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Wednesday, May 4, 2011
Media Contact:  Kym Gerlock
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The Tennessee Cash drawing on May 4 created a near-record breaking jackpot win of $1,149,210 for a player in Brentwood, just outside of Nashville. No additional information about the winner is available until the player claims the prize.
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 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 For information about about Lottery-funded scholarships, visit To see a county-by-county breakdown of the number of students who benefit, visit

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