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Sunday, February 12, 2006
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NASHVILLE - The Powerball jackpot soars to an estimated $300 million for the next drawing on Wednesday, February 15, edging closer to the record high of $340 million set on October 19, 2005!

Although no player matched all six numbers correctly in last night’s drawing, there were 88,380 winners who purchased tickets from Tennessee retailers. By selecting the Power Play option, 17,883 players multiplied their winnings by four.

The Lotto 5 Jackpot reaches $85,000 as it rolls over to the next drawing on Monday, February 13. Friday night’s drawing produced 1,243 winners, including 31 players who each won $234 and 1,212 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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