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Thursday, January 4, 2007
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NASHVILLE - A player in Ramer in McNairy County won $200,000 in Wednesday night’s Powerball drawing. In addition, there were 37,844 winners who purchased tickets from retailers in the state of Tennessee. By selecting the Power Play option, 8,951 players multiplied their winnings by three. The Powerball jackpot is estimated at $115 million for the next drawing on Saturday, January 6.

The Lotto 5 jackpot reaches $140,000 for the next drawing on Friday, January 5. Last night’s drawing produced 1,398 winners, including 36 players who each won $250 and 1,362 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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