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OVER 48,000 POWERBALL WINNERS IN TN! PB jackpot tickets sold in DE & PA
Sunday, March 1, 2009
Media Contact:  Rachel Petrie
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NASHVILLE - Two winning Powerball jackpot tickets were purchased for Saturday night’s drawing, one in Delaware and one in Pennsylvania, to share the $174.4 million prize. Meanwhile, more than 48,000 winning Powerball tickets were purchased in Tennessee. By selecting the Power Play option, over 10,700 of those winning Tennessee players multiplied their prize amounts by five.

Please visit 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 For information about Lottery-funded scholarships, visit


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