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Sunday, January 8, 2012
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And the big wins keep coming! A lucky player who purchased a Mega Millions ticket in Hendersonville wins a cool $1 million by matching five of five white numbers drawn Friday night. This marks the 85th win of $1 million or more since the Tennessee Lottery began selling tickets nearly eight years ago. More news from Friday night includes a Tennessee Cash winner who purchased a ticket in Memphis now worth $29,149 after matching five of six numbers drawn.
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 $2.16 billion for these programs. In addition to the educational beneficiaries, players have won over $4.9 billion in prizes and Lottery retailer partners have earned over $535 million in retailer commissions.
For more information, please visit For information about Lottery-funded scholarships, visit see a county-by-county breakdown of the number of students who benefit, visit

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