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Sunday, July 30, 2006
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NASHVILLE - – A player in Cookeville won $200,000 in Saturday night’s Powerball drawing. In addition, there were 45,276 winners who purchased tickets from retailers in the state of Tennessee. By selecting the Power Play option, 10,023 players quadrupled their winnings. The Powerball jackpot is estimated at $178 million for the next drawing on Wednesday, August 2.

The Lotto 5 jackpot reaches $80,000 for the next drawing on Monday, July 31. Friday night’s drawing produced 1,037 winners, including 26 players who each won $256 and 1,011 players who each won $10.

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 For information about Lottery-funded scholarships, visit

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