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12/30/2008
WAYNESBORO PLAYER HITS $65,000 PICK 5 JACKPOT!
A player in Waynesboro correctly matched all 5 numbers in last night’s Pick 5 drawing to win the $65,000 jackpot. No additional information is available until the prize is claimed.

12/29/2008
POWER PLAY PAYS $1 MILLION FOR PULASKI PLAYER!
It’s going to be a New Year’s celebration like no other for Katherine Kirkpatrick and her family! The Pulaski resident, along with her husband Tom, son Ralph, daughter-in-law Diana and grandson Joshua, claimed her $1 million Powerball Power Play prize this morning at the Lottery’s Nashville headquarters.

12/28/2008
$1 MILLION POWERBALL WIN IN PULASKI!
A player in Pulaski won $1 million in Saturday night’s Powerball drawing by matching all five white balls and choosing the Power Play option, which quintupled his $200,000 win. No additional information is available until the winner claims the prize. The Powerball jackpot is estimated at $80 million for the next drawing on Wednesday, December 31.

12/25/2008
NASHVILLE & BRENTWOOD PLAYERS WIN PICK 5 JACKPOT!
It is a very Merry Christmas for two lucky Lottery players! A player in Nashville and a player in Brentwood correctly matched all 5 numbers in last night’s Pick 5 drawing and will share the $140,000 jackpot. No additional information is available until the winners come forward to claim the prize.

12/23/2008
COUPLE TO CELBRATE 32 YEARS OF MARRIAGE WITH 2ND HONEYMOON IN HOLLYWOOD! 2ND “Deal or No Deal” Trip Winners Selected
A Maryville couple who eloped and married in Hollywood 32 years ago will again visit Tinseltown—but this time the trip expenses will be handled by the Tennessee Lottery! Keith Schipp is one of two winners chosen in the latest “Deal or No Deal” second-chance drawing who will receive a “Hollywood Experience” trip and a chance to play “Deal or No Deal” with Howie Mandel.

12/18/2008
Lucky Lady Wins Big With Cash 4!
Susie Coure, of Franklin, says she “just had a feeling” about the numbers 1-5-2-8 when she purchased $20 of CASH 4 tickets for the evening drawing on Dec. 15. And, whether it was women’s intuition, a coincidence or just plain ole’ luck, Suzie’s hunch paid off—to the tune of $90,400! “I’m lucky, I just am,” said Susie, who won the BMW she drives from playing at a casino. Congrats to Susie!

12/14/2008
HAWKINS COUNTY PLAYER HITS $482,992 PICK 5 JACKPOT!
A player in Rogersville in Hawkins County correctly matched all 5 numbers in Friday night’s Pick 5 drawing to win the $482,992 jackpot. In addition, over 16,500 additional Pick 5 winners were created throughout the state. No additional information is available until the winner comes forward to claim the prize.

12/12/2008
LOTTERY AWARDS 1,000TH PRIZE OF $50,000 OR MORE!
Tennessee Lottery players won an average of more than $1.7 million each day in prizes during the past fiscal year, and today marked the 1,000th time a player has won $50,000 or more. Although that honor was exciting, simply winning $50,000 was enough for McMinnville’s Jonathan Smith.

12/11/2008
$200,000 POWERBALL TICKET SOLD IN KNOXVILLE!
A ticket purchased in Knoxville is worth $200,000 after last night's Powerball drawing! No additional information is available until the winner claims the prize. Meanwhile, the LOTTO PLUS jackpot is at a staggering $10.6 million for tomorrow night's drawing.

12/11/2008
Entry Deadline for the third "Harley-Davidson" Second-Chance Drawing is Today!
Enter for a chance to win one of 119 Harley-Davidson prize packages! Simply register your non-winning Harley-Davidson instant tickets by CLICKING HERE to link to the Harley-Davidson Second-Chance Drawing website.

12/5/2008
“LUCKY SUM” TO GIVE PLAYERS CHANCE FOR ADDITIONAL CASH!
The Tennessee Lottery is adding a feature to its CASH 3 and CASH 4 games to give players another chance to win additional cash! Beginning Sunday, Dec. 7 through March 17, 2009, players may add “Lucky Sum” to any Cash 3 or Cash 4 play at the time of purchase. The cost matches the cost of the play ($.50 or $1). The sum of the numbers for the player’s CASH 3 or CASH 4 play will be generated and printed at the bottom of the ticket. After each CASH 3 or CASH 4 drawing, the sum of the numbers drawn is the “Lucky Sum.” If it matches the sum of the numbers the player played, then the person wins.

