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$2 MILLION POWERBALL WINNER IN ERIN; MEGA MILLIONS WON IN NY
Sunday, March 1, 2015
Media Contact:  Kym Gerlock
 

There's a Powerball ticket purchased in the northwest Tennessee town of Erin now worth $2 million after Saturday night's Powerball drawing. The lucky ticket matched five of six numbers drawn, which begins as a $1 million prize. Since the as-yet-unknown player added the Power Play option for an extra dollar, the prize was doubled. No additional information about the winner is available until the prize is claimed.

Meanwhile this weekend, the Mega Millions jackpot of $127 million was won in New York.

For information about the Lottery, games, winners and more, visit tnlottery.com.

About the Tennessee Education Lottery

The Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation operates entirely from the revenue it generates through the sale of its products. Lottery ticket sales 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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