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POWERBALL & LOTTO 5 JACKPOTS CONTINUE TO CLIMB! Over 50,000 Powerball winners in Tennessee!
Sunday, September 17, 2006
Media Contact:  Rachel Petrie
615-324-6555 Office
615-351-6972 Mobile

NASHVILLE - Excitement is building as both the Powerball and Lotto 5 jackpots continue to climb! Powerball’s jackpot jumps to $179 million for the next drawing on Wednesday, September 20. Saturday night’s drawing produced over 50,000 winners in Tennessee. By selecting the Power Play option, 11,135 of those players multiplied their winnings by five.

The Lotto 5 jackpot hits $815,000 for the next drawing on Monday, September 18. Friday night’s drawing produced 3,106 winners, including 101 players who each won $202.

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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