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POWERBALL JACKPOT HITS $116 MILLION! LOTTO 5 JACKPOT AT $420,000!
Thursday, July 20, 2006
Media Contact:  Rachel Petrie
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NASHVILLE - The Powerball jackpot hits an estimated $116 million for the next drawing on Saturday, July 22. Although no player matched all six numbers correctly in last night’s drawing, there were 35,834 winners who purchased tickets from retailers in the state of Tennessee. By selecting the Power Play option, 8,303 players quadrupled their winnings.

The Lotto 5 Jackpot reaches $420,000 as it rolls over to the next drawing on Friday, July 21. Wednesday night’s drawing produced 1,925 winners, including 63 players who each won $187 and 1,862 players who each won $10.

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 its first tickets on January 20, 2004. As of June 30, 2006, the Lottery has raised more than $636 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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