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NEARLY 40,000 WINNERS IN TN! PB jackpot tickets sold in KY & IL
Sunday, December 12, 2010
Media Contact:  Rachel Petrie
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NASHVILLE - Two winning Powerball jackpot tickets were purchased for Saturday night’s drawing, one in Kentucky and one in Illinois, to share the $37.5 million prize while in Tennessee, nearly 20,000 winning Powerball tickets were purchased. In total, this weekend's drawings of the Tennessee Lottery’s popular online games of Powerball, Mega Millions and Tennessee Cash 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 $1.8 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 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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