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Tuesday, August 16, 2005
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NASHVILLE - The Lotto 5 Jackpot continues to climb as $165,000 rolls over to the next drawing on Wednesday, August 17. Last night’s drawing produced 1,506 winners, including 47 players who each won $159 and 1,459 players who each won $8.

Please visit and click on “winning numbers” for complete detailed charts on the Lotto 5 drawing.

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). Drawings are held every night at 6:28 p.m. CST (7:28 p.m. EST) for the Tennessee Lottery’s other two online games, CASH 3 and CASH 4.

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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