Record $1.9 billion Powerball jackpot drawing delayed

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Forms for the Powerball lottery wait to be filled out at a gas station in Bowie, Md., Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013. As of Tuesday, the estimated jackpot is $400 million. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) Susan Walsh/AP

Record $1.9 billion Powerball jackpot drawing delayed

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The Monday drawing for the Powerball lottery, with its largest-ever jackpot at roughly $1.9 billion, has been delayed.

Officials claimed a participating lottery needed “extra time to complete the required security protocols.”

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The winning numbers and recorded video of the drawing will be posted to the Powerball website, and YouTube channel after the protocols are complete said a media alert.

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The drawing was supposed to be at 10:59 p.m. EST. The Powerball website lists the estimated jackpot at 1.9 billion and cash value at $929.1 million.

“We apologize for the delay,” the brief statement said.

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