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POWERBALL AND LOTTO 5 JACKPOTS CONTINUE TO CLIMB; $100,000 Powerball Ticket Sold in Red Bank
Sunday, May 08, 2005
Media Contact:  Gretchen Vanhorn
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NASHVILLE - Tennessee’s Powerball game on Saturday produced 39,214 winners who purchased tickets from retailers in the state, including one $100,000 winning ticket sold in Red Bank. By selecting the Power Play, 7,348 players multiplied winnings by two. The Powerball jackpot for the next drawing on Wednesday, May 11 is estimated at $96 million.

Tennessee’s Lotto 5 drawing on Friday produced 3,970 winners throughout the state. Although no player matched all five numbers correctly, 121 players matched four numbers to win $212 each, while 3,849 players matched three numbers correctly and will collect $11 each. The Lotto 5 jackpot for the next drawing on Monday, May 9 is estimated at $1,150,000.

Weekend Winning Lotto 5 and Powerball Numbers:

Lotto 5 Winning Numbers: 21-26-27-34-38


Powerball Winning Numbers: 21-23-39-44-47 PB:19 Power Play: x2


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

Lotto 5 drawings are held on Monday, Wednesday and Friday nights at 10:34 p.m. CST (11:34 p.m. EST); Powerball drawings are held on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 9:59 p.m. CST (10:59 p.m. EST). Watch for both drawings on official Tennessee Lottery television stations throughout the state.

The Tennessee Lottery began selling its first tickets on January 20, 2004. Proceeds as of March 31, 2005 have resulted in transfers to the Lottery for Education Account of more than $291 million, in addition to more than $2 million for after-school programs. All Lottery profits go to pay for specific education programs in Tennessee, which initially include college scholarships.

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