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JACKPOT FEVER BEGINS TO RISE!
Thursday, September 07, 2006
Media Contact:  Rachel Petrie
(615) 324-6555 Office
(615) 351-6972 Mobile
 

NASHVILLE - With jackpots of $119 million and $410,000 the Lottery's two pari-mutuel games are sure to attract the attention of regular players and novices alike.

Last night's Powerball drawing produced 30,923 winners and a jackpot of $119 million for Saturday's drawing, while Lotto 5 created 2,264 prize winners and a new jackpot of $410,000 for Friday.

Please visit www.tnlottery.com and click on “winning numbers” for complete detailed charts on all 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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