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POWERBALL JACKPOT GROWS TO $205 MILLION: 100,000 ticket sold in Murfreesboro
Thursday, May 06, 2004
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Tennessee’s Powerball game produced 85,559 winners who purchased tickets from retailers in the state, including one $100,000 ticket purchased in Murfreesboro.


Four players won $5,000 each. 249 players matched 4 numbers and won $100 while 270 matched 3 numbers and the Powerball number to win $100 each. 1,111 players matched 3 numbers and won $7 and 4,037 matched 2 numbers and the Powerball to win $7. 21,626 players matched 1 number and the Powerball to win $4. 37,433 players matched the Powerball and won $3. By selecting the Power Play option, 10,828 players multiplied their winnings by three.


The Powerball jackpot for the next drawing on Saturday, May 8, is estimated at $205 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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