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POWERBALL JACKPOT HITS $100 MILLION! LOTTO 5 JACKPOT AT $115,000!
Thursday, June 15, 2006
Media Contact:  Rachel Petrie
(615) 324-6555 Office
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NASHVILLE - The Powerball jackpot hits an estimated $100 million for the next drawing on Saturday, June 17. Although no player matched all six numbers correctly in last night’s drawing, there were 31,640 winners who purchased tickets from retailers in the state of Tennessee. By selecting the Power Play option, 7,886 players tripled their winnings.

The Lotto 5 Jackpot reaches $115,000 as it rolls over to the next drawing on Friday, June 16. Wednesday night’s drawing produced 1,226 winners, including 37 players who each won $190 and 1,189 players who each won $9.

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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