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$250,000 WIN IN ATHENS!
Sunday, April 11, 2010
Media Contact:  Rachel Petrie
615-324-6555 Office

NASHVILLE - There's a big win in Athens in McMinn County after a lucky player matched all five white balls from Friday night's Mega Millions drawing to win $250,000! No additional information is available until the player redeems the prize.

Meanwhile, jackpots continue to grow for all the Tennessee Lottery's drawing-style games. The jackpot for Monday’s PICK 5 drawing stands at $160,000, the grand prize for MEGA MILLIONS is $105 million for Tuesday night’s drawing and POWERBALL'S jackpot for Wednesday ia $175 million.

Please visit and click on “winning numbers” for complete detailed charts on all Lottery drawings. 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 For information about Lottery-funded scholarships, visit


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