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BUCHANAN PLAYER WINS $559,257 LOTTO 5 JACKPOT; POWERBALL CONTINUES TO CLIMB!
Sunday, October 02, 2005
Media Contact:  Rachel Petrie
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NASHVILLE – A player who purchased a Lotto 5 ticket in Buchanan in Henry County will win the $559,257 jackpot from Friday 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 $180 million for the next drawing on Wednesday, October 5. Although no player matched all six numbers correctly in Saturday night’s drawing, one player won $200,000 by matching 5 numbers. There were 51,914 winners who purchased tickets from retailers in the state of Tennessee. By selecting the Power Play option, 9,601 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). 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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