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POWERBALL SOARS TO $204 MILLION! LOTTO 5 JACKPOT AT $170,000!
Thursday, August 03, 2006
Media Contact:  Rachel Petrie
(615) 324-6555 Office
(615) 351-6972 Mobile
 

NASHVILLE – The Powerball jackpot soars to an estimated $204 million for the next drawing on Saturday, August 5. Wednesday night's drawing produced nearly 50,000 winners in the state of Tennessee and by selecting the Power Play option, over 10,000 of those winners quadrupled their prize.

The Lotto 5 Jackpot reaches $170,000 as it rolls over to the next drawing on Friday, August 4. Wednesday night’s drawing produced 1,690 winners, including 52 players who each won $157 and 1,638 players who each won $8.

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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