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$400 MILLION POWERBALL JACKPOT 3RD HIGHEST IN GAME HISTORY; HOT LOTTO WON IN N.MEXICO
Sunday, August 04, 2013
Media Contact:  Kym Gerlock
 

The POWERBALL jackpot has grown once again, this time to a jaw-dropping $400 million for Wednesday night, the third largest in the game's history. Although there were no jackpot winners, in Tennessee alone the exciting POWERBALL drawing over the weekend created 29,653 winning tickets throughout the state. In other news, the jackpot of $7,360,000 for HOT LOTTO, Tennessee's newest drawing-style game, was won in New Mexico.

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 $2.7 billion for these programs. In addition to the educational beneficiaries, players have won over $6.3 billion in prizes and Lottery retailer partners have earned nearly $684 million in retailer commissions.

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

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