At Least One Ticket Wins Record $2.04 Billion Powerball Jackpot, Lottery Officials Say

Hawthorne, Calif. - November 4, 2022 - People line up to purchase tickets for Saturday's Powerball drawing at Bluebird Liquor in Hawthorne on November 4, 2022.  (Genaro Molina/Los Angeles Times)

People lined up to buy Powerball tickets at Hawthorne’s Bluebird Liquor last week. (Genaro Molina/Los Angeles Times)

The winning numbers for the $2.04 billion grand prize were announced early Tuesday amid mounting tensions after Powerball officials postponed Monday’s record-breaking jackpot draw. At least he seems to have had one winning ticket.

Officials with the California Lottery said the jackpot was won on Tuesday, though the locations and numbers of tickets matching the six winning numbers have yet to be confirmed. Details will be announced late Tuesday morning.

The numbers for the draw held in Tallahassee, Florida were 10, 33, 41, 47 and 56. The red Powerball was 10.

One participating lottery experienced a security issue that forced the scheduled Monday evening draw to be postponed. A Powerball official saidThe company did not disclose the details of the security issue or where it occurred.

The jackpot was reported at an estimated $1.9 billion on Monday, but updated calculations raised it to $2.04 billion on Tuesday win rate ever surpassed the previous Powerball record It was set at $1.586 billion in 2016 and was shared by winners from California, Florida and Tennessee.

The odds of winning the latest jackpot were 1 in 292 million, according to the California Lottery.

According to California Lottery officials, it can take up to two hours after the drawing to confirm the winner.

This story originally appeared los angeles times.