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OVER 40,000 TENNESSEE WEEKEND WINS! Mega Millions jackpot ticket sold in MI
Sunday, May 15, 2011
Media Contact:  Rachel Petrie
615-324-6555 Office

NASHVILLE - A Mega Millions jackpot ticket was sold in Michigan to win Friday night’s drawing of the $27 million prize. In Tennessee, more than 40,000 winning tickets were purchased for the Lottery’s popular draw-style games of Powerball, Mega Millions and Tennessee Cash creating happy winners and additional revenue for Lottery-funded programs.

Jackpots for this week’s draw-style games are as follows: POWERBALL now stands at $97 million, TENNESSEE CASH has grown to $280,000 and MEGA MILLIONS begins a new run with a $12 million jackpot.

Please visit 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 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 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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