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Sunday, July 5, 2009
Media Contact:  Kym Gerlock
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The top weekend news from the Tennessee Lottery is that a LOTTO PLUS ticket worth $3 million was sold in Nashville! This is the second highest LOTTO PLUS jackpot win since the game began over a year ago. The largest LOTTO PLUS jackpot of $11.7 million was won on January 20, 2009. No additional information about the exciting win is available until the prize is claimed.
Meanwhile, jackpots for the Lottery's other drawing style games rolled, with Powerball at $30 million for Wednesday and PICK 5 at $160,000 for Monday's drawing. 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 $1.4 billion for these programs, and returned to Tennessee communities more than $3 billion in prizes and more than $339 million in retailer commissions. For more information, please visit For information about Lottery-funded scholarships, visit

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