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Thursday, December 21, 2006
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NASHVILLE – Two lucky players, one in Jackson and one in LaFollette in Campbell County, each won $200,000 in Wednesday night’s Powerball drawing. In addition, there were 24,925 winners who purchased tickets from retailers in the state of Tennessee. By selecting the Power Play option, 6,145 players multiplied their winnings by five. The Powerball jackpot is estimated at $65 million for the next drawing on Saturday, December 23.

The Lotto 5 jackpot reaches $450,000 for the next drawing on Friday, December 22. Wednesday night’s drawing produced 2,214 winners, including 79 players who each won $160 and 2,135 players who each won $9.

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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