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Tuesday, July 5, 2005
Media Contact:  Kym Gerlock
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NASHVILLE – A player who purchased a ticket in Memphis won the Tennessee Lottery’s Lotto 5 jackpot of $598,725 after Monday night’s drawing. No additional details are available until the player claims the prize. The drawing also produced 69 players who won $175 each and 1,942 players who won $10 each. The Lotto 5 jackpot for Wednesday’s drawing is estimated at $40,000.

In other drawing news, Tennessee’s Powerball game on Saturday produced 23,883 winners who purchased tickets from retailers in the state. By selecting the Power Play option, 5,034 players multiplied their winnings by four. The Powerball jackpot for the next drawing on Wednesday, July 6 is estimated at $13 million (estimated $7.3 million cash value).

Please visit 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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