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Thursday, May 8, 2008
Media Contact:  Kym Gerlock
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NASHVILLE-- A ticket sold in Pioneer, located in eastern Tennessee, matched five numbers after last night's Powerball drawing, which means the player will win $200,000. No additional information is available until the prize is claimed.
Meanwhile, excitement continues to build as the LOTTO PLUS jackpot grows---it's now estimated at $2.6 million for Friday night's drawing!
Please visit and click on “winning numbers” for complete detailed charts on all Lottery drawings. Look for drawing broadcasts on Lottery partner stations throughout the state. Please note that broadcast times may vary.
Since the Tennessee Lottery began selling tickets on Jan. 20, 2004, it has raised more than $1.1 billion to fund specific education programs, including college scholarships, pre-kindergarten and after-school programs. For more information, please visit For information about Lottery-funded scholarships, visit

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