12/2/2008
It’s Like… Totally Topaz 7s! Newest instant games in stores now
It’s a Tennessee Valley girl’s dream – introducing “Totally Topaz 7s,” one of the Tennessee Lottery’s three new instant games available in stores now. "Totally Topaz 7s" gives players a chance to win up to $77,777 instantly! Details about this game as well as “Double Doubler” and “Roullette Riche$” include:

11/26/2008
Indiana Jones Second Chance Drawing Entry Deadline is Today; Final Drawing is December 3!
The third and final second-chance drawing for 158 licensed Indiana Jones prize packages will be held Wednesday, December 3 and there’s still time to register non-winning Indiana Jones tickets! The entry deadline is Wednesday, November 26, 2008. Just Click here to enter!

11/24/2008
LUCK-FILLED WEEKEND BRINGS MT. JULIET FAMILY $800,000!
Mike Byrum was enjoying such a string of good luck during the past few days that he told his best friend he “was going to win the lottery.” Turns out, Mike, of Mt. Juliet, was absolutely correct! “You just can’t believe how lucky I’ve been,” he said, describing one example of how the price of the gas he was purchasing was lowered just at the moment he began to pump. “This is just incredible. We are truly blessed,” he said of his family, which includes wife Tammy, daughter Brittney and son Dallas.

11/23/2008
$800,000 POWERBALL TICKET SOLD IN MT. JULIET; PB jackpot won in Indiana
Over 25,700 winning Powerball tickets were purchased in Tennessee including an $800,000 winning ticket for a lucky Mt. Juliet player who used Power Play! The Powerball jackpot of $57.6 million was won by a player who purchased a ticket in Indiana. No additional information is available until the winners claim their prizes.

11/12/2008
Columbia Couple Have Cause to Celebrate!
Columbia residents Freddie and Stephanie Taylor have been doing a lot of celebrating lately – both of their birthdays, their upcoming wedding anniversary, the recent birth of their grandchild and now, a $100,000 win playing the instant game Deal or No Deal! Freddie bought the winning ticket at the Tennessean Truckstop in Cornersville and plans to use the prize money to retire their mortgage. Congratulations to the Taylor family!

11/6/2008
RESTAURANT OWNER WINS $352,160 PICK 5 JACKPOT!
Congratulations to restaurant owner Robert Head of Chapmansboro who is the $352,160 Pick 5 jackpot winner from Wednesday night’s drawing. An early riser, Robert arrived in Nashville first thing this morning to pick up his winning check. “I get up around 4:30 a.m. to cook barbeque for the restaurant,” said Robert. “I was reading the paper while I was working and realized that I had the winning numbers!” Robert purchased his winning ticket at Maxey Rd. BP in Cedar Hill.

11/4/2008
“HAPPY HOLIDAYS” FROM THE TENNESSEE LOTTERY! Holiday–themed games on sale now
It’s that time of year again – when The Tennessee Lottery wishes its players “Happy Holidays” with the launch of its holiday-themed instant games. Joining the previously released “Winter Winnerland,” this year’s selection includes “Sleigh Bill$,” “Happy Holidays,” and “Holiday Cash.” These games, which make great stocking stuffers or fun gift tags for everyone on your list, are available at Lottery retailers across the state.

11/2/2008
$800,000 POWERBALL WIN IN MEMPHIS!
A player in Memphis won $800,000 in Saturday night’s Powerball drawing by matching all five white balls and choosing the Power Play option, which quadrupled his $200,000 win. No additional information is available until the winner claims the prize. The Powerball jackpot is estimated at $20 million for the next drawing on Wednesday, November 5.

10/30/2008
PB JACKPOT WON IN PA; $9.1 MILLION LOTTO PLUS JACKPOT A HALLOWEEN NIGHT TREAT!
Last night’s Powerball drawing produced one winning $58.6 million jackpot ticket purchased in Pennsylvania and over 21,000 winning tickets sold in Tennessee. Meanwhile, the $9.1 million LOTTO PLUS jackpot could be a sweet treat for some lucky player when its drawing is conducted Halloween night.

10/26/2008
$400,000 WIN IN GRUNDY COUNTY!
Thanks to the POWERBALL Power Play feature, a ticket purchased in Grundy County is worth $400,000 after Saturday night's drawing since the multiplier was 2! No additional information about the winner is available until the prize is claimed.

10/23/2008
PORTLAND COUPLE HEADED TO HOLLYWOOD!
A couple from Portland, Tenn. will have the honeymoon they never had—20 years after they wed and courtesy of the Tennessee Lottery! Ilona Estes is one of two winners chosen this week who will receive a “Hollywood Trip Experience,” which includes a trip to Hollywood and a chance to play “Deal or No Deal” with Howie Mandel. “This can’t be real,” said Ilona, 45, to her husband, Anthony, with tears in her eyes. “We’ve never had a honeymoon and this will be our 20th anniversary!”

