Powerball Drawing Live Video: Watch As Winning Numbers For $117.1 Million Jackpot Drawn On March 30

It’s Wednesday and that means it’s time for the next Powerball drawing. No one has won the grand prize since March 2, and the jackpot has since rolled to $117.1 million. The last Powerball drawing took place on March 26 and the jackpot was for $101.6 million. The winning numbers were 11,23,42,52,68, and the power ball was 6. The power play multiplier was 3x. You can see the video from the live drawing in the player below. Tonight’s drawing takes place live from Tallahassee, Florida, at 11:00 p.m. ET. We’ll have the live drawing video and winning numbers’ results then.

Update! The Powerball winning numbers for March 30 are in They are: 55, 24, 63, 53, 44, and the power ball is 19. The power play multiplier is 2x.

Tonight’s Powerball drawing has an estimated cash value of $75,600,000. This means that if there is a jackpot winner who decides to take a lump sum, cash payout rather than yearly installments, they will receive the estimated cash value of $75.6 million as opposed to the $116 million. Many jackpot winners do opt for the lump sum payouts even though they are less than the value of the jackpot. While some financial advisers recommend the lump sum payouts in certain situations, others think that it is a more stable, financial decision to take a cash annuity. With a cash annuity option, Powerball jackpot winners have the assurance of knowing that they can’t use up their lottery winnings quickly. There are benefits to both choosing a lump sum or cash annuity and Powerball winners will want to consider both options carefully before making their decision.


Powerball is the most popular lottery, jackpot game in the nation. It is played in 44 states, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, and Washington, D.C. Those who want to play Powerball should head over to their local state lottery’s page for updated information. The Multi-State Lottery Association (MUSL) governs Powerball, but individual states do set rules for how games like Powerball operate. Additionally, there are many scammers who like to target Powerball players. Sometimes when a person wins the Powerball jackpot, scammers will surface saying the winners want to give away a portion of their money. By following your local state lottery online and through social media sites like Facebook and Twitter, you can stay on top of the scams and ensure that you are following your state’s rules for play.

One area of concern that most Powerball players have is how long they have to make their claim after a win. This too varies from one state to the next, so when playing lottery games like Powerball, it’s important to familiarize yourself with these types of rules. There are nine ways to win at Powerball, and everyone who ever gets the power ball number correct will win a prize. The odds of winning the Powerball jackpot are 1 in 292,201,338.

Powerball tickets cost $2 each and you can add the power play multiplier for an additional $1. The power play multiplier is not applicable to the grand prize jackpot, and there is a cap on all second-tier Powerball winning tickets using the multiplier. The power play multiplier is available in 2x, 3x, 4x, 5x, and 10x. The power play multiplier is capped at $2 million for all second-tier prizes. When you purchase your Powerball ticket you have the option of adding the power play multiplier. When the drawing takes place, the balls spin in the drum and five white balls are drawn, and one red power ball. Also determined is the power play multiplier. Those who add the power play multiplier to their ticket will find out the amount at the time of the live drawing.

Are you playing Powerball tonight? If so, check back at 11:00 p.m. ET, as we’ll have the live drawing video, winning numbers and update on all the Powerball winners.

Good luck!

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