NASHVILLE - Over 44,000 Powerball winners purchased tickets from retailers in the state of Tennessee, including a player in Gainesboro in Jackson County who turned a $200,000 winning ticket into $400,000 because the player chose the Power Play option! No additional information is available until the player claims the prize.
In other news, the Lotto 5 jackpot reaches $140,000 for the next drawing on Monday, August 6. Friday night’s drawing produced 1,415 winners, including 39 players who each won $225.
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 June 30, 2007, the Lottery has raised more than $919 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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