10/21/2008
“Winter Winnerland” Hints at Holidays
NASHVILLE - This week the Tennessee Lottery introduces “Winter Winnerland,” the first of the always popular holiday instant games. The snowflake-adorned ticket gives players the chance to win over $6.4 million in cash prizes from $50 to $500 and the chance to win up to $350,000 instantly! Here’s how to play:

10/16/2008
Entry Deadline for the Third NASCAR® Second-Chance Drawing is Wednesday, October 22!
Be sure to enter your non-winning NASCAR® tickets for a chance to win! The drawing will award one Player’s Choice Racing Trip to a NASCAR® sanctioned race and will also select 159 Grand Prize Finalists who will receive a NASCAR® Licensed Prize Package. A final Grand Prize Drawing will be held among all Grand Prize Finalists from all the NASCAR® drawings to award $20,000! Simply register your non-winning NASCAR® instant tickets by CLICKING HERE to link to the NASCAR® Second-Chance Drawing website.

10/14/2008
Entry Deadline for the first "Deal or No Deal" Second-Chance Drawing is Today!
The entry deadline for the first Deal or No Deal Second-Chance Drawing is today, Tuesday, October 14. Enter for a chance to win one of two “Hollywood Experience” trips to be awarded Tuesday, October 21! Simply register your non-winning Deal or No Deal instant tickets by Clicking Here to link to the Deal or No Deal Second-Chance Drawing website.

10/9/2008
Entry Deadline for the second "Harley-Davidson" Second-Chance Drawing is Thursday, October 16!
Enter for a chance to win one of 119 Harley-Davidson prize packages! Simply register your non-winning Harley-Davidson instant tickets by CLICKING HERE to link to the Harley-Davidson Second-Chance Drawing website.

10/9/2008
KNOXVILLE WINNER CLAIMS $165,000 PICK 5 PRIZE!
Dental Assistant Jeanne Padgett of Knoxville was the lucky winner of October 6’s $165,000 PICK 5 jackpot! Jeanne purchased her ticket at Weigel’s #27 in Knoxville and plans to use her winnings to pay a few bills and add to her savings. Congratulations to the Padgett family!

10/7/2008
LOTTERY FANS TAKE A STROLL ON THE BOARDWALK AND WIN REAL MONEY!
The Tennessee Lottery introduces three new games this week including “Monopoly™,” which gives players the chance to win up to $20,000 - real money - instantly! Details about Monopoly™ and the other two new instant ticket games include:

10/5/2008
OVER 41,000 WEEKEND WINS IN TENNESSEE; POWERBALL JACKPOT WIN IN PA
A winning $20 million Powerball jackpot ticket was purchased in Pennsylvania for Friday night’s drawing, which also produced 26,892 Powerball winners who purchased their tickets in Tennessee. In total, this weekend's drawings of the Tennessee Lottery’s popular online games of Powerball, Lotto Plus and Pick 5 produced 41,675 winners.

10/1/2008
WHAT TO DO WITH $8 MILLION? LOTTO PLUS JACKPOT AT $8 MILLION FOR FRIDAY NIGHT!
The jackpot for Tennessee’s own lotto-game, LOTTO PLUS, now stands at a record high of $8 million for Friday night’s drawing, sending imaginations into overdrive from Memphis to Mountain City. Just for fun, the Tennessee Lottery did a little research to find out what some people have or could have done with a cool $8 million:

9/28/2008
$200,000 POWERBALL TICKET SOLD IN KNOXVILLE; PB jackpot won in New Mexico
Over 51,400 winning Powerball tickets were purchased in Tennessee including a ticket sold in Knoxville which matched five numbers for a $200,000 prize. The Powerball jackpot of $206.9 million was won by a player who purchased a ticket in New Mexico.

9/25/2008
POWERBALL JACKPOT SOARS TO $200 MILLION! $200,000 Powerball Win in Columbia
Excitement continues to build as the Powerball jackpot soars to $200 million for Saturday night's drawing. In addition, a ticket sold in Columbia 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.

9/23/2008
HENDERSON COUNTY PLAYER HITS $215,000 PICK 5 JACKPOT!
A player in Wildersville in Henderson County correctly matched all 5 numbers in last night’s Pick 5 drawing to win the $215,000 jackpot. No additional information is available until the prize is claimed.

9/12/2008
18 TENNESSEANS PLAY AGAIN AND WIN!
Eighteen lucky Tennesseans, from a painter who lives in Cookeville to a member of the Shelby County Sheriff's Department, won a total of $702,000 after the recent Play it Again! drawing. Play it Again! is the Tennessee Lottery’s second-chance drawing program in which non-winning instant tickets have another chance to win.

9/5/2008
NEXT PLAY IT AGAIN! DRAWING TO AWARD $702,000 IN CASH PRIZES! Entry deadline is 11:59 p.m. CT, September 8, 2008
Tennessee Lottery players have until 11:59 p.m. CT on Monday, Sept. 8 to enter the next Play it Again! drawing, which will award $702,000 in cash, including one prize of $300,000, one of $150,000 and two of $100,000. Play it Again! is the Lottery’s program that gives instant-ticket players a second chance to play and win while helping the environment.

