NASHVILLE - A lucky player in Humboldt in Gibson County wins the $159,800 Lotto 5 jackpot from Wednesday night’s drawing. In addition, 44 players won $234 and over 1,600 players won $10. No additional information is available until the jackpot winner claims the prize.
In other news, with Wednesday night's Powerball jackpot at $94 million, two winning jackpot tickets were sold, one in Arizona and one in Minnesota. The lucky players will split the prize. In Tennessee, the drawing produced over 30,000 winning tickets. By selecting the Power Play option, more than 7,000 of those winning players doubled their prize amounts.
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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