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$220 MILLION POWERBALL JACKPOT; WINNING MEGA MILLIONS TICKET SOLD IN OHIO
Sunday, August 07, 2011
Media Contact:  Kym Gerlock
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—Things are really heating up with the Tennessee Lottery and its Powerball game, which created nearly 31,650 winning tickets and a whopping $220 million jackpot from Saturday night’s drawing. Also in the weekend news is that a lucky player in Ohio purchased a Mega Millions ticket that won the jackpot of $99 million.

Please visit www.tnlottery.com 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 $4.6 billion in prizes and Lottery retailer partners have earned $509 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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