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TENNESSEE POWERBALL TICKETS PRODUCE 41,434 WINNERS: Tickets Purchased in Tennessee Produce More Winners Than Any Other Participating Lottery
Sunday, May 16, 2004
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Tennessee’s Powerball game produced 41,434 winners who purchased tickets from retailers in the state, including one $100,000 ticket. The $100,000 ticket was purchased in Knoxville with the powerplay yielding a total win of $200,000. By selecting the Power Play option, 6,707 players multiplied their winnings by two.

4 players matched 4 numbers and the Powerball to win $5,000 each. 81 players matched 4 numbers and won $100 while 104 matched 3 numbers and the Powerball number to win $100 each. 4,269 players matched 3 numbers and won $7 and 1,739 matched 2 numbers and the Powerball to win $7. 10,386 players matched 1 number and the Powerball to win $4. 18,144 players matched the Powerball and won $3.

The Powerball jackpot for the next drawing on Wednesday, May 19, is estimated at $24 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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