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Sunday, December 17, 2006
Media Contact:  Rachel Petrie
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NASHVILLE – A player in Cypress Inn in Wayne County won $200,000 in Saturday night’s Powerball drawing. In addition, there were 31,321 winners who purchased tickets from retailers in the state of Tennessee. By selecting the Power Play option, 8,306 players multiplied their winnings by four. The Powerball jackpot is estimated at $53 million for the next drawing on Wednesday, December 20.

The Lotto 5 jackpot reaches $270,000 for the next drawing on Monday, December 18. Friday night’s drawing produced 2,111 winners, including 56 players who each won $199 and 2,055 players who each won $8.

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 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 For information about Lottery-funded scholarships, visit

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