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$800,000 MEMPHIS POWERBALL TICKET STILL UNCLAIMED! Winning Jackpot Ticket Purchased in Iowa
Thursday, December 15, 2005
Media Contact:  Rachel Petrie
(615) 324-6555 Office
(615) 351-6972 Mobile

NASHVILLE - An $800,000 Powerball ticket sold in Memphis for last Saturday’s drawing still remains unclaimed. Meanwhile, a winning jackpot ticket for last night’s Powerball drawing was purchased in Iowa. In Tennessee, there were 42,494 winners who purchased tickets from retailers in the state. By selecting the Power Play option, 9390 players multiplied their winnings by five. The estimated jackpot for Saturday’s Powerball drawing is $15 million.

The Lotto 5 Jackpot reaches $115,000 as it rolls over to the next drawing on Friday, December 16. Last night’s drawing produced 1,176 winners, including 25 players who each won $262 and 1,151 players who each won $9.

Please visit 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 at midday at 12:28 p.m. CST (1:28 p.m. 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 had raised more than $415 million to fund specific education programs, including college scholarships, pre-kindergarten and after-school programs. For more information, please visit For information about Lottery-funded scholarships, visit

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