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Thursday, January 19, 2006
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NASHVILLE - The Powerball jackpot continues to climb and is estimated at $101 million for the next drawing on Saturday, January 21. Although no player matched all six numbers correctly in Wednesday night’s drawing, there were 35,933 winners who purchased tickets from retailers in the state of Tennessee. By selecting the Power Play option, 8,580 players multiplied their winnings by two.

The Lotto 5 Jackpot reaches $120,000 as it rolls over to the next drawing on Friday, January 20. Last night’s drawing produced 1,299 winners, including 32 players who each won $223 and 1,267 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 tickets on January 20, 2004. As of Dec. 31, 2005, the Lottery has raised more than $487 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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