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Sunday, July 10, 2011
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NASHVILLE - Friday night's MEGA MILLIONS drawing created nearly 5,000 winning tickets in Tennessee, including one worth $250,000 that was sold in Lakeland in Shelby County. No further information is available until the prize is claimed.

In addition, jackpots for all drawing-style games rolled for this week’s drawings. POWERBALL now stands at $48 million, MEGA MILLIONS is at $24 million and Tennessee's own TENNESSEE CASH is now at $340,000.
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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