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Thursday, July 5, 2007
Media Contact:  Rachel Petrie
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NASHVILLE - Excitement is building as the Lotto 5 and Powerball jackpots continue to climb for this weekend’s drawings. The Lotto 5 jackpot surpasses one-half million and climbs to an estimated $560,000 and the Powerball jackpot is at an estimated $27 million.

Last night’s Lotto 5 drawing produced 2,422 winners throughout the state, including 66 players who each won $203. In addition, a total of 24,222 winning Powerball tickets were purchased in Tennessee with over 4,800 of those wins being multiplied by five thanks to the Power Play option.

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 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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