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8/20/2015
NON-WINNING TICKET BRINGS $1 MILLION PLAY IT AGAIN! WIN!
A Nashville man turned a non-winning instant ticket into a $1 million win by entering it into the Tennessee Lottery’s Play It Again! drawing held this week. Lottery President and CEO Rebecca Hargrove called Joshua H. to deliver the news, and greeted him the next day when he and wife Megan came to claim the prize. Visit tnvipsuite.com to learn more about how to Play It Again!—easier than ever with the new TN VIP app.

8/7/2015
Johnson City Couple Wins $200,000 with MONOPOLY MILLIONAIRES' CLUB!
Luckily for this Johnson City couple, the second Monopoly Millionaires’ Club ticket they purchased this week turned out to be worth $200,000! Congrats to the Lees, who plan to buy a house with their winnings.

8/2/2015
LOTTERY WEEKEND DRAWING WRAP-UP
This weekend’s drawings for the Tennessee Lottery created over 41,000 winning tickets in Tennessee including a $30,000 Powerball Power Play winner and a $15,146 Tennessee Cash winner. In addition, Saturday’s Powerball jackpot was won in California and Friday’s Mega Millions jackpot was won in Missouri.

7/23/2015
$1 MILLION POWERBALL WIN IN NASHVILLE!
A lucky Powerball player is holding a ticket purchased in Nashville now worth a cool $1 million after last night’s drawing. This makes the 18th win of $1 million or more this year, and the 171st such win since the Lottery began selling tickets January 20, 2004.

7/22/2015
Mega Millions Jackpot Ticket Sold In PA
The Mega Millions jackpot of $152 million was won in Pennsylvania on Tuesday, July 21. In Tennessee, the drawing created over 26,000 winning tickets.

7/20/2015
Lottery Posts 11th Consecutive Record Year; Sales Increased by 4.1 Percent, Total Funding For Education Now Exceeds $3.4 Billion
Posting record sales for the 11th consecutive year, the Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation today announced its sales and proceeds figures for Fiscal Year 2015. The Lottery reported $1.475 Billion in total sales for the period from July 1, 2014, through June 30, 2015, an increase of $58.7 Million, or 4.1 percent, over last year’s previous sales record of $1.417 Billion. This year’s sales resulted in a contribution of $347.7 Million for all education programs funded by the Lottery, also a record.

7/16/2015
$942,088 TENNESSEE CASH JACKPOT WON IN WINCHESTER!
A lucky Tennessee Lottery player who purchased a Tennessee Cash game ticket in Winchester has won $942,088 after matching all numbers drawn in last night's drawing. This is the 58th jackpot won in this Tennessee-only game since it began in October 3, 2010.

7/13/2015
Lawrence County Player Wins $50,000
Donna Douglass of Lawrenceburg has joked in the past about winning a large lottery prize. Now, with today's $50,000 win from a lucky JUMBO BUCKS instant ticket, there's no need to keep the joke alive! Donna, a truck driver, said she plans to pay bills and take her husband on a cruise. Bon voyage!

7/6/2015
NEW INSTANT GAMES THIS WEEK; $70 Million Powerball Jackpot Won in Missouri
The start of each month brings the launch of new instant games from the Tennessee Lottery, available at more than 5,000 Lottery locations throughout the state. These new games add to the huge variety of colorful, fun tickets that offer all kinds of ways to win cash in an instant. In other news, Saturday night's Powerball jackpot was won in Missouri.

7/2/2015
Hot Lotto Jackpot Ticket Sold In KS
The Hot Lotto jackpot of $9.85 million was won in Kansas on Wednesday, July 2. In Tennessee, the drawing created nearly 8,000 winning tickets.

6/29/2015
$50,000 Win in Bradley County
Congratulations to Charles Turner of Cleveland in Bradley County, who won $50,000 playing the ever-popular Jumbo Bucks instant game. Charles purchased his lucky ticket at Harry’s #16 in Cleveland. What a nice way to start the week!

6/22/2015
Powerball Jackpot Ticket Sold in Florida
The Powerball jackpot of $80 million was won in Florida on Saturday, June 20. In Tennessee, the drawing created nearly 9,500 winning tickets.

