Drawing for record $1.9 billion U.S. Powerball jackpot delayed

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[1/2] A surface advertises the Powerball jackpot of $1.9 cardinal dollars astatine a newsstand successful New York City, U.S., November 7, 2022. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Nov 8 (Reuters) - Punters anxiously waiting to find retired if they person won the United States' record-breaking $1.9 cardinal Powerball jackpot volition person to bent connected a small portion longer aft the drafting was again delayed connected Tuesday.

The jackpot grew to a whopping $1.9 cardinal aft nary 1 secured a winning summons successful Saturday night's drawing, according to lottery officials.

A drafting acceptable for Monday was delayed aft a participating lottery needed much clip to implicit information protocols, past it was pushed backmost again aboriginal connected Tuesday due to the fact that of an contented successful different state. No caller clip for the drafting has been fixed arsenic yet.

"Due to the magnitude of the gully delay, it is apt that we volition not cognize the authoritative results of the Powerball drafting until Tuesday morning," California Lottery said connected Twitter, citing a statement from Powerball officials.

The erstwhile grounds for a Powerball jackpot came successful 2016, erstwhile 3 ticketholders from California, Florida and Tennessee shared a $1.59 cardinal apical prize. work much

Reporting by Abinaya Vijayaraghavan successful Bengaluru, Editing by Angus MacSwan

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