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Thursday, April 27, 2006
Media Contact:  Rachel Petrie
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NASHVILLE - The Lotto 5 jackpot grows to $200,000 for the next drawing on Friday, April 28. Wednesday night’s drawing produced 1,211 winners, including 33 players who each won $227 and 1,178 players who each won $10.

A winning $200,000 ticket for last night’s Powerball draw was purchased in Nashville. In addition, there were 30,285 winners who purchased tickets from retailers in the state. By selecting the Power Play option, 8,469 players multiplied their winnings by four. The Powerball jackpot for the draw Saturday, April 29 is $49 million.

Please visit 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 March 31, 2006, the Lottery has raised more than $567 million 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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