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11/30/2016
“Tennessee 20” WIN INCREDIBLE $420.9 MILLION POWERBALL JACKPOT AFTER PLAYING TOGETHER FOR YEARS

A group of 20 longtime co-workers now share more than their place of work—together they won, and will split, a $420.9 Powerball jackpot from the drawing held Nov. 26, 2016. The “Tennessee 20,” as they quickly dubbed themselves after the big win, joined Tennessee Education Lottery officials today to claim their winnings.

 


11/27/2016
$420.9 MILLION POWERBALL JACKPOT WON IN LAFAYETTE, TN!

And it’s Tennessee again! For the sixth time, a Tennessee Lottery player has won a Powerball jackpot—this time it’s a $420.9 million grand prize for a very lucky person who purchased a ticket in Lafayette (Macon County). The incredible ticket, which matched all six Powerball numbers drawn Saturday, Nov. 26, is also the 200th ticket sold by the Tennessee Lottery worth $1 million or more.


11/23/2016
$1 MILLION MEGA MILLIONS WINNER IN LAVERGNE IS 199TH WINNER OF $1 MILLION OR MORE!

NASHVILLE—As fever grows for tonight's Powerball jackpot of $359 Million, the 199th Tennessee Lottery ticket worth $1 million or more was won in LaVergne last night. That player matched 5 of 6 numbers drawn in the Mega Millions game, and begs the question: Who will be Lucky #200?

No additional information about the LaVergne winner is available until the prize is claimed.

 


11/14/2016
$50,000 Jumbo Bucks Win

The very popular Jumbo Bucks instant game has created another $50,000 winner! Congratulations to Zachary Chesteen who purchased his lucky Jumbo Bucks ticket at Randy’s One Stop in St. Joseph in Lawrence County.


10/27/2016
EARLY HOLIDAY FOR $500,000 MEMPHIS WINNER!

The holiday season started early for Brandon W. of Memphis, who won $500,000 playing “$500,000 Holiday Bonus.” Brandon purchased the lucky ticket at Bartlett’s Wine & Spirits, and says he plans to use some of the winnings for school. Congrats!


9/19/2016
$340,000 Tennessee Cash Jackpot Won in Gray

A player in Gray, Tenn., won a $340,000 Tennessee Cash jackpot Friday night, the 72st time the jackpot has been won for this Tennessee-only drawing-style game. No additional information is available until the prize is claimed. 


9/16/2016
GOODLETTSVILLE COUPLE’S $1 MILLION WIN IS LOTTERY’S 197TH TICKET SOLD WORTH $1 MILLION OR MORE

The Lottery’s countdown to its 200th winning ticket of $1 million or more is getting close:  A lucky Goodlettsville couple won $1 million this week playing the instant game, “$1 Million Fever,” which is the 197th  ticket sold worth one-million-dollars or more since the Lottery began Jan. 20, 2004.

Rita Qualls of Goodlettsville said she “hadn’t stopped smiling” since she saw the long line of zeroes on her ticket indicating she won one of the top prizes of that game.


9/13/2016
Chattanooga Player Wins $100,000 Playing Powerball

Congratulations to Cynthia Bush of Chattanooga who won $100,000 from the September 10 Powerball drawing. Cynthia matched 4 of 5 white balls plus the Powerball and played the Power Play. Since the Power Play number drawn was 2, her $50,000 prize was doubled to $100,000! Cynthia purchased her lucky ticket at Fast Stop in Chattanooga.


9/9/2016
$1 MILLION WIN FOR MURFREESBORO COUPLE!

The Tennessee Lottery’s countdown to its 200th ticket sold worth $1 million or more reached a “fevered pitch” Wednesday when Nancy and Bob Long of Murfreesboro claimed a $1 million prize from a “$1 Million Fever” instant game ticket. And the Lottery is poised to award another $1 million to a soon-to-be-announced winner of a “Play It Again!” drawing held this week.

The two wins bring the number of tickets sold worth $1 million or more to 196—which could jump up again at any time.


8/30/2016
$240,000 TENNESSEE CASH JACKPOT WON IN LOUDON

Heads up in Loudon! A lucky Tennessee Lottery player there won a $240,000 jackpot last night playing the Tennessee-only drawing-style game, Tennessee Cash. The jackpot is the 71st won since the game began in October 2010. No additional details about the winner are available until the prize is claimed.


8/30/2016
$420,000 Jackpot is the 2nd Big Win for Dyersburg Couple!

It was déjà vu all over again for the Davises of Dyersburg, who won a $420,000 “Tennessee Cash” jackpot August 22, 2016. This incredible prize comes four years after the couple won $250,000 in the Lottery’s second-chance drawing program, Play It Again! “I guess we’re really lucky!” said Pat Davis, who plans to continue working at Walmart. Husband Billy plans to add to the workshop he built with part of the couple’s first big prize. Congrats to the Davises!


8/23/2016
$420,000 TENNESSEE CASH JACKPOT WON IN DYERSBURG; $18,568 2nd-Level Prize Winner in Ardmore
A lucky Dyersburg Tennessee Lottery player won a $420,000 jackpot from the drawing held Aug. 22 playing the Tennessee-only drawing-style game, Tennessee Cash. Another player in Ardmore won a 2nd level prize of $18,568 from the same drawing.

8/12/2016
HOT LOTTO JACKPOT FOR TENNESSEE WINNER IS $5.5 MILLION!

