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OVER 35,000 POWERBALL WINNERS IN TN! $114 Million Powerball Ticket Sold in SD
Thursday, May 18, 2006
Media Contact:  Rachel Petrie
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NASHVILLE – A player in South Dakota won the $114 million Powerball jackpot after Wednesday night’s drawing. In Tennessee, the drawing produced 35,505 winners, of which 8,349 quadrupled their prizes by using the Power Play option. The Powerball jackpot for Saturday’s drawing is estimated at $15 million.

The Lotto 5 jackpot hits $85,000 for the next drawing on Friday, May 19. Wednesday night’s drawing produced 1,010 winners, including 35 players who each won $196 and 975 players who each won $11.

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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