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TWO LOTTERY PLAYERS SHARE $75,000 LOTTO 5 JACKPOT
Sunday, September 04, 2005
Media Contact:  Rachel Petrie
(615) 324-6555 Office
(615) 351-6972 Mobile
 

NASHVILLE – Two lucky Tennessee Lottery players will share the $75,000 Lotto 5 jackpot from Friday night’s drawing. One winning ticket was purchased in Knoxville, and the other winning ticket was purchased in Ashland City. No additional information is available until the players claim the prize.

The Powerball jackpot continues to climb and is estimated at $60 million for the next drawing on Wednesday, September 7. Although no player matched all six numbers correctly in Saturday night’s drawing, there were 24,435 winners who purchased tickets from retailers in the state of Tennessee. By selecting the Power Play option, 5,470 players multiplied their winnings by four.

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

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