9/2/2008
“DEAL OR NO DEAL” CONTINUES TO DEAL EXCITEMENT TO LOTTERY PLAYERS!
The popular television show, “Deal or No Deal” has resulted in a series of Tennessee Lottery games that continue to create excitement, winners … and dollars for education. Click the headline to read more!

8/20/2008
“$50 Million Cash Spectacular” Creates Another Winner!
The Tennessee Lottery’s instant game, “$50 Million Cash Spectacular” just keeps on creating winners. Dale Webb, of Paris, Tenn., is the latest winner of the game’s top instant prize of $500,000! Dale, 61, claimed his prize Wednesday, Aug. 20 at the Lottery’s Nashville headquarters after a sleepless night during which only he knew where the winning ticket was hidden. Dale says he plans to help some relatives … and also hopes to keep winning with the Tennessee Lottery! Good luck to Dale!

8/19/2008
HERMITAGE PLAYER HITS $375,392 PICK 5 JACKPOT!
A player in Hermitage correctly matched all 5 numbers in last night’s Pick 5 drawing to win the $375,392 jackpot. In addition, over 14,600 additional Pick 5 winners were created throughout the state. No additional information is available until the winner comes forward to claim the prize.

8/18/2008
Entry Deadline for the "Deal or No Deal" Second-Chance Drawing Bonus Drawing is Thursday, August 28!
Be sure to register your non-winning Deal or No Deal tickets by CLICKING HERE to link to the Deal or No Deal Second-Chance Drawing website.

8/5/2008
LOTTERY CELEBRATES HARLEY'S 105TH ANNIVERSARY! “Harley-Davidson®" Instant game on sale now!
The Tennessee Lottery has partnered with Harley-Davidson® to celebrate the popular motorcycle's 105th anniversary with a new instant-ticket game, "Harley-Davidson®." The game, now available at Lottery retailers throughout the state, offers players a chance to win a Harley-Davidson® Fat Boy® 105th Anniversary Edition Bike in addition to prize packages and cash.

8/3/2008
$200,000 POWERBALL TICKET SOLD IN BUTLER! PB Jackpot Won in PA
A ticket sold in Butler, in Johnson County, matched five numbers after last night's Powerball drawing, which means the player will win $200,000. In addition, a Powerball jackpot ticket was purchased in Pennsylvania for a win of $86.3 million.

7/22/2008
2nd "Indiana Jones" Drawing to be held today!
The 2nd second-chance drawing for 158 licensed Indiana Jones prize packages will be held Tuesday, July 22, 2008, which is earlier than anticipated due to the popularity of the game! There’s still time to enter non-winning Indiana Jones tickets for the third and final drawing, which has not yet been scheduled. Click here to enter and check back for results!

7/18/2008
EDUCATION IS LOTTERY’S BIGGEST WINNER! Lottery announces another record year
The Tennessee Education Lottery has closed out its fiscal year with a record total return for education of $286.1 million. This brings the total raised since inception to over $1.2 billion. Gross sales for the fiscal year, which ended June 30, were over $1 billion—gross sales since inception are over $4.39 billion.

7/17/2008
$200,000 POWERBALL TICKET SOLD IN MEMPHIS!
A ticket sold in Memphis 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.

7/17/2008
$150,000 Prize Is Music To The Ears!
A wordsmith struck speechless? Not what one would normally imagine, but that was the case with Ashland City songwriter Mark Battles when he realized that he had won $150,000 playing the instant game, Giant Jumbo Bucks. “I couldn’t believe it,” said Mark. “I just stood there with my mouth open and couldn’t say a thing.” But it wasn’t long before Mark found his voice and called his wife and daughter to join him at Lottery headquarters where he received his winning check. “I believe I’ll be writing up-tempo songs for awhile,” Mark said. We do too! Congratulations to the Battles family!

7/7/2008
BEWARE OF FRAUDULENT PRIZE EMAIL
Email users are asked to beware of a fraudulent email circulating nationwide suggesting recipients are prize winners of the Tennessee Lottery. The email asks recipients for a payment to cover processing fees. The Tennessee Lottery never requires fees to claim a prize and asks that anyone who receives such an email or letter to disregard it.

7/3/2008
$140,000 PICK 5 JACKPOT WINNER IN LEBANON! Powerball Jackpot ticket purchased in OK
A ticket purchased in Lebanon in Wilson County matched all five numbers in the PICK 5 drawing Wednesday night to win the game's jackpot of $140,000. No additional information is available about the winner until the prize is claimed. Please note; all Tennessee Lottery offices will be closed Friday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day. Offices will reopen Monday, July 7.

