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FAYETTEVILLE PLAYER WINS $169,469 LOTTO 5 PRIZE
Thursday, August 18, 2005
Media Contact:  Kym Gerlock
(615) 324-6556 Office
(615) 604-2827 Mobile
 

NASHVILLE - A player who purchased a Lotto 5 ticket in Fayetteville will win the $169,469 jackpot from Wednesday night’s drawing for that game. No additional information is available until the player claims the prize.

The Powerball jackpot continues to climb and is estimated at $19 million for the next drawing on Saturday, August 20. Although no player matched all six numbers correctly in Wednesday night’s drawing, there were 19,962 winners who purchased tickets from retailers in the state of Tennessee. By selecting the Power Play option, 4,054 players multiplied their winnings by five.

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

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