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LOTTO 5 JACKPOT HEATS UP OVER ONE-HALF MILLION! $15 Million Powerball Win in South Carolina
Thursday, April 5, 2007
Media Contact:  Rachel Petrie
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NASHVILLE - The weather may be cooling off but Lotto 5’s jackpot is heating up as an estimated $510,000 rolls for the next drawing on Friday, April 6. Last night’s drawing produced a total of 2,368 winners, including 54 players who each won $259 and 2,314 players who each won $9.

In other news, a player in South Carolina won Wednesday night’s $15 million Powerball jackpot. In addition, over 22,747 players in Tennessee became Powerball winners including one player who won $10,000 and 5,907 Power Play winners who multiplied their prize by five. Saturday night's Powerball jackpot stands at $15 million.

And be sure to pick up a Million $ Madness ticket, available at any Lottery retailer, for the drawing on May 14. 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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