The Powerball winning numbers for March 16, 2013 were announced at 10:59 p.m. Saturday's Powerball results are 3, 7, 21, 44, 53, and the red Powerball number is 16. The estimated jackpot at the time of drawing was nearly $216 million annuity according to Powerball.com, and the cash option was $132.8 million. Both amounts are before taxes.
Since the Powerball numbers were drawn only minutes ago, it's still too early to tell if anyone won the massive Powerball jackpot.
If no one wins Saturday's Powerball jackpot, it could likely reach $300 million by the next drawing. What would you buy with all that money if you end up being the March 16 Powerball jackpot winner? The sky's the limit. You could buy anything your heart desires!
At $216 million, the March 16 Powerball jackpot is currently one of the largest lottery jackpots in the world now. The largest Powerball jackpot in lottery history was won Nov. 28, 2012. It finally reached $587.5 million with Missouri Powerball winners Mark and Cindy Hill splitting the jackpot with one Arizona Powerball Winner. The largest Mega Millions jackpot of $656 million was split by three Mega Millions lottery winners from Illinois, Kansas, and Maryland on March 30, 2012.
Latest Mega Millions Winning Numbers and Results
The most recent Mega Millions results for March 15, 2013, are 4, 8, 17, 22, 32, the Mega Ball number is 8, and the Megaplier number is X 2. There were no Mega Millions jackpot winning tickets sold.
When is the Next Powerball Drawing?
The next Powerball winning numbers are scheduled to be drawn on March 20, 2013 at 10:59 p.m. ET. The Powerball game is played in 42 states, Washington D.C. and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The Powerball numbers are drawn live Wednesday and Saturday evenings.
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