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POWERBALL ROLLS TO $170 MILLION; MEGA WIN IN CALIFORNIA
Sunday, March 07, 2010
Media Contact:  Kym Gerlock
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More than 30,000 Tennessee Powerball tickets were winners in Saturday night's drawing as the popular game's jackpot continues to grow, now estimated at $170 million. Meanwhile, a lucky Mega Millions ticket purchased in California won Friday night's jackpot worth an estimated $133 million.



For information about the Lottery's other weekend drawings, please visit www.tnlottery.com and click on “winning numbers.” Look for drawing broadcasts on Lottery partner stations throughout the state. Please note that broadcast times may vary.



About the Tennessee Education Lottery

The Tennessee Education Lottery operates entirely from the revenue it generates through the sale of its products. Net proceeds from sales of Lottery tickets, currently averaging over $5 million per week, fund specific education programs, including college scholarships, pre-kindergarten and after-school programs. Since the Tennessee Lottery began selling tickets on Jan. 20, 2004, it has raised more than $1.6 billion for these programs, and returned to Tennessee communities nearly $3.6 billion in prizes and nearly $393 million in retailer commissions. For more information, please visit www.tnlottery.com. For information about Lottery-funded scholarships, visit www.collegepaystn.com.

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