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Thursday, March 8, 2007
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NASHVILLE - A player in Old Hickory won $200,000 in Wednesday night’s Powerball drawing. In addition, there were nearly 40,000 winners who purchased tickets from retailers in the state of Tennessee, including 8,634 players who multiplied their winnings by five with Power Play.

The Powerball jackpot for the next drawing on Saturday, March 10 is estimated at $142 million.

In other news, the Lotto 5 jackpot reaches $215,000 for the next drawing on Friday, March 9. Last night’s drawing produced 1,852 winners, including 62 players who each won $170 and 1,790 players who each won $9.

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 and click on “winning numbers” for complete detailed charts on the Lotto 5 drawing.

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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