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Thursday, December 20, 2007
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NASHVILLE - Wednesday night’s Lotto 5 drawing produced nearly 1,600 winners including one lucky player in Cookeville who won the $244,914 jackpot! No additional information is available until the winner comes forward to claim the prize.

In addition, last night’s Powerball drawing produced 20,895 winners in the state of Tennessee including 6,359 Power Play winners who tripled their prize. Saturday night’s Powerball jackpot has grown to an estimated $25 million.

In other game news, players have until midnight to purchase a Million $ Madness ticket to be eligible for tomorrow's last Early-Bird drawing that will award 10 cash prizes. In addition to the Early-Bird Drawings, Million $ Madness tickets are entered into the final drawing on Jan. 22, 2008 that will award 514 cash prizes, including four prizes of $1 million each!

Please visit and click on “winning numbers” for complete detailed charts on the both drawings.

Lotto 5 drawings are broadcast Monday, Wednesday and Friday nights at 10:34 p.m. CT (11:34 p.m. ET); Powerball drawings are broadcast Wednesdays and Saturdays at 9:59 p.m. CT (10:59 p.m. ET). Drawings are broadcast every night at 6:28 p.m. CT (7:28 p.m. ET) and at midday at 12:28 p.m. CT (1:28 p.m. ET) Monday through Saturday for the Tennessee Lottery’s other two online games, CASH 3 and CASH 4.

Since the Tennessee Lottery began selling tickets on Jan. 20, 2004, it has raised more than $1 billion 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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