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$281,414 WINNING LOTTO 5 TICKET SOLD IN CORNERSVILLE; Powerball Ticket Worth $18.7 Million Purchased in Pennsylvania
Thursday, March 17, 2005
Media Contact:  Gretchen Vanhorn
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NASHVILLE - A Lotto 5 ticket sold in Cornersville (Marshall county) contained all five numbers in Wednesday’s drawing, yielding a jackpot win of $281,414. In addition to the jackpot win, Wednesday’s drawing produced another 1,616 winners throughout the state, including 50 players who won $220 each and 1,566 players who won $11 each.

Tennessee’s Powerball game on Wednesday produced 19,964 winners who purchased tickets from retailers in the state. By selecting the Power Play option, 4,157 players multiplied their winnings by two. There was one winner in the state of Pennsylvania for the $18.7 million grand prize.




Wednesday’s Winning Lotto 5 and Powerball Numbers:

Lotto 5 Winning Numbers: 18-20-21-22-39



Powerball Winning Numbers: 11-19-25-38-50 PB:35 Power Play: x2


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 Friday, March 18 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 Saturday, March 19 is estimated at $10 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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