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NEARLY 61,000 POWERBALL WINS IN TN; $336.4 MILLION JACKPOT HIT IN RI
Sunday, February 12, 2012
Media Contact:  Kym Gerlock
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NASHVILLE - The exciting jackpot roll for the popular Powerball game culminated over the weekend with a drawing on Saturday night that created nearly 61,000 winning tickets in Tennessee alone and a mind-boggling jackpot win of $336.4 million in Rhode Island.

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 $5.3 million per week, fund specific education programs, including college scholarships and after-school programs.

Since the Lottery began selling tickets on January 20, 2004, it has raised more than $2.2 billion for these programs. In addition to the educational beneficiaries, players have won over $5 billion in prizes and Lottery retailer partners have earned nearly $549 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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