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Monday, April 8, 2013
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Topping the weekend news from the Tennessee Lottery is a $250,000 Mega Millions win by a player who purchased the lucky ticket in Oakland, located in southwest Tennessee. The big win came after Friday night's drawing, which also created a jackpot that now stands at $56 million. Jackpots have also grown for Powerball, now at $60 million, and Tennessee Cash, which stands at a an all-time high of $1.7 million for Monday. Excitement is also high about the Lottery's four new instant-ticket games that launched this week, one of which offers a record-breaking instant prize of $5 million!

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 $5.3 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 $2.55 billion for these programs. In addition to the educational beneficiaries, players have won over $5.8 billion in prizes and Lottery retailer partners have earned more than $636 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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