Powerball draws numbers after delay of more than 3 hours
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Powerball draws numbers after delay of more than 3 hours

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Powerball drew the numbers for an estimated $1.3 billion jackpot Sunday morning after a delay of more than three hours.

The numbers drawn were: 22, 27, 44, 52, 69 and the red Powerball 9.

The latest drawing was the 41st since the last time the jackpot was won on New Year's Day. This creates a record for two consecutive first images in 2022 and 2021.

Jackpot, which ranks as Eighth largest in US lottery historyhas grown so much because Long odds of 1 in 292.2 million Make it so hard to win. This enables the top prize to be rolled three times per week for months.

The estimated $1.3 billion prize for the sole winner is paid through an annuity, consisting of an initial payment and then 29 annual payments. Winners almost always choose the cash payout, which for Saturday night's drawing will be an estimated $608.9 million.

saturday night drawing was paused And it happened just before 2:30 a.m. Sunday so one of the organizers could complete the necessary procedures before the scheduled start time of 10:59 a.m., Powerball said in a statement.

“As per the rules of the Powerball game, every ticket sold nationwide must be checked and verified by two separate computer systems before the winning numbers are drawn,” the statement said. And there is an equal chance of winning. Tonight, we have one jurisdiction that needs additional time to complete the pre-draw process.

Powerball is played in 45 states as well as Washington, DC, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands.

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