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JACKPOTS CLOSE OUT THE YEAR WITH A BANG! $88 Million Powerball; $100,000 Lotto 5
Thursday, December 28, 2006
Media Contact:  Rachel Petrie
(615) 324-6555 Office
(615) 351-6972 Mobile

NASHVILLE – Powerball and Lotto 5 jackpots grow to an estimated $88 million and $100,000, respectively to close out 2006 with a bang!

After Wednesday night’s drawings, over 27,000 Tennessee players became Powerball and Lotto 5 winners. Powerball produced 26,498 winners with 6,492 of those winners choosing Power Play which tripled their prize. Lotto 5 had a total of 1,225 winners including 30 players who each won $257 and 1,195 players who each won $10.

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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