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IOWA PLAYER HITS $200 MILLION JACKPOT! Lotto 5 Climbs to $150,000
Sunday, September 24, 2006
Media Contact:  Rachel Petrie
(615) 324-6555 Office
(615) 351-6972 Mobile
 

NASHVILLE - A lucky player who purchased a ticket in Iowa won the Powerball jackpot of $200 million from Saturday night's drawing. Although there were no top-level prize winners in Tennessee, 59,780 players who purchased tickets in the state won one of seven other prizes in the popular game.

In other weekend drawing news, Friday night's Lotto 5 drawing produced a total of 2,000 winners and a jackpot of $150,000 for Monday night's drawing.

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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