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POWERBALL JACKPOT AT $62 MILLION; LOTTO 5 REACHES $250,000! $200,000 Powerball ticket sold in Memphis
Sunday, March 12, 2006
Media Contact:  Rachel Petrie
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NASHVILLE - Powerball’s jackpot continues to climb as $62 million rolls over for the drawing on Saturday, March 11. A winning $200,000 ticket for last night’s Powerball draw was purchased in Memphis. In addition, there were 34,546 winners who purchased tickets from retailers in Tennessee. By selecting the Power Play option, 9,109 players multiplied their winnings by five.

The Lotto 5 jackpot hits $250,000 for the next drawing on Friday, March 10. Last night’s drawing produced 1,550 winners, including 47 players who each won $188 and 1,503 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 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 www.tnlottery.com. For information about Lottery-funded scholarships, visit www.collegepaystn.com.

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