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Sunday, December 31, 2006
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NASHVILLE - A player in Lake City near Knoxville will ring in the New Year with a $100,558 Lotto 5 jackpot win from Friday night’s drawing. No further information is available until the player claims the prize. (Please note, all Tennessee Lottery offices will be closed Monday, January 1 and will reopen on Tuesday, January 2.)

In Powerball news, there were 33,580 winners who purchased tickets from retailers in the state of Tennessee. By selecting the Power Play option, 7,962 players multiplied their winnings by five. The Powerball jackpot is estimated at $100 million for the next drawing on Wednesday, January 3.

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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