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POWER PLAY MEANS $400,000 FOR PLAYER IN WEST TENNESSEE; POWERBALL JACKPOT CLIMBS TO $171 MILLION
Sunday, December 05, 2004
Media Contact:  Kym Gerlock
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NASHVILLE - Last night’s Powerball drawing will mean a $400,000 win for one player who purchased a ticket in Eads, and selected the Power Play option. Since the Power Play number was 4, the $100,000 winning ticket will be quadrupled.


Another player who purchased a ticket in Pigeon Forge—and didn’t choose the Power Play—will win $100,000. Meanwhile, the jackpot continues to grow and is estimated at $171 million for Wednesday night’s drawing.


Details from Saturday’s Powerball drawing include:

Powerball Winning Numbers: 06-09-16-22-30 PB: 04 Power Play: x4



60,640 winners purchased tickets from retailers in the state

9,545 players chose Power Play and multiplied their winnings by four.


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


The Powerball jackpot for the next drawing on Wednesday, December 8 is estimated at $171 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. As of October 15, the Lottery had transferred more than $174 million to the Tennessee Lottery for Education account, as well as more than $2 million for after-school programs. All Lottery profits will go to pay for specific education programs in Tennessee, which initially include HOPE Scholarships.

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