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LOTTERY JACKPOT FEVER IS HIGH! Lotto 5 Approaching Half-Million; Powerball Grows to $128 Million
Sunday, September 26, 2004
Media Contact:  Kym Gerlock
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NASHVILLE - Jackpots continue to grow for Tennessee Lottery players, creating excitement throughout the state. Since $402,672 rolled over from Friday night’s Lotto 5 drawing, the jackpot for Monday’s drawing is approaching a half-million dollars. Meanwhile, the Powerball jackpot is now estimated at more than $128 million.

Details from the weekend’s Lottery drawings include:



LOTTO 5:

Friday night’s Tennessee’s Lotto 5 game produced 1,881 winners. Since there was no jackpot winner, $402,672 will rollover to the drawing on Monday, Sept. 27.



Lotto 5 Winning Numbers: 16-21-32-34-36



POWERBALL:

Saturday night’s drawing for Tennessee’s Powerball game produced 49,815 winners who purchased tickets from retailers in the state. By selecting the Power Play option, 8,510 players multiplied their winnings by five including one player who turned $5,000 into $25,000 by selecting the Power Play option.



Powerball Wining Numbers: 11-25-40-41-48- PB: 3 Power Play: x5



Please visit www.tnlottery.com and click on “winning numbers” for complete details about both drawings.





The Lotto 5 jackpot for the next drawing on Monday, Sept. 27 will contain the rollover amount of $402,672 and will continue to grow with ticket sales. Lotto 5 Drawings are held on Monday, Wednesday and Friday nights at 10:34 p.m. CST and can be seen on the Lottery’s television network partners throughout the state.


The Powerball jackpot for the next drawing on Wednesday, Sept. 29 is estimated at $128 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 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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