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Over 65,000 Powerball Winners in Tennessee! Winning Jackpot Ticket Purchased in Wisconsin
Sunday, August 6, 2006
Media Contact:  Rachel Petrie
615-324-6555 Office
615-351-6972 Mobile

Nashville - A player in Wisconsin won the estimated $204 million Powerball jackpot after Saturday night’s drawing. Over 65,000 winners purchased tickets in Tennessee and of those players, 13,815 doubled 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, 28 players matched 4 of 5 numbers correctly to win $339 each, while another 1,331 players matched 3 of 5 numbers to win $11 each. The jackpot for Monday’s drawing is estimated at $230,000.

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 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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