NASHVILLE - It’s an early Holiday gift for a lucky player in Memphis who won $1 million playing Powerball! The ticket matched all five white balls selected in the Dec. 1 drawing and used the Power Play option, which is why the $200,000 was transformed into a $1 million prize. This marks the 68th win of $1 million or more since the Lottery's inception. In addition, a winning ticket for the $95.3 million Powerball jackpot was purchased in Arizona.
No additional information about the Memphis win is available until the player claims the prize.
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 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 $1.8 billion for these programs, and returned to Tennessee communities more than $4.10 billion in prizes and more than $449.7 million in retailer commissions. For more information, please visit www.tnlottery.com. For information about Lottery-funded scholarships, visit www.collegepaystn.com. To see a county-by-county breakdown of the number of students who benefit, visit www.seehowitaddsup.com.
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