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Tuesday, February 8, 2005
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One lucky lottery player who purchased a Lotto 5 ticket in Dyersburg is holding the winning jackpot ticket worth $161,763. In addition to the jackpot win, there were an additional 1,745 winners from Monday’s drawing. Please visit and click on “winning numbers” for complete details.

The jackpot for the next Lotto 5 drawing on Wednesday, Feb. 9 is estimated at $40,000. Lotto 5 Drawings take place 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 Tennessee Lottery began selling its first instant tickets on January 20, 2004. Proceeds as of December 31, 2004 have resulted in transfers to the Lottery for Education Account of $231.2 million, in addition to 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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