7/1/2008
Newest Game a “Golden” Opportunity!
This week brings a “golden” opportunity for players as the Tennessee Lottery introduces three new instant games including “Gold 7’s,” a game with a chance to win up to $20,000 instantly! Details about “Gold 7’s” and the other two new instant ticket games include:

6/27/2008
MEDINA WINNER PICKS UP $100,000 PRIZE!
Hobby Lobby Assistant Manager Janey Roberson of Medina in Madison County is the lucky winner of the June 20 $100,000 Pick 5 jackpot! Janey purchased her winning ticket at Jerry’s Deli Mart in Medina. Along with her husband, Janey traveled to the Lottery’s Memphis district office to receive her winning check. Plans for the prize include paying a few bills and savings. Congratulations to the Roberson family!

6/22/2008
MEDINA PLAYER HITS $100,000 PICK 5 JACKPOT!
A player in Medina in Gibson County correctly matched all 5 numbers in Friday night’s Pick 5 drawing to win the $100,000 jackpot. In addition, over 10,000 additional Pick 5 winners were created throughout the state. No additional information is available until the winner comes forward to claim the prize.

6/12/2008
CORDOVA PLAYER HITS $640,913 PICK 5 JACKPOT!
A player in Cordova correctly matched all 5 numbers in Wednesday night’s Pick 5 drawing to win the $640,913 jackpot. In addition, nearly 20,000 additional Pick 5 winners were created throughout the state. No additional information is available until the winner comes forward to claim the prize.

6/6/2008
East Tennessee Trio Wins $200,000!
James Dodson, of Dandridge, had to call his co-worker Jeremy Jones 19 times before he reached him with incredible news—they won $200,000 playing Powerball! The pair, along with a third co-worker, Lisa Pike, have been chipping in together to play Powerball for more than two years. They say their hopes have paid off with the big win, which came after Wednesday night’s drawing. The friends work at Sea Ray of Knoxville and purchased the winning ticket at Fastop #11 in Dandridge. Congratulations to all!

6/3/2008
Have “Mega” Fun Playing the Lottery’s Newest Instant Games
This week brings “mega” fun to players as the Tennessee Lottery introduces three new instant games including “Mighty Mega Bucks,” a game that gives players the chance to win up to $150,000 instantly! Details about “Mighty Mega Bucks” and the other two new instant ticket games include: (click headline to continue)

6/2/2008
FAMILY BIRTHDAYS A LUCKY CHARM FOR $800,000 KNOXVILLE WINNER!
Although four family birthdays in one month can occasionally present a shopping challenge, the dates proved to be a lucky charm for Knoxville’s Kathy Jones, who used the numbers to win $800,000 playing Powerball. “I always play my family’s birthdays,” said Kathy, who claimed her winnings Monday at the Tennessee Lottery’s Nashville headquarters. Kathy, who owns Brickstone, a masonry company in Knoxville, plays the number nine for September, then the dates of the birthdays in that month of her mother, father, niece and daughter-in-law.

6/1/2008
LOTTO PLUS SOARS TO $3.4 MILLION! LA ticket wins Powerball jackpot of $34.1 million; Jellico, Knoxville, Memphis players match five of five
Weekend news is hot at the Tennessee Lottery, with a new jackpot of $3.4 million for the next LOTTO PLUS drawing that was created after Friday night's drawing. That drawing also produced nearly 4,500 winners.

5/6/2008
“Indiana Jones” Catapults Into Lottery Retailers!
With the launch of the Tennessee Lottery’s “Indiana Jones” instant ticket game, fans of the popular films don’t have to wait until the newest installment hits theatres to enjoy an action-packed adventure. “Indiana Jones” is the first time the Lottery has partnered with the silver screen, with hopes to capture some of the “Indymania” that amassed $1.2 billion in worldwide ticket sales for the first three pictures. “With the huge amount of nostalgia connected to the ‘Indiana Jones’ character, this new game will be fun for players and add another way for the Tennessee Lottery to raise dollars for education,” said Rebecca Hargrove, President and CEO of the Tennessee Lottery.

4/30/2008
$250,000 Play It Again! Winner Claims Prize!
After learning she had won $250,000 through the Lottery’s “Play it Again!” second-chance drawing program, Brownsville’s Linda Climer “walked around in a daze” for quite some time. Her husband Mark reacted differently: “I took off running to get my son!” he told Lottery officials when the family came to claim their prize on May 1. Once she received her winnings, Linda was calm enough to say that she planned to continue working, pay off bills and save for retirement. Good luck to the Climers!

CLICK HERE for more details about Play it Again!

4/29/2008
CROSSVILLE PLAYER WINS PICK 5 JACKPOT!
A player in Crossville correctly matched all 5 numbers to win Monday night’s Pick 5 jackpot of $130,000. The drawing also created over 9,800 additional Pick 5 winners throughout the state. No additional information is available until the winner comes forward to claim the prize.

