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WEEKEND DRAWINGS CREATE OVER 50,000 TN WINS! MEGA WIN IN ILLINOIS, POWERBALL IN NEW JERSEY
Sunday, March 14, 2010
Media Contact:  Kym Gerlock
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More than 50,000 Tennessee Lottery wins were created over the weekend, while jackpots for both mega games were hit in other states. Friday night's Mega Millions drawing created a jackpot win in Illinois, while Saturday night's Powerball jackpot of $211.7 million was hit in New Jersey.



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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