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POWERBALL JACKPOT HITS $27 MILLION; LOTTO 5 $625,000!
Sunday, October 08, 2006
Media Contact:  Rachel Petrie
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NASHVILLE - The Powerball jackpot hits an estimated $27 million for the drawing on Wednesday, October 11. Although no player matched all six numbers correctly in Saturday night’s drawing, there were 31,120 winners who purchased tickets from retailers in the state of Tennessee. By selecting the Power Play option 8,152 players multiplied their winnings by five.

The Lotto 5 jackpot which rolled from Friday night’s draw soars to an estimated $625,000 for the drawing on Monday, October 9. Friday night’s drawing produced nearly 3,000 winners, including 76 players who each won $212 and 2,922 players who each won $9.

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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