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Thursday, September 09, 2004
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NASHVILLE -Tennessee’s Powerball game on Wednesday, Sept. 8 produced 30,958 winners who purchased tickets from retailers in the state, including one $100,000 ticket purchased in Nashville. By selecting the Power Play option, 5,862 players multiplied their winnings by three.

Tennessee’s Lotto 5 game on Wednesday, Sept. 8 produced 2,143 winners. There was one winning jackpot ticket purchased in Chattanooga for the jackpot prize amount of $72,690. Another 62 winners matched 4 of 5 numbers to win $201 each, while 2,080 winners matched 3 of 5 numbers for $9 each. View the details link at for more information on winners.

The Powerball jackpot for the next drawing on Saturday, Sept. 11 is estimated at $64 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

The next Lotto 5 drawing will be held on Friday, Sept. 10. Lotto 5 Drawings are held on Monday, Wednesday and Friday nights and can be seen at 10:34 p.m. CST on the Lottery’s television network partners throughout the state.

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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