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LOTTO 5 JACKPOT SOARS TO $515,000 FOR FRIDAY’S DRAWING; $100,000 Winning Powerball Ticket Sold in New Market
Thursday, June 30, 2005
Media Contact:  Gretchen Vanhorn
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NASHVILLE - Tennessee’s Lotto 5 jackpot continues to climb and is estimated at $515,000 for the next drawing on Friday, July 1. Wednesday night’s Lotto 5 drawing produced 1,990 winners throughout the state including 60 players who won $193 each, and 1,930 players who won $9 each.

Tennessee’s Powerball game on Wednesday produced 20,029 winners who purchased tickets from retailers in the state, including one $100,000 winning ticket sold in New Market (Jefferson County). By selecting the Power Play option, 4,095 players multiplied their winnings by five. There was one winner in the state of West Virginia for last night’s $10 million grand prize. The Powerball jackpot for the next drawing on Saturday, July 2 is estimated at $10 million.

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

Powerball Winning Numbers: 03-08-22-42-49 PB:39 Power Play: x5

Lotto 5 Winning Numbers: 01-12-13-17-28

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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