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OVER 36,000 WEEKEND WINS IN TENNESSEE; POWERBALL JACKPOT WIN IN LA
Sunday, August 01, 2010
Media Contact:  Rachel Petrie
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NASHVILLE - A Powerball jackpot ticket was purchased for Saturday night’s drawing in Louisiana to win the $85.7 million prize while in Tennessee, more than 23,000 winning Powerball tickets were purchased. In total, this weekend's drawings of the Tennessee Lottery’s popular online games of Powerball, Mega Millions and Pick 5 produced an incredible 36,127 winners!

Please visit www.tnlottery.com 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 $1.7 billion for these programs, and returned to Tennessee communities more than $3.9 billion in prizes and more than $431.7 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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