NASHVILLE - A Powerball ticket sold in Collierville is worth $1 million after it matched 5 of 6 numbers drawn Wednesday. Added to that big news is the continuing climb of the game’s triple-digit jackpot, now at $360 million for Saturday. The Collierville ticket is the 156th Tennessee Lottery ticket sold worth $1 million or more since inception. No additional information about the winner is available until the prize is 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 $6 million per week, fund specific education programs, including college scholarships, after-school programs and the new Tennessee Promise initiative.
Since the Lottery began selling tickets on Jan. 20, 2004, it has raised more than $3.2 billion for these programs. In addition to the educational beneficiaries, players have won over $7.9 billion in prizes and Lottery retailer partners have earned over $822 million in retailer commissions.
For more information, please visit www.tnlottery.com.
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