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POWERBALL & LOTTO 5 JACKPOTS ON THE INCREASE!
Sunday, May 27, 2007
Media Contact:  Rachel Petrie
615-324-6555 Office
615-351-6972 Mobile
 

NASHVILLE - The Powerball jackpot is on the increase as an estimated $20 million rolls for the next drawing on Wednesday, May30. Although no player matched all six numbers correctly in last night’s drawing, there were 21,397 winners who purchased tickets from retailers in the state of Tennessee. By selecting the Power Play option, 5,617 players multiplied their winnings by four.

The Lotto 5 Jackpot reaches $175,000 as it rolls over to the next drawing on Monday, May 28. Friday night’s drawing produced 1,598 winners, including 49 players who each won $185 and 1,549 players who each won $9.

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


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