Millions of Powerball players in New York State had to wait for a couple of extra hours to find out if they won one of the largest Powerball jackpots in History.

The Powerball numbers are normally drawn at 10:59 pm on Saturday night, but due to one lottery jurisdiction issue "to complete required pre-draw procedures" the drawing was held at 2:29 am on Sunday morning.

Here are the Powerball winning numbers for Saturday, April 6, 2024:

22 - 27 - 44 - 52 - 69 and Powerball 9

According to the Powerball website, the estimated jackpot is $1.30 billion dollars which is the 4th largest in Powerball history and the 8th largest lottery jackpot in history.


Here is a look at the Top 10 largest lottery jackpots ever won.

1. $2.04 billion, Powerball, Nov. 7, 2022 (one ticket, from California)

2. $1.765 billion, Powerball, Oct. 11, 2023 (one ticket, from California)

3. $1.602 billion, Mega Millions, Aug. 8, 2023 (one ticket, from Florida)

4. $1.586 billion, Powerball, Jan. 13, 2016 (three tickets, from California, Florida, and Tennessee)

5. $1.537 billion, Mega Millions, Oct. 23, 2018 (one ticket, from South Carolina)

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6. $1.348 billion, Mega Millions, Jan. 13, 2023 (one ticket, from Maine)

7. $1.337 billion, Mega Millions, July 29, 2022 (one ticket, from Illinois)

8. $1.30 billion, Powerball, Current jackpot

9. $1.13 billion, Mega Millions, March 26, 2024 (one ticket, from New Jersey)

10. $1.08 billion, Powerball, July 19, 2023 (one ticket, from California)

This Powerball jackpot would also triple the current record for the largest lottery jackpot ever won in New York State.

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