4/23/2008
“PLAY IT AGAIN!” AWARDS $250,000 TO 2; CHANCE TO RETURN HOME FOR KATRINA SURVIVOR
Tammy Gillespie of Murfreesboro cried tears of joy Tuesday evening after learning she won $20,000 by entering a Tennessee Lottery second-chance drawing. “You’re serious? You have no idea what this means!” Ms. Gillespie, 38, told Rebecca Hargrove, President and CEO of the Lottery, during the surprise phone call Ms. Hargrove made to share the good news. “We’re Katrina survivors and we’re trying to go back home. I just can’t even believe this is happening to me …Tennessee has been so good to us!”

4/20/2008
2 TICKETS IN GOODLETTSVILLE WIN PICK 5 JACKPOT!
The jackpot wins keep coming for Pick 5! This time, two tickets purchased in Goodlettsville matched all five numbers for Friday night’s Pick 5 drawing and will split the $70,000 jackpot. No additional information is available about the winner(s) until the prize is claimed.

4/15/2008
SMYRNA PLAYER HITS PICK 5 JACKPOT!
A player in Smyrna correctly matched all 5 numbers in Monday night’s Pick 5 drawing to win the $70,000 jackpot. In addition, over 9,500 additional Pick 5 winners were created throughout the state. No additional information is available until the winner comes forward to claim the prize.

4/13/2008
$200,000 POWERBALL WIN IN CLARKSVILLE!
A player who purchased a ticket in Clarksville matched all five white numbers correctly for a Powerball win of $200,000 in Saturday night’s drawing. The estimated jackpot for Wednesday night’s drawing stands at $91 million.

4/11/2008
TENNESSEANS HEADED FOR TINSELTOWN TO PLAY “DEAL OR NO DEAL!”
Thanks to a second chance to win, four Tennesseans are headed to Hollywood on Monday, April 14, to compete in a round of the popular game show, “Deal or No Deal.” And, if a Tennessee player makes it through the elimination round and on to the show with Howie, the Banker and the models, there’s also a chance to win $1 million! “We’re so excited … we can’t wait,” says Nashville’s Brenda Chambers, 47, who was the first Tennessee player to win a trip by entering a non-winning “Deal or No Deal” instant Tennessee Lottery ticket into a series of second-chance drawings.

4/6/2008
BIG WEEKEND WINS FOR CLARKSVILLE, MILAN, GREENEVILLE PLAYERS!
As always, the weekend created lots of winners who played games with the Tennessee Lottery, including: PICK 5 Jackpot win: Players who purchased tickets in Milan and Greeneville will split the $100,000 jackpot after Friday night's drawing since their tickets matched all five numbers correctly;POWERBALL win: A player who purchased a ticket in Clarksville matched all five white numbers correctly for a win of $200,000.

4/1/2008
“$50 MILLION CASH SPECTACULAR” OFFERS CHANCE TO WIN $500,000 INSTANTLY!
The Tennessee Lottery is offering a chance to win $500,000 in an instant with its newest game, “$50 Million Cash Spectacular.” Not only does the instant-ticket game offer prizes up to one-half million dollars, but the game contains over $50 million in cash prizes overall. “50 Million Cash Spectacular” is just one of three new instant games that launch the first week of April.

3/28/2008
LOTTERY OFFERS CHANCE TO WIN $2 MILLION FOR LIMITED TIME!
For a limited time, the Tennessee Lottery is offering a chance to win $2 million as part of its Power Play 10X Powerball Promotion. Ticket sales for this special promotion begin Sunday, with the first drawing to be held Wednesday, April 2. When Power Play 10X took place last year, Merwin Scruggs of Murfreesboro was the first $2 million winner after the Powerball drawing on April 14, 2007. Merwin’s ticket matched all five white numbers correctly, which would usually win $200,000. Since he added Power Play to the ticket, and the multiplier for the drawing was “10,” the prize was transformed into $2 million.

3/18/2008
OBION COUNTY PLAYER WINS PICK 5 JACKPOT!
A player in Hornbeak in Obion County correctly matched all 5 numbers in Monday night’s Pick 5 drawing to win the $120,000 jackpot. In addition, over 15,000 additional Pick 5 winners were created throughout the state. No additional information is available until the winner comes forward to claim the prize.

3/16/2008
THOUSANDS WIN DURING BUSY LOTTERY WEEKEND $276.3 MILLION PBALL JACKPOT HIT IN W.VIRGINIA
Thousands of players who participated in the Tennessee Lottery's weekend drawings were winners, including an incredible 83,839 who won playing POWER BALL. The jackpot of $276.3 million for that game was won by a player who purchased a ticket in West Virginia.