6/11/2015
$1 MILLION POWERBALL WIN IN NEWPORT! 168th Win of $1 Million or More!
There’s a new Tennessee Lottery millionaire! A lucky player who purchased a Powerball ticket in Newport has won a cool $1 million after Wednesday night’s drawing, making him or her the 168th member of a “club” of winners who have won $1 million or more since the Lottery began in 2004. No additional information is known until the prize is claimed.

5/8/2015
$300,000 Winner in Hawkins County
Winning $300,000 is a lovely way to start one’s weekend and that’s exactly how Rogersville resident, Alma Ruiz, is beginning hers. She won the prize playing the instant game, Jumbo Jumbo Bucks, which she purchased at South Cumberland Amoco in Morristown. Sunny days ahead!

5/4/2015
14 LOTTERY MILLIONAIRES CREATED SO FAR THIS YEAR!
The first four months of the year have seen more Tennessee Lottery players win $1 million OR MORE than any similar period since inception, with six of those wins coming within a mere three-week span. The winners during that three-week period included a $50 million jackpot; 2 prizes of $2 million; 1 of $1,093,632; and 2 of $1 million.

4/28/2015
BRISTOL PLAYER WINS $400,000 JACKPOT!
A lucky Tennessee Lottery player who purchased a Tennessee Cash game ticket in Bristol won a $400,000 jackpot Monday night. No information is known about the winner until the prize is claimed.

4/17/2015
LOTTERY POSTS RECORD QUARTERLY RETURNS
The Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation today announced the Third Quarter for Fiscal Year 2015 produced the highest education funding of any three-month period since the Lottery’s inception in January 2004. The record-setting quarter, covering the period from January 1, 2015, through March 31, 2015, saw a return in total education funds surpassing $96.8 million, a 10.6% increase—or $9.3 million—over the same period last fiscal year, and $4.7 million more than the previous record set in the third quarter of Fiscal Year 2012.

4/12/2015
6th TENNESSEE LOTTERY MILLIONAIRE CREATED IN 3 WEEKS! $1 Million Powerball Win in Ardmore is Lottery's 165th of $1 Million or More
It's yet another millionaire in Tennessee! For the sixth time in a mere three weeks, a lucky Tennessee Lottery player has won $1 million or more. The latest winner is an as-yet unknown person who purchased a Powerball ticket in Ardmore that matched five of six numbers drawn Saturday night. This is the 165th Tennessee Lottery ticket sold worth $1 million or more since inception in January 2004.

4/10/2015
$50 MILLION POWERBALL JACKPOT WINNER CLAIMS PRIZE
A quick visit to a Harriman convenience store became the trip of a lifetime for a Knox County man who claimed a $50 million Powerball jackpot prize today at the Tennessee Lottery’s Nashville headquarters.

4/2/2015
4th MILLIONAIRE CREATED IN LESS THAN 2 WEEKS! $1,093,632 “TENNESSEE CASH” JACKPOT WON IN JASPER
It’s another millionaire in Tennessee! For the fourth time in less than two weeks, a lucky Tennessee Lottery player has become a millionaire. The latest winner is a player who purchased a Tennessee Cash ticket in Jasper that matched all six numbers drawn Wednesday night to win $1,093,632.

3/27/2015
MONOPOLY Millionaires’ Club™ TV Game Show Premieres March 28-29 Contestants Drawn from Lottery Players Top Prize of $1 Million!
The much-anticipated syndicated television game show, MONOPOLY Millionaires’ Club, premiers nationwide on Saturday, March 28 and Sunday March 29. Contestants are selected from a studio audience made up of lottery players who have won an all-expense paid trip to attend the show’s taping and an opportunity to win up to $1 million in cash and prizes.

3/26/2015
$2 MILLION POWERBALL WINNER IN NASHVILLE Third Big Powerball Win in Less Than a Week
Big wins are blooming like the daffodils across Tennessee as another Lottery Powerball player has won $2 million, this time in Nashville. The lucky ticket matched five of six numbers drawn, which begins as a $1 million prize. Since the player added the “Power Play” option for an extra dollar, the prize was doubled. In addition, a $40 million Powerball jackpot ticket was sold in New Jersey.

