Who Won the $1.326 Billion Powerball Jackpot?

Tampa, Fla. (WFLA) — it took several extra hours, but the $1.326 billion Powerball winning numbers were finally drawn early Sunday morning, marking the first time since January that the winner won a big prize.

At 2:29 am on Sunday, Powerball announced that the winning white numbers were 22, 27, 44, 52, 69 and the red Powerball was 9. According to Powerball, the drawing is delayed because a jurisdiction “needs additional time to complete the required. pre-drawing procedures.”

“The delay in tonight's Powerball drawing is unfortunate, participating lotteries follow the game rules enacted to protect the integrity of the game,” Powerball said in a statement. liberation. “Each ticket purchased for Saturday's Powerball drawing will be counted before the winning numbers are drawn.”

It was largely worth the wait for a ticket sold in Oregon, as it was possible to match all six winning numbers to claim the $1.326 billion jackpot (with a cash value of $621 million). This jackpot is now the fourth largest in the game's history, and The US draw is the eighth largest in sports history A behind $1.337 billion mega millions 2022 jackpot won in Illinois.

  1. $2.04 billion (Powerball): November 7, 2022; California
  2. $1.765 billion (Powerball): October 11, 2023; California
  3. $1.602 billion (Mega Millions): August 8, 2023; Florida
  4. $1.586 billion (Powerball): Jan. 13, 2016; California, Florida, Tennessee
  5. $1.537 billion (Mega Millions): October 23, 2018; South Carolina
  6. $1.348 billion (mega millions): January 13, 2023; Maine
  7. $1.337 billion (Mega Millions): July 29, 2022; Illinois
  8. $1.326 billion (Powerball): Apr. 6, 2024; Oregon
  9. $1.128 Billion (Mega Millions): March 26, 2024; New Jersey
  10. $1.08 billion (Powerball): July 19, 2023; California
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This is Oregon's fourth and largest Powerball jackpot. It was the state's first jackpot win after a $150.4 million prize per ticket in 2018. Prior to this, Oregon's largest Powerball jackpot was won in 2005 for $340 million. The jackpot has been growing since New Year's Day and has managed to grow even more. A $1.13 billion Mega Millions jackpot was won by a New Jersey ticket Last month.

Outside of the jackpot, there were seven $1 million prizes won by ticket holders in Arizona, Delaware, Florida, Iowa, Massachusetts, Michigan and Wyoming.

Even if you don't win the Powerball jackpot, there are nine ways in total Your ticket may still be a winner.

Powerball is played in 45 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands. Your odds of winning the jackpot are 1 in 292.2 million. The next film is on Monday, April 8. The jackpot will now reset to $20 million.

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