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WEDNESDAY’S LOTTO 5 JACKPOT CLIMBS TO $140,000
Tuesday, May 31, 2005
Media Contact:  Gretchen Vanhorn
(615) 324-6554 Office
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NASHVILLE - Although no player matched all five numbers correctly in Monday night’s Lotto 5 drawing, there were 1,386 winners who purchased tickets from retailers in the state. Forty-four players matched four numbers to win $164 each, while 1,342 players matched three numbers correctly and will collect $8 each. The Lotto 5 jackpot for the next drawing on Wednesday, June 1 is estimated at $140,000. Please visit www.tnlottery.com and click on “winning numbers” for complete details on Lotto 5, Powerball, Cash 4 and Cash 3 drawings.

Lotto 5 drawings are held on Monday, Wednesday and Friday nights at 10:34 p.m. CST (11:34 p.m. EST). Watch for 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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