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OVER 51,000 POWERBALL WINNERS IN TN! $101 Million Powerball Ticket Sold in Oklahoma
Sunday, June 18, 2006
Media Contact:  Rachel Petrie
(615) 324-6555 Office
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NASHVILLE - A player in Oklahoma won the $101 million Powerball jackpot after Saturday night’s drawing, which also produced an incredible 51,071 winners who purchased tickets in Tennessee. Of those Tennessee players, one lucky player in Knoxville won $200,000 by matching 5 of 5 and 9,852 quadrupled their prizes by using the Power Play option. The Powerball jackpot for Wednesday’s drawing is estimated at $15 million.

Although there was no jackpot winner after last night’s Lotto 5 drawing, 57 players matched 4 of 5 numbers correctly to win $145 each, while another 1,412 players matched 3 of 5 numbers to win $9 each. The jackpot for Friday’s drawing is estimated at $170,000.

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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