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Thursday, May 3, 2007
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NASHVILLE - The Powerball and Lotto 5 jackpots continue to grow for the weekend drawings of these two popular games. Powerball climbs to an estimated $20 million for its next drawing on Saturday, May 5. Although no player matched all six numbers correctly in last night’s drawing, there were 23,191 winners who purchased tickets from retailers in the state of Tennessee. By selecting the Power Play option, 6,510 players tripled their winnings.

The Lotto 5 Jackpot reaches $135,000 as it rolls over to the next drawing on Friday, May 4. Wednesday night’s drawing produced 1,326 winners, including 37 players who each won $202 and 1,289 players who each won $9.

And don’t miss out on the May 14 Million $ Madness drawing, your best chance yet to win $1 million! The raffle-style game will award four prizes of $1 million each, two prizes of $50,000 each and 100 prizes of $500 each. Tickets are on sale now 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 March 31, 2007, the Lottery has raised over $842 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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