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$200,000 POWERBALL WIN IN UNICOI! Powerball climbs to $173 million
Thursday, February 26, 2009
Media Contact:  Rachel Petrie
615-324-6555 Office
615-351-6972 Mobile
 

NASHVILLE - Excitement continues to build as the Powerball jackpot climbs to $173 million for Saturday night's drawing. In addition, a ticket sold in Unicoi matched five numbers after last night's Powerball drawing, which means the player will win $200,000. No additional information is available until the prize is claimed.

Please visit www.tnlottery.com and click on “winning numbers” for complete detailed charts on all Lottery drawings. Look for drawing broadcasts on Lottery partner stations throughout the state. Please note that broadcast times may vary.

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 nearly $3 billion in prizes and over $319 million in retailer commissions. For more information, please visit www.tnlottery.com. For information about Lottery-funded scholarships, visit www.collegepaystn.com.

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