The winning Powerball numbers for March 23: 17, 29, 31, 52, 53 and Powerball 31

Posted at 11:28 PM, Mar 23, 2013
and last updated 2013-03-23 23:39:27-04

Win the Powerball jackpot? Hey, you never know!

The winning Powerball numbers for Saturday, March 23rd are: 17, 29, 31, 52, 53. The Powerball number was 31.

The $320 million jackpot is the sixth largest in history and has an after-tax cash value of a whopping $198.3 millon.

Powerball’s site explains the game: “we draw five white balls out of a drum with 59 balls and one red ball out of a drum with 35 red balls. Draw sales cut off at least 59 minutes before the draw. Check for local cut-off time.”

The drawing was done Saturday evening at 10:59 Eastern.

No one has won the Powerball jackpot since early February.

So, what are you chances of winning big? The odds are 1 in 75 million.