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POWERBALL JACKPOT SOARS TO $129 MILLION; Lotto 5 Jackpot Climbs to $155,000 for Monday’s Drawing
Sunday, May 15, 2005
Media Contact:  Gretchen Vanhorn
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NASHVILLE – Tennessee’s Powerball game on Saturday produced 49,166 winners who purchased tickets from retailers in the state. By selecting the Power Play option, 8,737 players multiplied their winnings by two. The Powerball jackpot for the next drawing on Wednesday, May 18 is estimated at $129 million.

Tennessee’s Lotto 5 drawing on Friday produced 1,535 winners throughout the state. Although no player matched all five numbers correctly, 49 players matched four numbers to win $209 each, while 1,486 players matched three numbers correctly and will collect $11 each. The Lotto 5 jackpot for the next drawing on Monday, May 16 is estimated at $155,000.

Weekend Winning Lotto 5 and Powerball Numbers:

Lotto 5 Winning Numbers: 01-19-21-26-36

Powerball Winning Numbers: 21-29-38-49-52 PB:42 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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