Powerball signal and lottery tickets are seen at a 7-Eleven retailer in Milpitas, California, on Nov. 7, 2022.
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The drawing for a record Powerball jackpot topping $2.04 billion was held Tuesday morning after a delay due to points with only one state processing ticket gross sales. The headline prize climbed past its earlier $1.9 billion estimate.
The profitable numbers had been white balls 10, 33, 41, 47, 56, and purple Powerball 10. The Energy Play multiplier was 2X.
The drawing on the Florida Lottery studio in Tallahassee, at 8:57 a.m. ET, got here after a delay of greater than 10 hours.
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Powerball’s latest drawing had been scheduled for late Monday night. However that was delayed due to the issues in a single state, which was not recognized by the Multi-State Lottery Affiliation.
In an announcement Tuesday morning earlier than the draw occurred, the affiliation mentioned, “At present, one taking part lottery remains to be processing its gross sales and play information.”
“Powerball requires all 48 taking part lotteries to submit their gross sales and play information previous to the profitable numbers being chosen. As soon as Powerball receives the excellent submission, the drawing can proceed,” the group mentioned.
“Because of the size of the draw delay, it’s seemingly that we’ll not know the official outcomes of the Powerball drawing till Tuesday morning,” the assertion mentioned.
“Gamers ought to maintain onto their tickets.”
In the meantime, the official Powerball web site had featured the discover: “Outcomes Pending.”
If somebody received the drawing, the money payout of the jackpot — the biggest ever in lottery historical past — the money payout would high $929 million before taxes.
The last winning ticket in a Powerball drawing was Aug. 3, for a jackpot of almost $207 million. There have been three drawings per week since then.