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POWERBALL JACKPOT HITS $47 MILLION; LOTTO 5 JACKPOT, $285,000!
Tuesday, January 3, 2006
Media Contact:  Rachel Petrie
(615) 324-6555 Office
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NASHVILLE - The Powerball jackpot climbs to an estimated $47 million for Wednesday’s drawing. Although no player matched all six numbers correctly in Saturday night’s drawing, there were 32,506 winners who purchased tickets from retailers in the state of Tennessee. By selecting the Power Play option 7,817 players multiplied their winnings by two.

The Lotto 5 Jackpot which rolled from last night’s draw reaches an estimated $285,000 for Wednesday drawing. Monday night’s drawing produced 1,603 winners, including 44 players who each won $200 and 1,559 players who each won $9.

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

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