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POWERBALL & LOTTO 5 JACKPOTS CONTINUE THEIR CLIMB! $45 Million Powerball Jackpot, $350,000 Lotto 5 Jackpot!
Thursday, November 16, 2006
Media Contact:  Rachel Petrie
(615) 324-6555 Office
(615) 351-6972 Mobile
 

NASHVILLE – The Powerball jackpot continues to climb as an estimated $45 million rolls for the next drawing on Saturday, November 18. There were 23,350 winners who purchased tickets from retailers in the state of Tennessee. By selecting the Power Play option, 5,896 players tripled their winnings including two players who won $30,000!

The Lotto 5 Jackpot reaches an estimated $350,000 as it rolls over to the next drawing on Friday, November 17. Wednesday night’s drawing produced 2,161 winners, including 73 players who each won $157 and 2,088 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. 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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