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TN POWERBALL TICKETS PRODUCE 67,833 WINNERS: Jackpot for Wednesday’s Drawing Grows to $170 Million
Sunday, May 02, 2004
Media Contact:  Kym Gerlock
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NASHVILLE - Tennessee’s Powerball game produced 67,833 winners who purchased tickets from retailers in the state, including one $100,000 ticket purchased in Smyrna.

Five players won $5,000 each. 138 players matched 4 numbers and won $100, 191 matched 3 numbers and the Powerball number and won $100, each. 7,497 players matched 3 numbers and won $7 and 2,981 matched 2 numbers and the Powerball to win $7. 16,847 players matched 1 number and the Powerball to win $4. 30,528 players matched the Powerball and won $3. By selecting the Power Play option, 9,645 players multiplied their winnings by three.


The Powerball jackpot for the next drawing on Wednesday, May 5, is estimated at $170 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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