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EARLY BIRD GETS THE WORM BUT THERE'S STILL TIME! Deadline for First Million $ Madness Early Bird Drawing Midnight Tonight!
Thursday, November 8, 2007
Media Contact:  Rachel Petrie
615-324-6555 Office
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NASHVILLE - The first of seven weekly Million $ Madness Early Bird drawings to award 10 prizes, one winner of $1,000 and nine winners of $100 each, will be held tomorrow, but it’s not too late to be part of the fun! Players have until midnight tonight to purchase their Million $ Madness tickets, which will be entered into this first Early Bird drawing, as well as all future Early Bird drawings and the Grand Prize drawing.

Million $ Madness is a raffle-style game with only 800,000 tickets available. The Grand Prize drawing will be held Jan. 22, 2008, when four winners of $1 million each will be selected. In addition, 10 prizes of $10,000 each and 500 prizes of $100 each will be awarded.
Tickets are on sale now at all Lottery retailers.

In other Lottery news, the Powerball and Lotto 5 jackpots grow once again for their weekend drawings. Powerball grows to an estimated $82 million for its next drawing on Saturday, November 10 and Lotto 5 reaches an estimated $85,000 for its drawing on Friday, November 9.

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

Lotto 5 drawings are broadcast Monday, Wednesday and Friday nights at 10:34 p.m. CT (11:34 p.m. ET); Powerball drawings are broadcast Wednesdays and Saturdays at 9:59 p.m. CT (10:59 p.m. ET). Drawings are broadcast every night at 6:28 p.m. CT (7:28 p.m. ET) and at midday at 12:28 p.m. CT (1:28 p.m. ET) Monday through Saturday for the Tennessee Lottery’s other two online games, CASH 3 and CASH 4.

The Tennessee Lottery began selling its first tickets on January 20, 2004. As of September 30, 2007, the Lottery has raised more than $987 million to fund specific education programs, including college scholarships, pre-kindergarten and after-school programs. For more information, please visit For information about Lottery-funded scholarships, visit


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