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Saturday, March 5, 2011
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NASHVILLE - A rainy weekend became much brighter for a lucky player in East Ridge in Hamilton County who purchased a "Tennessee Cash" ticket to win the jackpot of $1,166,149! The ticket matched all five numbers and the Cash Ball drawn Friday night, making it the largest jackpot win for the state's own draw-style game and the 73rd prize of $1 million or more. No additional information is available until the player claims the prize.
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About the Tennessee 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 programs, including college scholarships and after-school programs. Since the Lottery began selling tickets on Jan. 20, 2004, it has raised more than $1.9 billion for these programs. In addition to the educational beneficiaries, players have won $4.3 billion in prizes and Lottery retailer partners have earned $472.6 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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