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TENNESSEE POWERBALL TICKETS PRODUCE 51,282 WINNERS;$98 MILLION JACKPOT TICKET PURCHASED IN MINNESOTA
Sunday, August 15, 2004
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NASHVILLE - Tennessee’s Powerball game produced 51,282 winners who purchased tickets from retailers in the state. By selecting the Power Play option, 8,595 players multiplied their winnings by three. There was one winner in the state of Minnesota for Saturday night’s drawing of the $98 million grand prize.

The Powerball jackpot for the next drawing on Wednesday, Aug. 18 is estimated at $10 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. View the details link at www.tnlottery.com/winningnumbers for more information on Tennessee winners. For more details about Powerball, visit www.powerball.com.


The Tennessee Lottery began selling its first instant tickets on Jan. 20, 2004. At the end of its first fiscal year, after just five months and 12 days of ticket sales, the Lottery had raised more than $123 million for education. All Tennessee Lottery profits will go to pay for specific education programs in the state, which initially include the HOPE Scholarship program.

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