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Thursday, August 10, 2006
Media Contact:  Rachel Petrie
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NASHVILLE - A player who purchased a ticket in Memphis wins the $312,746 jackpot from Wednesday night’s drawing for Lotto 5. No additional information is available until the player claims the prize. The estimated jackpot for Wednesday’s Lotto 5 drawing is $40,000.

The Powerball jackpot climbs to an estimated $20 million for the next drawing on Saturday, August 12. Wednesday night's drawing produced 21,876 winners in the state of Tennessee. By selecting the Power Play option, 5,436 of those winners doubled their prize.

Please visit and click on “winning numbers” for complete detailed charts on the Lotto 5 drawing.

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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