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HOW DOES $595,000 SOUND?
Tuesday, September 12, 2006
Media Contact:  Rachel Petrie
(615) 324-6555 Office
(615) 351-6972 Mobile

NASHVILLE - Lotto 5 fans are sure to be thrilled as the jackpot for the popular game continues to rise, hitting $595,000 for tonight's drawing. With a Powerball jackpot of $137 million, tonight will be a big one for Tennessee Lottery enthusiasts.

Although no one won last night's Lotto 5 jackpot, produced 2,956 winners, including 81 players who each won $200.

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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