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NEWPORT PLAYER HITS JACKPOT, POWERBALL CLIMBS TO $220 MILLION!
Monday, April 10, 2006
Media Contact:  Kym Gerlock
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NASHVILLE - The past weekend’s news from the Tennessee Lottery includes yet another Lotto 5 jackpot winner, who purchased a ticket in Newport, as well as an astounding $220 million Powerball jackpot for the upcoming drawing on Wednesday!

No additional information is available about the player who purchased the Lotto 5 jackpot winning ticket, worth $40,000, until he or she claims the prize.

As for the popular Powerball game, 51,911 Tennessee players won a prize from Saturday’s drawing, which includes 12,067 who multiplied their winnings by 3 using the Power Play option.


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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