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Thursday, October 4, 2007
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NASHVILLE - Last night’s Powerball drawing produced a third jackpot win in as many draws – this time, a winning $15 million Powerball jackpot ticket was purchased in Connecticut. Could Tennessee be next? We’ll see! The next Powerball drawing is Saturday, October 6, with a grand prize of $15 million.

In other news, the Lotto 5 Jackpot reaches $255,000 as it rolls over to the next drawing on Friday, October 5. Last night’s drawing produced 2,145 winners, including 85 players who each won $114 and 2,060 players who each won $7.

Please visit and click on “winning numbers” for complete detailed charts on both drawings.

Lotto 5 drawings are broadcast Monday, Wednesday and Friday nights at 10:34 p.m. CT (11:34 p.m. ET); Powerball drawings are broadcast Wednesdays and Saturdays at 9:59 p.m. CT (10:59 p.m. ET). Drawings are broadcast 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 June 30, 2007, the Lottery has raised more than $919 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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