How Powerball Drawing Time Got Delayed?

1. Due to security protocols, the drawing for the record $1.9 billion Powerball jackpot has been delayed.

2. The California Lottery has announced that it is delaying the Powerball drawing time in order to complete additional security protocols.

3. All 48 lotteries must meet Powerball's strict security requirements before a drawing can happen.

4. A participating lottery organization has asked for additional time to meet the requirements for the upcoming drawing.

5. The drawing will be performed once the required security protocols have been completed.

6. It will be overseen by lottery security officials and independent auditors.

7. We will post the winning numbers as soon as they are available,” the California Lottery said.

8. The California Lottery has announced that the delay in ticket sales is still in effect as of early Tuesday morning.

9. We apologize for the inconvenience and will provide updates as soon as possible.

10. No winning tickets were sold for Saturday's drawing of the estimated $1.6 billion jackpot

11. That was already the highest prize offered by a lottery.

12. The most recent Powerball jackpot was won on August 3 in Pennsylvania.

13. The biggest Powerball jackpot ever was in January 2016, when three winners shared a prize of $1.586 billion.