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Sunday, October 15, 2006
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NASHVILLE - Friday the 13th proved lucky for a Lotto 5 player in Smyrna who won the $874,730 Lotto 5 jackpot for that evening’s draw! No additional information is available until the winner claims the prize.

The Powerball jackpot climbs to an estimated $47 million for the next drawing on Wednesday, October 18. Although no player matched all six numbers correctly in last night’s drawing, there were 32,219 winners who purchased tickets from retailers in the state of Tennessee. By selecting the Power Play option, 8,295 players doubled their winnings.

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. CT (11:34 p.m. ET); Powerball drawings are held on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 9:59 p.m. CT (10:59 p.m. ET). Drawings are held every night at 6:28 p.m. CT (7:28 p.m. ET) and at midday at 12:28 p.m. CT (1:28 p.m. ET) 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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