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POWERBALL JACKPOT AT $137 MILLION; LOTTO 5 REACHES ONE-HALF MILLION!
Sunday, September 10, 2006
Media Contact:  Rachel Petrie
(615) 324-6555 Office
(615) 351-6972 Mobile
 

NASHVILLE - Powerball’s jackpot continues to climb as $137 million rolls over for the drawing on Wednesday, September 13. There were over 40,000 winners who purchased tickets from retailers in Tennessee. By selecting the Power Play option, over 9,000 players multiplied their winnings by two.

The Lotto 5 jackpot hits $500,000 for the next drawing on Monday, September 11. Last night’s drawing produced 2,428 winners, including 61 players who each won $229.

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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