3/25/2015
Mega Millions Jackpot Ticket Sold in NY
The Mega Millions jackpot of $59 million was won in New York on Tuesday, March 24. In Tennessee, the drawing created nearly 17,000 winning tickets.

3/24/2015
$2 MILLION POWERBALL WINNERS FROM HOHENWALD CLAIM PRIZE $50 Million Jackpot Winner Remains Unknown
With attention focused statewide on the $50 million Powerball jackpot ticket sold in Harriman, a beaming couple from Hohenwald quietly dropped by Lottery Headquarters in Nashville Monday to collect their $2 million prize won from the same Powerball drawing.

3/23/2015
$50 MILLION POWERBALL JACKPOT TICKET SOLD at ROCKY TOP MARKET in HARRIMAN Additional Winning $2 Million Ticket Sold at Nick & Bubba’s Beer & Bait in Hohenwald Lucky Winners Should Sign Ticket,
As word spreads and excitement builds over Saturday night’s big news that a $50 million winning Powerball jackpot ticket was sold in East Tennessee, the Tennessee Lottery announced today the lucky ticket was purchased at Rocky Top Market, 1811 Roane Street, in Harriman. The retailer location will receive $25,000 for selling the winning jackpot ticket, in addition to a bright public spotlight and a few more Lottery customers in search of similar good fortune. A separate wave of anticipation is building in Hohenwald, where a $2 million Powerball ticket was sold at Nick & Bubba’s Beer & Bait, 281 Summertown Hwy. That retailer will receive $5,000.

3/18/2015
Lottery Joins Multi-State Launch of MONOPOLY Millionaires’ Club™ Instant Ticket; Companion TV Game Show Premieres March 28
The Tennessee Lottery will join with 13 other lotteries across the country March 24 to launch a “MONOPOLY Millionaires’ Club” instant ticket that offers players a chance to win a trip to Las Vegas to become contestants on a nationally syndicated, first-of-its-kind television game show.

3/8/2015
$1 MILLION POWERBALL WINNER IN FAYETTEVILLE
The weekend drawings created thousands of winners and brought great news to a player in Fayetteville who won $1 million in Saturday night’s Powerball drawing. The player’s ticket matched five numbers drawn, which is a guaranteed million-dollar prize. The Fayetteville ticket is the 158th Tennessee Lottery ticket sold worth $1 million or more since inception. No additional information about the winner is available until the prize is claimed

3/2/2015
$2 MILLION POWERBALL WINNER STARTED DANCING AT MIDNIGHT Winner From Erin Used Power Play to Double His Prize
When Benjamin Pendergrass checked his phone’s text message for the winning numbers from Saturday night’s Powerball drawing, he did a double take. Then a triple take. Once he realized his ticket matched five of the six winning numbers, he and co-workers on the late shift “started dancing all around!” It’s easy to see why: His lucky ticket, purchased at Wells Market in Erin, Houston County, was worth $2 million. “It was hard to believe,” said Mr. Pendergrass, who lives in Erin and works nearby at Tennessee Valley Authority. “When I started realizing I had matched more than a couple numbers, I was just happy I would win something. I couldn’t believe it when the numbers kept matching, right on up until the Powerball.”

3/1/2015
$2 MILLION POWERBALL WINNER IN ERIN; MEGA MILLIONS WON IN NY
There's a Powerball ticket purchased in the northwest Tennessee town of Erin now worth $2 million after Saturday night's Powerball drawing. The lucky ticket matched five of six numbers drawn, which begins as a $1 million prize. Since the as-yet-unknown player added the Power Play option for an extra dollar, the prize was doubled.

2/19/2015
LOTTERY SETS NEW RECORD FOR WEEKLY SALES Popular Instant Tickets, Half-Billion-Dollar Powerball Jackpot Produce Nearly $43 Million in Sales for the Week
Driven by strong demand for an array of creative instant games and a Powerball jackpot that reached more than $564 million, sales for the week ending February 15, 2015, set a new Tennessee Lottery record. Gross sales of $42,697,488 for the week shattered the previous mark of $41,000,831 for the week ending March 31, 2012.

