Superdraw on the 26 of August. The massive US $650 million jackpot will be up for grabs.

Welcome offer

When signing up to play the Powerball Plus lottery on International Lottery Day with, you will receive one free entry into the Powerball lottery draw! For example, when you purchase a Powerball Plus or any other lottery ticket, you’ll receive a free entry into the Powerball lottery.

So, if you are feeling lucky and have already picked your lucky numbers, here is what you need to do to stand a chance to win the jackpot.

How to buy Powerball Plus tickets online

The US $650 million jackpot is undoubtedly a life-changing windfall. If you want to wake a multimillionaire, you will need to play the Powerball Plus lottery on This is what you will first need to do;

  • Log into your account. If you do not have an account, you can register one using your preferred email address.
  • Using our various payment options, deposit funds into your account and you’re ready to play the Powerball Plus lottery.

Playing on Powerball Plus is similar to playing on the US Powerball. Two sets of numbers are drawn from two machines. You will need to;

  • Select five (5) numbers from a possible 69 (these are the white numbers).
  • Select one (1) number from a possible 26 (these are the red ‘powerballs’).

You will win the US $650 million jackpot when your six numbers match those drawn in the Powerball Plus draw.

Play the Powerball Plus lottery with and stand a chance to wake up as a multimillionaire this International Lottery Day.

This article forms part of our Powerball Plus Resource Centre.

This post was written by
Leslie Eric Nunu - who has written 37 articles

Posted by Kabo (25/08/2020)

Missed the competition, feeling really bad.

Posted by Ulambat (28/08/2020)

Huge... Good luck to me and everyone else

Posted by Zeljko (5/09/2020)

Missed this one, good luck to everybody

Posted by Leyla (11/07/2021)

Good luck

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