Canadians have a lot in common with their American neighbors. One of these is a keen interest in lotteries. Although both countries have their own offerings of this form of gambling, Canadians are very interested in the Powerball Lottery.
Why Are Canadians Interested in Powerball?
There are some huge Canadian lotteries that Canadian residents enjoy but none as big or as consistent as the Powerball lottery. The chance to win any one of the big wins in the Powerball lottery is a huge enticement for Canadians.
Can Canadians Play Powerball?
A lot of Canadians are just discovering that they can play the Powerball lottery. They just need to know how to go about this. There are a couple of options.
Buying a Powerball Ticket as a Tourist
There are a lot of Canadians who vacation in the US. While there they have the chance to buy a Powerball lottery ticket. Then should they be a winner while there they can legally cash in on their winnings. Powerball allows anyone who has bought a ticket legally to cash it in. Canadians who are in the US can legally buy a ticket.
Buying a Ticket Online
Another option for Canadians is to buy a Powerball lottery ticket online. There are two basic methods of how this can be done.
- Using a Messenger Service: Canadian ticket purchasers can use a messenger service to buy a ticket on behalf of the Canadian purchaser. The ticket purchaser opens an account with the messenger service and pays for the ticket through this account. If they are a winner, then the messenger service collects the winnings and places it in the purchaser’s online account.
- Powerball Betting: Another option is placing a bet on the winning numbers of the Powerball lottery. The win of the bet will be identical to the payout of the winning lottery numbers.
These are both great ways to be able to participate in the Powerball lottery.