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TENNESSEE POWERBALL TICKETS PRODUCE 29,336 WINNERS; Jackpot for Saturday’s Drawing Grows to $14 Million
Wednesday, June 02, 2004
Media Contact:  Kym Gerlock
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NASHVILLE — Tennessee’s Powerball game produced 29,336 winners who purchased tickets from retailers in the state, including one $100,000 ticket purchased in Erwin, located in Eastern Tennessee. By selecting the Power Play option, 4,947 players multiplied their winnings by five.

5 player matched 4 numbers and the Powerball to win $5,000. 90 players matched 4 numbers and won $100 while 110 matched 3 numbers and the Powerball number to win $100 each. 4,466 players matched 3 numbers and won $7 and 1,422 matched 2 numbers and the Powerball to win $7. 6,927 players matched 1 number and the Powerball to win $4. 11,368 players matched the Powerball and won $3.

The Powerball jackpot for the next drawing on Saturday, June 5, is estimated at $14 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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