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MUSIC CITY WOMAN IS HOLLYWOOD BOUND! 1st winner of Lottery’s new “Deal or No Deal” Second Chance Drawing “still in shock!”
Monday, November 12, 2007
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NASHVILLE - Hollywood, here she comes! Nashville’s Brenda Chambers, 47, is the first of four Tennessee Lottery winners who will receive a trip to Hollywood and a chance to play “Deal or No Deal” with Howie, the Banker and the popular 26 models.

“I’m still in shock!” said Brenda, who works at Nashville’s Temple Hills Golf Club. “I love the show … I think Howie is great!”

It’s all part of the Tennessee Lottery’s “Deal or No Deal” instant ticket game. Not only can players win up to $100,000 instantly, but they can register non-winning tickets for a chance to be one of four—make that three, now that Brenda has won—Tennessee players to go to Hollywood. Once in sunny California, Brenda will win between $5,000 and $25,000 and a chance to play “Deal or No Deal,” which offers the chance to win up to $1 million.

Last, but not least, the “Deal or No Deal” instant ticket game includes a final second-chance drawing from non-winning entries for a prize of $1 million. This Grand Prize Drawing will include finalists from all other participating lotteries and will be held on Sept. 17, 2008.

Although Brenda has traveled around the country, she says it has been a long time since she has seen Hollywood. “I still can’t believe it!” she said. “This will be fantastic!”

For more details about “Deal or No Deal” and how to register non-winning “Deal or No Deal” tickets, please visit

Since the Tennessee Lottery began selling tickets on Jan. 20, 2004, it has raised more than $1 billion to fund specific education programs, including college scholarships, pre-kindergarten and after-school programs. For more information, please visit For information about Lottery-funded scholarships, visit


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