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NASHVILLE PLAYER WINS $169,172 LOTTO 5 JACKPOT; POWERBALL CLIMBS TO $195 MILLION!
Thursday, April 06, 2006
Media Contact:  Rachel Petrie
(615) 324-6555 Office
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NASHVILLE - A player who purchased a Lotto 5 ticket in Nashville will win the $169,172 jackpot from Wednesday night’s drawing for that game. No additional information is available until the player claims the prize.

The Powerball jackpot continues to climb and is estimated at $195 million for the next drawing on Saturday, April 8. Although no player matched all six numbers correctly in Wednesday night’s drawing, there were 49,382 winners who purchased tickets from retailers in the state of Tennessee. By selecting the Power Play option, 11,770 players multiplied their winnings by two.

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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