NASHVILLE— As the mega jackpots for Powerball and Mega Millions continue to soar, the games create thousands of winners of a variety of prize levels along the way. Last night, a lucky Powerball player in Erin won $50,000 by matching four of the five white numbers drawn plus the red Powerball.
No information about the winner is available until the prize is claimed.
About the Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation
The Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation operates entirely from the revenue it generates through the sale of its products. Since January 20, 2004, the Lottery has raised more than $4.6 billion to fund designated education programs, including after-school programs, college grants and scholarships and the Governor’s Drive to 55 initiatives.
In addition to the educational beneficiaries, players have won more than $12.6 billion in prizes and Lottery retailers have earned more than $1.2 billion in retailer commissions.