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MEMPHIS PLAYER WINS $800,000 POWERBALL PRIZE; MURFREESBORO PLAYER WINS $330,716 LOTTO 5 JACKPOT!
Sunday, December 11, 2005
Media Contact:  Rachel Petrie
(615) 324-6555 Office
(615) 351-6972 Mobile
 

NASHVILLE – Last night’s Powerball drawing produced an $800,000 win for a player who purchased their ticket in Memphis and selected the Power Play. No additional details are available until the player claims the prize. The drawing produced an additional 36,672 winners, 7,914 of whom quadrupled their winnings with the Power Play. The Powerball jackpot is estimated at $112 million for the next drawing on Wednesday, December 14.

A player who purchased a Lotto 5 ticket in Murfreesboro will win the $330,716 jackpot from Friday night’s drawing for that game. No additional information is available until the player claims the prize.

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) and mid-day at 12:28 CST (1:28 EST) Monday through Saturday 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 Sept. 30, 2005, the Lottery has raised more than $415 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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