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$126,800 ROLLS OVER TO NEXT LOTTO 5 DRAWING; $100,000 Powerball Ticket Sold in Memphis
Thursday, September 16, 2004
Media Contact:  Kym Gerlock
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NASHVILLE - Tennessee’s Powerball game on Wednesday, Sept. 15 produced 33,008 winners who purchased tickets from retailers in the state, including one $100,000 ticket purchased in Memphis. By selecting the Power Play option, 5,851 players multiplied their winnings by four.

Tennessee’s Lotto 5 game on Wednesday, Sept. 15 produced 1,818 winners. Since there was no jackpot winner, $126,800 will rollover to the next Lotto 5 drawing on Friday, Sept. 17.View the details link at www.tnlottery.com/winningnumbers for more information on Tennessee winners.

The Powerball jackpot for the next drawing on Saturday, Sept. 18 is estimated at $84 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.


The next Lotto 5 drawing on Friday, Sept. 17 will contain the rollover amount of $126,800 and will continue to grow with ticket sales. 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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