3/14/2008
GREENEVILLE MILLION-DOLLAR WINNER “DIDN’T SLEEP FOR 24 HOURS!”
Greeneville’s Candy Carr is ready to get some rest. It’s no wonder, since she didn’t sleep for 24 hours after learning she was the first $1 million jackpot winner in LOTTO PLUS, the newest game from the Tennessee Lottery. “This couldn’t have come at a better time,” said Candy. “It will help out so much.”

3/13/2008
NEXT PLAY IT AGAIN! DRAWING TO AWARD OVER $679,000 IN CASH PRIZES!
Tennessee Lottery players have until 11:59 p.m. CT on Sunday, April 20 to enter the next Play it Again! drawing, which will award more than $679,000 in cash prizes. Play it Again! is the Lottery’s program that gives instant-ticket players a second chance to play and win while helping the environment.

3/11/2008
PICK 5 CREATES 12,617 WINNERS IN NEW PRIZE LEVEL! Plus, Memphis Player Hits $40,000 Jackpot!
Monday night's kick-off drawing for Pick 5, formerly Lotto 5, caused quite a stir in the state, creating 12,617 winners in the new prize level that allows players to win by matching just two of the five numbers. In addition to those winners, a player in Memphis matched all five numbers to win the Pick 5 jackpot of $40,000.

3/9/2008
$344,035 WIN FOR PARIS PLAYER; LOTTERY LAUNCHES LOTTO PLUS
It’s been a busy weekend for the Lottery and its players! Friday night started it all with a $344,035 Lotto 5 jackpot win in Paris in Henry County. No additional information is available until the winner claims the prize.

3/6/2008
JACKPOTS ROLL TO INCREDIBLE HIGHS $200,000 PBALL WIN IN HENDERSON!
Jackpot fever is here, with both jackpots in the Tennessee Lottery's popular Powerball and Lotto 5 games growing to incredible new highs after last night’s drawings. The Powerball jackpot now stands at $200 million for Saturday's drawing, while Lotto 5 has a grand prize of $330,000 for Friday night's drawing. Although last night’s drawings didn't create any jackpot wins, there were 55,323 total Tennessee winners in Powerball, including a $200,000 winning ticket purchased in Henderson. In Lotto 5, there were 1,876 wins, 60 of which were worth $188 each.

3/4/2008
"Lady Bucks" Helps Bring in Spring!
Spring is just around the corner, and the Tennessee Lottery’s new “Lady Bucks” game is here to welcome the season. Available at Lottery retailers this week, “Lady Bucks,” which is a $1 ticket with top prizes of $1,000, joins “Money Mania” and “Go for the Gold” as the newest additions to the Lottery’s instant ticket line-up.

2/28/2008
BEWARE OF FRAUDULENT PRIZE LETTERS
Tennesseans are asked to beware of letters suggesting they have won a prize in the popular lottery game Powerball. Several Tennessee residents have reported receiving such letters, which also include a request for the recipient to use an enclosed check to pay fees to claim their winnings. The Tennessee Lottery never requires fees to claim a prize and asks that anyone who receives such a letter report it by calling Tennessee Lottery Security, 615-324-6688. You may also report fraud by visiting www.usps.com.

2/24/2008
2 TICKETS HIT LOTTO 5 JACKPOT! Fayetteville & Nashville players split prize
Two winning Lotto 5 jackpot tickets were sold for the drawing on Friday, Feb. 22, which means the lucky players will share the $474,218 prize. One ticket was sold in Fayetteville and one ticket was sold in Nashville. No additional information is available until the winners come forward to claim their prize.

2/14/2008
Valentine Surprise for Gallatin Family!
William Demmons of Gallatin received a $50,000 Valentine this morning when he played a Jumbo Bucks ticket that he found in his coat pocket. “I purchased the ticket yesterday to play later and just forgot all about it,” said William. “I can’t believe this!” An avid golfer, William plans to make one of his purchases a new driver. William, pictured with his wife and Lottery President and CEO Rebecca Hargrove, purchased his winning ticket at Coaches Corner Market in Gallatin.

2/7/2008
$1 MILLION POWERBALL WIN IN ANTIOCH!
Last night’s Powerball drawing produced Tennessee’s newest winner of $1 million! By choosing the Power Play option, a player in Antioch increased his or her 5 of 5 match from $200,000 to $1 million when the multiplier drawn was five. No additional details are available until the player claims the prize.

2/5/2008
NASHVILLE PLAYER WINS LOTTO 5 JACKPOT!
A player in Nashville correctly matched all 5 numbers in Monday night’s Lotto 5 drawing to win the $127,251 jackpot. In addition, 33 players won $249 each and 1,375 players won $9 each. No additional information is available until the winner comes forward to claim the prize.

