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Sunday, July 2, 2006
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NASHVILLE– A player in Knoxville matched five numbers correctly in Saturday night’s Powerball drawing and will win $200,000. In addition, there were 25,543 winners who purchased tickets from retailers in the state of Tennessee. By selecting the Power Play option, 6,588 players tripled their winnings. The Powerball jackpot is estimated at $50 million for the next drawing on Wednesday, July 5.

A lucky player who purchased a Lotto 5 ticket in Maryville will win the $40,000 jackpot from Friday night’s drawing for that game. The Lotto 5 jackpot for Monday night’s drawing is $40,000.

No additional information is available until the players claim their prize.

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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