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$600,000 POWERBALL WINNER IN LENOIR CITY; $200,000 WINNER IN KNOXVILLE! $74.5 Million Powerball Ticket Sold in North Carolina!
Thursday, November 30, 2006
Media Contact:  Rachel Petrie
(615) 324-6555 Office
(615) 351-6972 Mobile
 

NASHVILLE – A player in North Carolina won the $74.5 million Powerball jackpot after Wednesday night’s drawing for that game. In addition, a $200,000 ticket was won in Knoxville, and a $200,000 winning ticket became a $600,000 winning ticket in Lenoir City in Loudon County because the player chose to use the Power Play option! No additional information is available until the players claim their prizes.

The Powerball jackpot for Saturday’s drawing is estimated at $15 million.

Although there was no jackpot winner after last night’s Lotto 5 drawing, 37 players matched 4 of 5 numbers correctly to win $201 each, while another 1,190 players matched 3 of 5 numbers to win $10 each. The jackpot for Friday’s drawing is estimated at $90,000.

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. CST (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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