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POWERBALL AND LOTTO 5 JACKPOTS CONTINUE TO CLIMB
Thursday, June 02, 2005
Media Contact:  Gretchen Vanhorn
(615) 324-6554 Office
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NASHVILLE - Although no player matched all six numbers correctly in Wednesday night’s Powerball drawing, there were 26,156 winners who purchased tickets from retailers in the state of Tennessee. By selecting the Power Play option, 5,326 players multiplied their winnings by two. The Powerball jackpot for the next drawing on Saturday, June 4 is estimated at $13 million.

Tennessee’s Lotto 5 game on Wednesday produced 1,175 winners throughout the state including 46 players who won $195 each, and 1,129 players who won $13 each. The Lotto 5 jackpot for the next drawing on Friday, June 3 is estimated at $185,000.

Details from Wednesday’s Lotto 5 and Powerball drawings include:

Powerball Winning Numbers: 15-34-39-42-50 PB:12 Power Play: x2

Lotto 5 Winning Numbers: 01-28-29-31-36

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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