$1.9 Billion Powerball Drawing Delayed Due To Technical Difficulties And People Are Furious

The $1.9 billion Powerball drawing was postponed on Monday night, and people were furious.

At 11 pm, it was announced that there was a “technical problem” and the drawing would be delayed.

Here’s a statement from Powerball officials on why the drawing was delayed.

Because of a technical problem tonight, we are unable to bring you the Powerball drawing at this time, as soon as we’re able to resolve the issue and conduct the drawing it will be available for viewing on Powerball.com

Powerball officials said their strict rules forced the delay.

The Powerball lottery takes pride in the strict standards of this game, and our rules that this drawing be delayed until all game procedures have been successfully completed

People were not happy with the Powerball delay.

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