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JACKPOTS RISE AS TEMPERATURES FALL!
Thursday, September 14, 2006
Media Contact:  Rachel Petrie
(615) 324-6555 Office
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NASHVILLE - Weekend plans for Lottery players include cooler temperatures and hotter jackpots. Friday night’s Lotto 5 top prize has reached $685,000 and Saturday night’s Powerball jackpot has grown to an incredible $157 million!

Last night's Powerball drawing produced over 50,000 winners in the state of Tennessee while Lotto 5 created 2,896 prize winners.

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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