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LOTTO 5 JACKPOT SURPASSES ONE-HALF MILLION! POWERBALL AT $85 MILLION!
Tuesday, May 09, 2006
Media Contact:  Rachel Petrie
(615) 324-6555 Office
(615) 351-6972 Mobile
 

NASHVILLE - Excitement is building as the Lotto 5 and Powerball jackpots continue to climb for Weddnesday night’s drawings. The Lotto 5 jackpot surpasses one-half million and climbs to an estimated $550,000 and the Powerball jackpot is at an estimated $85 million.

Last night’s Lotto 5 drawing produced 2,321 winners throughout the state, including 46 players who each won $299 and 2,275 players who each won $9.

Please visit www.tnlottery.com and click on “winning numbers” for complete detailed charts on the Lotto 5 drawing.

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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