DES MOINES, Iowa — After 16 years in the Heartland, Powerball is moving south.
The lottery game played in 29 states, including Kentucky, will move its televised drawings from Iowa to Florida on Jan. 7, marking the state's decision to begin offering Powerball to its residents after the first of the year.
Florida will make the game available to an estimated adult population of nearly 15 million people, and the Multi-State Lottery Association is using the occasion to give Powerball a new look, new odds and a bigger jackpot.
The first drawing from Powerball's new Florida home is set for Jan. 7.
With the move will come new rules. Under current rules, players pick five white balls from a pool of 55, and one red ball, or Powerball, from a pool of 42.
Under the new rules, the number of white balls will increase to 59, while the number of red balls will drop to 39.
Pick all six and win the jackpot.