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Thursday, August 4, 2005
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NASHVILLE – Last night’s Powerball drawing produced a $500,000 win for a player who purchased the ticket in Knoxville and selected the Power Play. No additional details are available until the player claims the prize. The drawing produced an additional 32,348 winners, 6,204 of whom quintupled their winnings with the Power Play. The jackpot for Saturday’s drawing is estimated at $82 million.

A player who purchased a Lotto 5 ticket in Nashville will win the $133,187 jackpot from last night’s drawing for that game. No additional information is available until the player claims the prize.

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. As of June 30, 2005, the Lottery had raised more than $359 million to fund specific education programs, including college scholarships, pre-kindergarten and after-school programs. For more information, please visit For information about Lottery-funded scholarships, visit .

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