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5 TN PLAYERS COME CLOSE – MATCH 5 OF 5 TO WIN 2nd PRIZE! $254 Million Powerball Jackpot Ticket Sold in Missouri
Thursday, January 25, 2007
Media Contact:  Rachel Petrie
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NASHVILLE - Although not the jackpot, five Tennessee Powerball players matched all five white balls correctly to win at least $200,000 in last night's Powerball draw. The winning tickets were purchased in Knoxville, Maryville, Ramer and two in Nashville. One of the Nashville players however, also chose the Power Play option tripling their $200,000 prize to $600,000. No additional information is available about the winners until they claim their prize.

A player in Missouri purchased the winning $254 million Powerball jackpot ticket. In addition to the five second tier prize winners, Tennessee enjoyed another 94,764 winners who purchased tickets from retailers throughout the state. By selecting the Power Play option, 18,786 players multiplied their winnings by three.

In other news, the Lotto 5 jackpot continues to grow as an incredible $700,000 rolls for the next drawing on Friday, January 26.

And remember, Million $ Madness is on sale now for a limited time at all Lottery retailers – don’t miss your best chance yet to win $1 million!

Please visit www.tnlottery.com 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 December 31, 2006, the Lottery has raised more than $763 million to fund specific education programs, including college scholarships, pre-kindergarten and after-school programs. For more information, please visit www.tnlottery.com. For information about Lottery-funded scholarships, visit www.collegepaystn.com.


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