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Each online drawing has a "draw break," which is a short period of time when tickets cannot be purchased on the day of the drawing just prior to the draw. After the draw occurs, tickets may once again be purchased. Please note, there are no draw breaks for KENO To Go.
- Powerball draw break begins at approximately 9:00 p.m. CT (10:00 p.m. ET).
- Mega Millions draw break begins at approximately 9:45 p.m. CT (10:45 p.m. ET).
- Lotto America draw break begins at approximately 9:00 p.m. CT (10:00 p.m. ET).
- CASH 4 LIFE draw break begins at approximately 7:45 p.m. CT (8:45 p.m. ET).
- Tennessee Cash draw break begins at approximately 10:15 p.m. CT (11:15 p.m. ET).
- Cash 3 and Cash 4 draw breaks are approximately 20 minutes prior to the draw time.
Cash 3, Cash 4, Tennessee Cash, and KENO To Go drawings are conducted in Nashville using one of two automated drawing machines. These are stand-alone computers that operate as random number generators. A random number generator consists of highly secure computerized systems that generate numbers in a random manner, with no human involvement. The drawings are videotaped.
Once the winning numbers are drawn, they can be viewed on TEL broadcast television stations, on our website, or with the TN Lottery app.Powerball, Mega Millions, Lotto America and CASH 4 LIFE are multi-state drawings not held in Tennessee.To schedule an appointment to view a mid-day drawing at the Lottery, please call our Nashville Headquarters at 615-324-6500.