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$1 MILLION MEMPHIS WINNER "READY TO RELAX!"
Monday, May 09, 2011
Media Contact:  Kym Gerlock
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Rebecca Hargrove helps Alex (r) and friend celebrate the big win!

Alex Thomas, a cook from Memphis, was thrilled with his $1 million Powerball win from the drawing held on Saturday, May 8. Alex, who purchased the lucky ticket at Monte’s Market, 4514 Millbranch Road in Memphis, says he is ready to relax a little! Congrats to Alex!
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 $2 billion for these programs. In addition to the educational beneficiaries, players have won $4.54 billion in prizes and Lottery retailer partners have earned $496.4 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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