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IN MEMPHIS – $200,000 PB WIN & $46,225 LOTTO 5 JACKPOT WIN!
Sunday, February 18, 2007
Media Contact:  Rachel Petrie
615-324-6555 Office
615-351-6972 Mobile

NASHVILLE - Over 32,000 Lottery winners were created this weekend with two Memphis tickets winning big! One ticket matched 5 of 5 in Saturday’s Powerball drawing to win $200,000, and the other ticket wins the $46,225 Lotto 5 jackpot from Friday night’s drawing. No further information is available until the prizes are claimed. Please note; all Tennessee Lottery offices will be closed Monday, February 19 in observance of President’s Day.

In other Powerball news, there were 30,680 winners who purchased tickets from retailers in the state of Tennessee. By selecting the Power Play option, 7,786 of those players multiplied their winnings by three. The Powerball jackpot is estimated at $67 million for the next drawing on Wednesday, February 21.

And don’t miss out on 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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