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OVER 26,000 WINNERS FROM LOTTO 5, POWERBALL DRAWINGS!
Thursday, April 12, 2007
Media Contact:  Rachel Petrie
615-324-6555 Office
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NASHVILLE - Over 26,000 winners were created in Tennessee after Wednesday night’s drawings of Lotto 5 and Powerball. The jackpots for the two popular games will roll for this weekend’s drawings with Lotto 5 at an estimated $95,000 for Friday night’s draw and Powerball at an estimated $27 million for Saturday night’s draw.

Last night’s drawing produced 25,008 Powerball winners in Tennessee, with 6,568 of them doubling their prize, thanks to the Power Play option. In Lotto 5, last night's drawing produced 1,345 winners, including 46 players who won $167 each.

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 www.tnlottery.com 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 www.tnlottery.com. For information about Lottery-funded scholarships, visit www.collegepaystn.com.

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