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POWERBALL AND LOTTO 5 DRAWINGS PRODUCE OVER 23,000 TN WINNERS; BOTH JACKPOTS CONTINUE TO GROW
Sunday, August 21, 2005
Media Contact:  Rachel Petrie
615-324-6555 Office
 

NASHVILLE – Last night’s Powerball drawing produced 22,617 winners who purchased tickets in Tennessee. Of those players, 4,644 quadrupled their prize by using the Power Play option. The jackpot continues to climb and is now estimated at $25 million for Wednesday’s drawing.

There was no jackpot winner from Friday night’s Lotto 5 drawing, but 32 players won $209 each, while another 1,005 players won $11 each. The Lotto 5 jackpot for Monday’s drawing is estimated at $80,000.

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 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 www.tnlottery.com. For information about Lottery-funded scholarships, visit www.collegepaystn.com.

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