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POWERBALL & LOTTO 5 JACKPOTS CONTINUE TO CLIMB!
Sunday, April 16, 2006
Media Contact:  Rachel Petrie
(615) 324-6555 Office
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– The Powerball jackpot climbs to an estimated $20 million for Wednesday’s drawing. Although no player matched all six numbers correctly in Saturday night’s drawing, there were 29,761 winners who purchased tickets from retailers in the state of Tennessee. By selecting the Power Play option 8,081 players multiplied their winnings by three.

The Lotto 5 jackpot which rolled from Friday night’s draw, reaches an estimated $160,000 for Monday’s drawing. Friday night’s drawing produced 1,133 winners, including 43 players who each won $161 and 1,090 players who each won $10.

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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