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Thursday, February 15, 2007
Media Contact:  Rachel Petrie
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NASHVILLE - It was a very happy Valentine’s Day for a player in Jackson who won the $156,479 Lotto 5 jackpot from Wednesday night’s drawing. Other winners include 31 players who won $311 each and 1,599 players who won $9 each. No further information is available until the player claims the prize.

In addition, there were 26,069 Powerball winners who purchased tickets from retailers in the state of Tennessee. By selecting the Power Play option, 6,565 players multiplied their winnings by three. The Powerball jackpot is estimated at $58 million for the next drawing on Saturday, February 17.

And, don't forget: Tickets are going fast for Million $ Madness, your best chance yet to win $1 million! Tickets are on sale now for a limited time at all Lottery retailers.

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 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 For information about Lottery-funded scholarships, visit


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