NASHVILLE - Tennessee’s Powerball game produced 56,670 winners who purchased tickets from retailers in the state. By selecting the Power Play option, 8,152 players multiplied their winnings by two.
The Powerball jackpot for the next drawing on Saturday, May 1, is estimated at $145 million. Powerball drawings are held on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 9:59 p.m. CST (10:59 p.m. EST). Watch for drawings at 10 p.m. CST (11 p.m. EST) on official Tennessee Lottery television stations throughout Tennessee. For more details about Powerball, visit www.powerball.com .
As with all Tennessee Lottery games, profits from Powerball tickets sold in Tennessee remain in the state and go to fund education programs. Most immediately, the Lottery is charged with raising at least $88 million by July 1 in order to fund scholarships for an estimated 65,000 students expected to attend Tennessee colleges and universities in the fall.
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