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Drawings for the record-setting Powerball have been delayed due to a "technical problem"

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By Karan 11.07.2022

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lottery host Laura Johnson told television viewers, who were eagerly waiting to see if they were about to become billionaires.

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"Due to a technical issue tonight, we are unable to bring you a Powerball drawing at this time.

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As soon as we are unable to resolve this issue and conduct a drawing, it will be available on Powerball.com,"

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"Our rules require that the drawing be delayed until we are sure that all playing processes have been completed successfully."

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Johnson he said. 

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In a statement, lottery officials said the delay was "caused by a participating lottery requiring additional time to complete the required safety protocols".

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Results will be available here once the drawing is conducted. According to the Powerball website, 

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The lottery jackpot was estimated at a record $1.9 billion with a cash option of $929.1 million. The final jackpot total will be based on actual sales.

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It was the world's biggest jackpot ever, surpassing the $1.586 billion won while playing Powerball in January 2016

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The jackpot was last won on the night of August 3 when a lottery player in Pennsylvania took home $206.9 million.

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the Mega Millions jackpot for Tuesday's drawing stands at $154 million with a cash option of $74.7 million

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Until recently, it was necessary to identify lottery winners in New Jersey

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But now winners will be able to remain anonymous under a new law signed by the government. Phil Murphy.

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