The Malta Independent 18 February 2020, Tuesday

Lucky player from Malta could win €176 million in tonight’s Powerball Draw

Wednesday, 5 December 2018, 10:30 Last update: about 2 years ago

Christmas will be coming early for the lucky lottery player who correctly guesses the results of tonight's Powerball draw which will be announced at 4am Malta time. Make sure you get your numbers on, because there's a distinct possibility that the grand prize of €176 million could be deposited in a local bank account thanks to websites like who enable Maltese players to bet on international lotteries.

Powerball is a lottery based in the US that is known worldwide for its prestigious no-limit jackpot amounts which have been responsible for some of the biggest lottery payouts in history, including a $1.6 billion prize that was won in January 2016.

Until recently, Maltese lottery fans were unable to play the Powerball since a winning ticket must be claimed within the state where it was bought in the US. This all changed when lottery betting sites like revolutionised the industry by opening games like Powerball to an international audience. By allowing people to bet on the winning numbers, the same jackpots could be won just as they would if a physical ticket had been bought, no catch!

Participating in the Powerball draw is easy! Here's how it's done:

• Register with

• Choose the Powerball from their wide selection of lotteries.

• Select 5 lucky numbers between 1-69 and a Powerball between 1-26

• Cross your fingers for the draw!

If you prefer a lucky dip, you can use the Quick Pick feature to select numbers at random. Individual Powerball lines can be purchased from €3.50 and you can enter the draw as many times as you like.

So, will this be a very merry Christmas for one lucky Maltese family? It seems that come the 25th of December, Santa may have one less delivery to worry about should tonight's €176 million Powerball prize end up in local hands thanks to

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