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POWER PLAY INCREASES PRIZE TO $500,000 FOR POWERBALL WINNER;State’s Largest Powerball Prize to Date
Thursday, August 26, 2004
Media Contact:  Kym Gerlock
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NASHVILLE - Tennessee’s Powerball game produced 29,176 winners who purchased tickets from retailers in the state, including one $100,000 winning ticket, purchased in Fairview, which was quintupled to $500,000 by choosing the Power Play option. Another 6,058 winners selected the Power Play option, which also multiplied their winnings by five.

The Powerball jackpot for the next drawing on Saturday, August 28 is estimated at $28 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 for more information on Tennessee winners. For more details about Powerball, visit

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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