NASHVILLE - A whopping $1,685,714 win in Hohenwald last night brings the number of Tennessee Lottery wins of $1 million or more to 145, and breaks the previous record for a single winner in this Tennessee-only drawing-style game. The lucky Tennessee Cash ticket was purchased by a player in this Lewis County town, and the Lottery is looking forward to meeting the as-yet-unknown person. No additional information is available until the prize is claimed.
Last night's win is the 52nd Tennessee Cash jackpot win since the game launched October 3, 2010. The previous record for a single winner is $1.52 million, and the record high overall is a $2.2 million jackpot split between two tickets. For more details about the game, visit tnlottery.com.
About the Tennessee Education Lottery
Since the Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation began selling tickets on Jan. 20, 2004, it has raised more than $3 billion for specific education programs in Tennessee, including college scholarships and after-school programs.
In addition to the educational beneficiaries, players have won over $7.5 billion in prizes and Lottery retailer partners have earned over $776 million in retailer commissions.
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