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Sunday, August 29, 2010
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NASHVILLE - A Mega Millions jackpot ticket was purchased for Friday night’s drawing in California to win the $133 million prize while in Tennessee, more than 12,500 winning Mega Millions 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 nearly 40,000 winners!

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 Corporation 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 initiatives including college scholarships 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 For information about Lottery-funded scholarships, visit To see a county-by-county breakdown of the number of students who benefit, visit


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