NASHVILLE—As fever grows for tonight's Powerball jackpot of $359 Million, the 199th Tennessee Lottery ticket worth $1 million or more was won in LaVergne last night. That player matched 5 of 6 numbers drawn in the Mega Millions game, and begs the question: Who will be Lucky #200?
No additional information about the LaVergne winner is available until the prize is claimed.
Meanwhile, the jackpot for tonight's Powerball drawing is $359 million with an estimated cash value of $219.6 million. This is the 11th largest jackpot in Powerball history, and the 19th drawing since the most recent Powerball jackpot winner on Sept. 17, 2016 in Georgia of $246.8 million.
About the Tennessee Education Lottery
The Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation operates entirely from the revenue it generates through the sale of its products. Since January 20, 2004, the Lottery has raised more than $3.9 billion to fund designated education programs, including college grants and scholarships, after-school programs and Tennessee Promise.
In addition to the educational beneficiaries, players have won more than $10.4 billion in prizes and Lottery retailers have earned more than $1 billion in retailer commissions.
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