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JACKPOTS ROLLING UP, UP AND AWAY!
Sunday, October 29, 2006
Media Contact:  Kym Gerlock
(615) 324-6556 Office
(615) 604-2827 Mobile
 

NASHVILLE - Weekend news from the Tennessee Lottery includes thousands of winners in Lotto 5 and Powerball, and jackpots for both games that are on the rise!

Saturday night's Powerball drawing created 36,217 winners and a jackpot of $93 million for Wednesday night's draw. Two tickets purchased in Tennessee from that drawing matched four white ball numbers and the Powerball, which is a $10,000 prize ... however, those tickets also used the Power Play option, which transformed the prizes into $50,000 each!

Friday night's Lotto 5 drawing produced 1,740 winners and a jackpot of $90,000 for Monday night.

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. 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 September 30, 2006, the Lottery has raised more than $699.1 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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