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OVER 54,000 TENNESSEE WINS; MEGA MILLIONS JACKPOT WIN IN NY
Sunday, April 17, 2011
Media Contact:  Rachel Petrie
615-324-6555 Office
615-351-6972 Mobile
 

NASHVILLE - A Mega Millions jackpot ticket was purchased for Friday night’s drawing in New York to win the $72 million prize while in Tennessee, nearly 10,000 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 Tennessee Cash produced over 54,000 winning tickets!

Meanwhile, excitement is high for Monday night's drawing of Tennessee's own Tennessee Cash with a jackpot that now stands at $735,000!

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 $4.47 billion in prizes and Lottery retailer partners have earned $489.75 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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