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Thursday, July 7, 2005
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NASHVILLE - Last night’s Powerball drawing produced a $100,000 win for a player who purchased the ticket in Murfreesboro. No additional details are available until the player claims the prize. The drawing produced an additional 19,527 winners, 3,966 of whom quadrupled their winnings with the Power Play. The jackpot for Saturday’s drawing is estimated at $18 million.

There was no jackpot winner from Wednesday night’s Lotto 5 drawing, but 41 players won $183 each, while another 1,434 players won $8 each. The Lotto 5 jackpot for Friday’s drawing is estimated at $100,000.

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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