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$200,000 POWERBALL TICKET SOLD IN LA VERGNE
Thursday, March 17, 2011
Media Contact:  Rachel Petrie
615-324-6555 Office
615-351-6972 Mobile
 

NASHVILLE - Nearly 18,000 players hold winning tickets from Wednesday night's Powerball drawing including a lucky player who purchased a ticket in La Vergne and matched all 5 white balls to win $200,000! No additional information is available until the player redeems the prize.

Jackpots for all drawing-style games rolled for this weekend’s drawings and leading the way, an incredible $201 million jackpot for Friday night’s MEGA MILLIONS drawing.

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 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 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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