Lottery Tennessee on Facebook
The Board
President & CEO
Executive Staff
Tennessee Lottery facebook page Tennessee Lottery Twitter page twitter facebook
MEGA-JACKPOTS WON FOR POWERBALL, MEGA MILLIONS; $1 MILLION TICKET SOLD IN CHATTANOOGA Powerball Hit in Florida, Mega Millions Split Between Winners in VA, NJ; Over 173,000 Winning Tickets for Both Ga
Sunday, May 19, 2013
Media Contact:  Kym Gerlock
615-324-6556 Office
615-604-2827 Mobile
 

NASHVILLE - The exciting run of Powerball and Mega Millions jackpots culminated this weekend with winners of both mega-jackpots drawn. In Tennessee, both drawings created a total of over 173,000 winning tickets, with a $1 million Powerball ticket sold in Chattanooga. The lucky winner of the Powerball jackpot of $590.5 million purchased the ticket in Florida, while the winning tickets of the $190 million Mega Millions jackpot were drawn in New Jersey and Virginia.

No additional information is available about the winners until the prizes are claimed.

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 $2.6 billion for these programs. In addition to the educational beneficiaries, players have won over $6 billion in prizes and Lottery retailer partners have earned more than $659 million in retailer commissions.

For more information, please visit www.tnlottery.com.

For information about Lottery-funded scholarships, visit www.collegepaystn.com. For a county-by-county breakdown of the number of students who benefit, visit www.seehowitaddsup.com.

Return to Newsroom