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POWERBALL JACKPOT AT $73 MILLION; LOTTO 5 REACHES $380,000!
Thursday, May 04, 2006
Media Contact:  Rachel Petrie
(615) 324-6555 Office
(615) 351-6972 Mobile
 

NASHVILLE - Powerball’s jackpot continues to climb as $73 million rolls over for the drawing on Saturday, May 6. There were 31,696 winners who purchased tickets from retailers in Tennessee. By selecting the Power Play option, 8,737 players multiplied their winnings by two.

The Lotto 5 jackpot hits $380,000 for the next drawing on Friday, May 5. Last night’s drawing produced 1,717 winners, including 61 players who each won $179 and 1,656 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 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 www.tnlottery.com. For information about Lottery-funded scholarships, visit www.collegepaystn.com.

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