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Minnesota Lottery confirms technical communications error delayed $2 billion Powerball drawing
Lottery staff and vendors overloaded by sales data By Kate Northrop The Minnesota Lottery confirmed yesterday that the cause for the delayed $2 billion Powerball drawing was a technical communications error brought on by an overwhelming amount of sales data. If you recall the Powerball fever that took over the nation this past week, you'll also remember the ten-hour delay before the drawing took place. When the drawing did finally occur Tuesday morning, it turns out that just one
Nov 11, 2022, 4:03 pm - Lottery News

One lottery ticket sold in California wins $2 billion Powerball jackpot
Lump-sum cash option worth $997.6 million By Todd Northrop Around the United States, millions of people had to wait an extra ten hours last night to find out if they won the unbelievably massive Powerball jackpot, due to one unnamed state's inability to deal with the huge amount of ticket sales data. When the drawing did finally occur Tuesday morning, it turns out that just one ticket sold in California matched all six numbers drawn and won the entire jackpot. After all sales we
Nov 8, 2022, 1:00 pm - Lottery News

Record $1.9 billion Powerball drawing delayed until Tuesday
By Todd Northrop One of the most hotly-anticipated lottery drawings of all time never happened Monday night, as lottery officials were scrambling to process the massive amount of ticket sales data generated by the record $1.9 billion jackpot. Officials now estimate that the drawing should kick off sometime Tuesday morning. A specific time has not been set. The delay was initially caused by one participating lottery that needed extra time to complete required security protocols, the C
Nov 8, 2022, 6:27 am - Lottery News

Jaw-dropping prize money on the line for Monday drawing Cash option nearly $1 billion By Todd Northrop Last night Powerball didn't just set a new lottery jackpot record, it crushed the old record, putting the concept of a $2 billion lottery jackpot within reach. When the 40th drawing of the current Powerball jackpot run was conducted last night, it produced a combination of numbers that most lottery players typically wouldn't choose on their own: All the numbers except one were
Nov 6, 2022, 7:36 am - Lottery News

$1.6 BILLION: Powerball jackpot sets all-time record as ticket sales surge across the USA
Massive sales triggers jackpot increase to #1 all-time 3rd-largest cash value in history By Todd Northrop Due to a ticket-buying frenzy for Saturday's Powerball drawing, the Multi-State Lottery Association (MUSL) has raised the official Powerball lottery jackpot estimate to $1.6 billion, setting the record for the largest lottery jackpot in history. The all-important lump-sum cash value of the jackpot has been raised to $782.4 million, which is the third-largest lottery cash valu
Nov 4, 2022, 12:04 pm - Lottery News

$1.5 BILLION: Powerball jackpot nears all-time record
3rd-largest lottery jackpot in world history By Todd Northrop Last night, the multi-state Powerball lottery game produced no top winner for the 39th consecutive drawing, prompting lottery officials to raise the game's jackpot to a near-record $1.5 billion. A winner who chooses the cash option would receive a lump-sum $745.9 million three-quarters of a billion dollars in cash! It's the stuff that a lottery player's dreams are made of holding a lottery ticket for an upcoming Powerb
Nov 3, 2022, 7:08 am - Lottery News

$1.2 BILLION: Powerball jackpot grows to 4th-largest in history
Powerball ticket-buying frenzy this week By Todd Northrop This week lottery players across the United States will be pulling out all the stops to try and win Powerball, featuring one of the largest lottery jackpots in history, worth an estimated $1.2 billion. The Powerball jackpot has been building for 38 consecutive drawings since the last winner on Aug. 6. All those drawings have accumulated a massive pile of cash, ready to provide multi-generational wealth to the lucky lottery pla
Nov 1, 2022, 8:14 am - Lottery News

$1 BILLION: Historic Powerball jackpot draw set for Monday
5th time a lottery jackpot has reached $1 billion By Todd Northrop The most commonly-heard phrase this week just might be, Did you get Powerball tickets? That's because nobody won the Powerball multi-state lottery drawing Saturday night, sending the Monday jackpot to heights only seen once before in the game's history. Monday's Powerball jackpot is currently estimated at $1 billion, with a lump-sum cash value of $497.3 million. And based on past multi-state lottery jackpots, th
Oct 30, 2022, 8:59 am - Lottery News

$825 MILLION: Powerball jackpot raised due to surging ticket sales
Still the 5th-largest lottery jackpot in US history, but cash value now 11th-biggest ever By Todd Northrop Due to larger than expected sales volume, the Multi-State Lottery Association (MUSL) has raised the official Powerball lottery jackpot estimate for Saturday's drawing to $825 million. The all-important lump-sum cash value of the jackpot has been raised to $410.2 million. The newly-increased jackpot amount still ranks as the 5th-largest ever recorded in United States lottery
Oct 28, 2022, 11:39 am - Lottery News

$800 MILLION: Powerball lottery jackpot surges on rollover
5th-largest jackpot in US history By Todd Northrop This week Powerball is the hot ticket, featuring a massive jackpot that is approaching a billion dollars. The new high-water mark of $800 million for the current Powerball annuity jackpot estimate was achieved after no winning tickets were sold for Wednesday night's $715.3 million grand prize. It is the 5th-highest lottery jackpot in history, and the 2nd-largest Powerball jackpot ever. The lump-sum cash payout value of Satu
Oct 27, 2022, 7:13 am - Lottery News

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