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Friday, May 20, 2011
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Congrats to Jeff and Lockie!

For Jeff Stengl of Lascassas, winning $100,000 from the Tennessee Lottery will help secure the future of his flooring business. “We haven’t been sure about what’s going to come,” said Jeff. “This will change everything.”
Jeff, 50, won the big prize by playing the Tennessee Lottery’s instant-ticket game, $2 Million Bonanza, which offers a variety of cash prizes of up to $2 million. He purchased the lucky ticket at Lascassas Market, 2712 Lascassas Pike.
"I’m also going to buy a car for my girlfriend!” said Jeff, hugging Lockie Richardson, who came with him to the Lottery’s Nashville headquarters to claim the prize.
Jeff is originally from Chicago and enjoys playing a variety of the Lottery’s games. “Winning like this is what it’s all about. I tell people, ‘You can’t win if you don’t play!’”
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 about Lottery-funded scholarships, visit To see a county-by-county breakdown of the number of students who benefit, visit

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