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$57 MILLION, $360,000 JACKPOTS START NEW YEAR WITH BANG!
Sunday, January 01, 2006
Media Contact:  Kym Gerlock
(615) 324-6556 Office
(615) 604-2827 Mobile
 

NASHVILLE - Wednesday night’s Tennessee Lottery drawings produced thousands of winners and continued a jackpot climb for both the Powerball and Lotto 5 games. The Powerball jackpot is now estimated at $57 million for Satursday’s drawing, while the Lotto 5 jackpot climbed to an estimated $360,000 for Friday’s drawing.

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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