2/12/2015
POWERBALL JACKPOT RUN = $12.3 MILLION FOR EDUCATION IN TENNESSEE Top Prize to be split by winners in North Carolina, Texas and Puerto Rico
For the Volunteer State, the incredible Powerball jackpot run that ended Wednesday night resulted in 122,142 winning tickets sold in the state, along with plenty of fun around water coolers, coffee shops, dinner tables, and the like. The most important outcome, however, is that approximately $12.3 million was generated for education in Tennessee during this jackpot cycle alone.

2/6/2015
POWERBALL JACKPOT PUSHED TO $380 MILLION FOR SATURDAY
Bustling sales and growing jackpot fever have helped push the jackpot for the popular game of Powerball from $360 million to an incredible $380 million for Saturday night’s drawing. With a jackpot this size, the Tennessee Education Lottery is encouraging those who want a chance to win to avoid the rush and not wait until the last minute to purchase a ticket. Tickets for the big drawing must be purchased by 8:59 p.m. CT/9:59 p.m. ET on Saturday. The Lottery also reminds players to have fun, but play responsibly.

2/5/2015
$1 MILLION POWERBALL WIN IN COLLIERVILLE Jackpot Jumps to $360 Million; 156th Winning Ticket of $1 Million or More
A Powerball ticket sold in Collierville is worth $1 million after it matched 5 of 6 numbers drawn Wednesday. Added to that big news is the continuing climb of the game’s triple-digit jackpot, now at $360 million for Saturday. The Collierville ticket is the 156th Tennessee Lottery ticket sold worth $1 million or more since inception. No additional information about the winner is available until the prize is claimed.

1/26/2015
CROSSVILLE MAN AWAKES TO A $749,724 TENNESSEE CASH WIN
When Alvie Ward’s wife woke him up at 3 a.m. Saturday, he had no idea it was to share amazing news—he had won $749,724 playing Tennessee Cash, a drawing-style lottery game offered only in Tennessee. Alvie, of Crossville, won the jackpot by matching all six numbers drawn in Friday night’s drawing. He said he selects the numbers to play using his children’s birthdays, which proved to be a lucky strategy.

1/25/2015
$749,724 TENNESSEE CASH WINNER IN CROSSVILLE!
There's a lucky "Tennessee Cash" Lottery player holding a ticket now worth $749,724 after Friday night's drawing. The ticket, purchased in Crossville, matched all six numbers drawn in Tennessee's own drawing-style game.

1/21/2015
KNOXVILLE MAN WINS $2 MILLION PRIZE! Lucky Win Claimed on the Lottery’s 11th Anniversary
Just in time to mark the Lottery’s 11th Anniversary, a lucky Lottery player from East Tennessee stepped forward to present a "Silver Spectacular" winning instant game ticket worth $2 million. It was the 155th winning ticket worth a million dollars or more since the Lottery’s inception on January 20, 2004.

1/18/2015
POWERBALL HITS $208 MILLION; MEGA MILLIONS WON IN IL
Saturday night's Powerball drawing pushed the jackpot for the popular game over the $200 million mark, now at $208 million for Wednesday. Meanwhile, a lucky Mega Millions ticket purchased in Illinois won that games's massive jackpot of $270 million on Friday.

1/13/2015
MORRISTOWN MILLION-DOLLAR WINNER SAYS HE IS “BLESSED”
The Tennessee Lottery’s newest millionaire was practically glowing when he arrived today at the Lottery’s headquarters in Nashville to claim his sizable prize. With his wife of 31 years by his side,the Morristown sales manager says he is “blessed” and still in near-disbelief after finding out his ticket matched 5 of the 6 Powerball numbers drawn Saturday, January 10. No additional information is available.

1/11/2015
$1 MILLION POWERBALL WINNER IN MORRISTOWN
It's a Happy New Year for a player who purchased a Powerball ticket in Morristown, now worth a cool $1 million after the drawing held Saturday, Jan. 10.

1/8/2015
LOTTERY DRAWING AWARDS OVER $1.4 MILLION 17 Players Win “Play it Again!” Cash After Entering Non-Winning Tickets
From disbelief and tears to laughs and screams of joy, the winners of the Tennessee Lottery’s recent “Play It Again!” drawing expressed a variety of emotions after learning of their good luck. The 17 cash prizes, which totaled more than $1.4 million, ranged from $5,000 to $250,000, including eight prizes of $100,000 each and two of $250,000 each.