NASHVILLE— A Tennessee Lottery Powerball player in Memphis won $50,000 last night by matching four of five white balls drawn plus the Powerball, making him or her the ninth winner of this prize level in just over a month. Last night’s winner won $50,000 with the number combination, but other winners have multiplied the prize using the “Power Play” option.
There were a total of 17,889 winning Powerball tickets in Tennessee on Wednesday night, and the jackpot has grown to $250 million for Saturday.
No information is available about the winner until the prize is claimed.
About the Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation
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 $4.3 billion to fund designated education programs, including after-school programs, college grants and scholarships and the Governor’s Drive to 55 initiatives.
In addition to the educational beneficiaries, players have won more than $11.8 billion in prizes and Lottery retailers have earned more than $1.1 billion in retailer commissions.
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