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Thursday, May 24, 2007
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NASHVILLE - A winning $62.8 million Powerball jackpot ticket was purchased in New Mexico for Wednesday night’s drawing, which also produced more than 27,500 winning tickets in Tennessee. By selecting the Power Play option, over 7,000 of those winning players quadrupled their prize amounts.

The Lotto 5 Jackpot reaches $135,000 as it rolls over to the next drawing on Friday, May 25. Last night’s drawing produced 1,339 winners, including 45 players who each won $174 and 1,294 players who each won $10.

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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