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POWERBALL JACKPOT CLIMBS TO $18 MILLION FOR WEDNESDAY'S DRAWING
Sunday, February 20, 2005
Media Contact:  Gretchen Vanhorn
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NASHVILLE - A Lotto 5 ticket sold in Memphis contained all five numbers in Friday’s drawing, yielding a jackpot win of $289,344. In addition to the jackpot win, Friday’s drawing produced another 2,164 winners throughout the state, including 62 players who won $190 each and 2,102 players who won $9 each.

Tennessee’s Powerball game on Saturday produced 21,542 winners who purchased tickets from retailers in the state. By selecting the Power Play option, 4,424 players multiplied their winnings by three.


Weekend Winning Lotto 5 and Powerball Numbers:

Lotto 5 Winning Numbers: 08-14-19-28-29



Powerball Winning Numbers: 12-15-18-27-52 PB: 36 Power Play: x3


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




The Lotto 5 jackpot for the next drawing on Monday, Feb. 21 is estimated at $40,000. 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, Feb. 23 is estimated at $18 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 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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