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NEW GAME HAS HIGHEST PRIZE PAYOUT PERCENTAGE IN TN LOTTERY HISTORY “Tennessee Millionaires Club” includes 20 prizes of $1 million each!
Monday, February 2, 2009
Media Contact:  Kym Gerlock
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NASHVILLE - Introducing “Tennessee Millionaires Club,” a new instant-ticket game from the Tennessee Lottery with the highest prize payout percentage of any game in its five-year history. Of the more than $150 million in cash prizes included in the game, which goes on sale Tuesday, Feb. 3, “Tennessee Millionaires Club” includes 20 prizes of $1 million each.

“Imagine winning $1 million just by scratching a ticket!” said Rebecca Hargrove, President and CEO. “We anticipate that this game will attract more players than ever, which will add to the $1.3 billion generated for education.”

In addition to 20 million-dollar prizes, “Tennessee Millionaires Club” includes over 8,000 prizes from $1,000 to $25,000 and over 720,000 prizes from $50 to $500.

For more details about these and other games, see your nearest Lottery retailer, visit or call Player Services at 1-877-7TN-PLAY. In the Nashville area, call 254-4946.

About the Tennessee Education Lottery
The Tennessee Education Lottery operates entirely from the revenue it generates through the sale of its products. Net proceeds from sales of Lottery tickets, currently averaging over $5 million per week, fund specific education programs, including college scholarships, pre-kindergarten and after-school programs. Since the Tennessee Lottery began selling tickets on Jan. 20, 2004, it has raised more than $1.3 billion for these programs, and returned to Tennessee communities more than $2.7 billion in prizes and nearly $308 million in retailer commissions. For more information, please visit For information about Lottery-funded scholarships, visit


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