2/5/2008
HEAT UP YOUR DAY WITH “SIZZLING CASH”!
Heat up cold wintery days with “Sizzling Cash,” the Tennessee Lottery’s newest instant game that offers the chance to win up to $300,000 instantly! Available at Lottery retailers this week, “Sizzling Cash,” along with the instant game “Double Time,” are just the latest additions to the Tennessee Lottery’s ever-popular instant game line-up.

1/29/2008
2 TICKETS HIT LOTTO 5 JACKPOT! Ardmore & Memphis players split jackpot
Two winning Lotto 5 jackpot tickets were sold for Monday night’s drawing which means the lucky players will share the $169,208 prize. One ticket was sold in Ardmore and one ticket was sold in Memphis. No additional information is available until the winners come forward to claim their prize.

1/23/2008
KINGSPORT COUPLE CLAIM FIRST MILLION $ MADNESS PRIZE!
A pre-dawn surprise wake-up call might disturb some people, but not Jeff Frye of Blountville. Jeff didn’t mind because when his son burst into his bedroom at 5 a.m., it was to announce that his dad was a millionaire!

1/22/2008
COOKEVILLE WORKERS WIN $200,000 … AFTER 1st ATTEMPT TO CLAIM WITH WRONG TICKET
For Cookeville’s Kathy Boatman, winning with the Tennessee Lottery took a bit of extra work than most players experience. Kathy, along with eight co-workers from Cookeville’s Flexial manufacturing company, drove to Nashville on Tuesday morning to collect a Powerball prize of $200,000. However, when she gave the winning ticket to the Lottery’s claim office, she was told it wasn’t a winner. Turns out, Kathy had brought the wrong ticket!

1/20/2008
2 $200,000 PBALL WINS; $237,486 LOTTO 5 MEMPHIS WIN!
The weather is cold but the weekend news from the Tennessee Lottery is sizzling! First, Friday night's Lotto 5 drawing picked a $237,486 jackpot winner who purchased the ticket in Memphis, while Saturday's Powerball drawing produced two winners of $200,000. One of those winning Powerball tickets was purchased in Cookeville, the other in Cleveland. No further information is available until the players claim their prizes. Please note that the Tennessee Lottery's offices will be closed on Monday, Jan. 21 in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday.

1/18/2008
LOTTERY PROFITS SHOW CONTINUED GROWTH
This week’s close to the first six months of the Tennessee Lottery’s 2007-08 fiscal year brings total education profits 6.5 percent higher than for the same period during the previous fiscal year. The quarterly education profits of $68,675,000 for the quarter ending Dec. 31, 2007 brings the total raised for education since inception to $1,057,862,000.

1/17/2008
POWERBALL JACKPOT WIN IN LA; OVER 36,000 WINS IN TENNESSEE!
A winning $97 million Powerball jackpot ticket was purchased in Louisiana for Wednesday night’s drawing, which also produced more than 34,500 winning tickets in Tennessee. By selecting the Power Play option, 8,075 of those winning players multiplied their prize by five.

1/17/2008
Third Deal or No Deal Winner Headed to Hollywood!
Savannah resident Tommy Stackins was washing his car when a certified letter from the Tennessee Lottery arrived at his door. “I couldn’t believe it!” he says. After reading letter, Tommy, a Public Works supervisor in nearby Adamsville, learned he was the third winner of an all-expenses paid trip to Hollywood.

1/8/2008
MEMPHIS PLAYER WINS LOTTO 5 JACKPOT!
A player in Memphis correctly matched all 5 numbers in Monday night’s Lotto 5 drawing to win the $85,057 jackpot. In addition, 47 players won $163 each and 1,271 players won $9 each. No additional information is available until the winner comes forward to claim the prize.

1/6/2008
$200,000 POWERBALL WIN FOR MOORESBURG TICKET!
A ticket purchased in Mooresburg matched five of the five white balls in Saturday night's Powerball drawing, which is worth $200,000! Since there was no jackpot winner, the grand prize has grown to an estimated $71 million for Wednesday night's drawing.

1/3/2008
LAVERGNE & JACKSON PLAYERS SHARE $300,062 LOTTO 5 JACKPOT!
Two winning Lotto 5 jackpot tickets were sold for Wednesday night’s drawing of the popular online game. One ticket was sold in LaVergne and one ticket was sold in Jackson. The lucky players will share the $300,062 jackpot. No additional information is available until the winners come forward to claim their prize.

1/2/2008
“LUCKY HEARTS” GIVES CHANCE TO CELEBRATE VALENTINE’S DAY AHEAD OF SCHEDULE!
It’s never too soon to celebrate fun and love—and with the Tennessee Lottery’s newest instant game, “Lucky Hearts,” there’s no need to wait until St. Valentine’s Day arrives! The game is one of three new instant games launched this week at retailers throughout the state. The others include “Diamond Riches,” and “Gold Fever.”