The HOT LOTTO jackpot won in Knoxville Wednesday night will actually be a higher final payout than the estimated $4.9 million — $5,526,316 to be exact. Unique to other prizes, federal and state withholding taxes on a HOT LOTTO jackpot are paid by the lottery. Since the required state tax withholdings vary by state for the jackpot of this multi-state game, the final cash payout to the winner will also vary based on the state where the prize was won. And in Tennessee, because there is no state income tax, the winner will receive more.


8/11/2016
$4.9 MILLION HOT LOTTO JACKPOT WON IN KNOXVILLE!
On the heels of a record-breaking July comes news of a $4.9 million HOT LOTTO jackpot winner in Knoxville from last night’s drawing. Unique to other prizes, the withholding taxes are paid on the cash jackpot. The Tennessee Education Lottery also reports a record kick-off to its new fiscal year. July sales of $137 million were 14.8 percent higher than the prior year and the highest for any July since inception.

7/31/2016
$1 MILLION POWERBALL WINNER IN PIGEON FORGE; $50,000 WINNERS IN 3 TN CITIES; $90,000 HOT LOTTO WIN IN COVINGTON
Last night's Powerball drawing created 59,251 winning tickets in Tennessee, including a $1 million winner in Pigeon Forge, and separate winners of $50,000 each in Murfreesboro, LaVergne, and Columbia. The $487 Million jackpot was won in New Hampshire. And, in Saturday's Hot Lotto drawing a player from Covington won $90,000 by matching five of six numbers drawn and adding the "Sizzler" multiplier option.

7/26/2016
$500,000 TENNESSEE CASH WON IN MEMPHIS!
A Memphis Lottery player won a cool half-million-dollar Tennessee Cash jackpot from the drawing held July 25, 2016. This is the 69th jackpot won since the in-state drawing-style game began in October 2010.

7/24/2016
$422 MILLION POWERBALL JACKPOT, BIG WINNERS IN PIGEON FORGE, PARIS
And the climb continues! Saturday's Powerball drawing pushed the jackpot to a sizzling hot $422 Million, while a lucky winner in Pigeon Forge won $50,000 from that drawing by matching 4 numbers plus the Powerball. And, in Saturday's Hot Lotto drawing, a winner who purchased a ticket in Paris won $30,000 by matching five of six numbers drawn.

7/18/2016
LOTTERY CLOSES YEAR BY SHATTERING MULTIPLE RECORDS, INCLUDING RAISING AN ALL-TIME HIGH FOR EDUCATION; Education Funding Increased by 13.3 Percent; Total Lottery Funding For Education Now Exceed
The Tennessee Education Lottery has closed its Fiscal Year by shattering records throughout the 12-month period, with an all-time high for sales and proceeds for education. This year’s record sales resulted in a contribution of $394 Million for all education programs funded by the Lottery, a record increase of $46.3 Million, or 13.3 percent, over last year’s record return. This brings the total raised to more than $3.8 Billion since inception. The Lottery reported a record $1.626 Billion in total sales for the period from July 1, 2015, through June 30, 2016, an increase of $151 Million, or 10.2 percent, over last year’s previous sales record of $1.475 Billion. This brings total sales since inception to more than $15 Billion.

7/10/2016
$50,000 Powerball Winner in Hohenwald
Weekend news from the Tennessee Lottery includes: - A $50,000 Powerball winner in Hohenwald from Saturday night's drawing; - More than 150,000 winning Tennessee tickets and a $540 million jackpot winner in Indiana from Friday night's Mega Millions drawing; and - Anticipation about the upcoming fiscal year results that promise to set new records for education proceeds—an ultimate win for Tennessee students.

7/7/2016
$150,000 POWERBALL WINNER IN CLARKSVILLE; There are 9 Ways to Win in Lottery’s MM & PB Jackpot Games
As the spotlight shines bright on the mega-mega jackpots for Mega Millions and Powerball—now at $508 million and $288 million respectively—each drawing creates thousands of winners regardless of whether the jackpot is won.

7/6/2016
$25,000 Mega Millions Winner
The Mega Millions jackpot is now $508 million for Friday night's drawing. But Tuesday night's drawing created thousands of Tennessee winners, including Stacey Wallace's $25,000 win from a ticket purchased at Elora Market & Deli in Lincoln County! Let's see how many more Tennessee winners Friday brings!

7/5/2016
Knoxville Teacher Wins Big!
Donald Bennett, a teacher in Knoxville, was thrilled to win $50,000 playing a Jumbo Bucks instant ticket that he purchased at U Shop #2 in Knoxville. Plans for the prize include investing for his children's education. Congratulations to the Bennett family!

6/1/2016
$300,000 Win in Martin!
Thrilling day for Tommy Dunning who won $300,000 playing the instant game, Jumbo Jumbo Bucks. Pictured here with his family, Tommy purchased his lucky ticket at Pockets #112 in Martin.

5/20/2016
$945,000 Tennessee Cash Winner in Cookeville!
What a great day for Mark of Cookeville! His $945,000 prize is the 68th "Tennessee Cash" jackpot won in this Tennessee-only drawing-style game. Mark purchased the lucky ticket at Mike's Market in Cookeville. Congrats!

5/10/2016
$945,000 TENNESSEE CASH JACKPOT WON IN COOKEVILLE
What a game! A $945,000 Tennessee Cash jackpot was won in Cookeville last night, which is the 68th jackpot won since the in-state drawing-style game began in October 2010.

5/4/2016
$1 MILLION WINNER HAD DONE MAINTENANCE WORK ON LOTTERY OFFICES
Today’s visit to the Tennessee Lottery’s Nashville headquarters wasn’t the first time Jason Dietrich had been to the building. While previous visits were to clean the windows of the multi-tenant facility, today’s trip was to collect a cool $1 million prize. “I always looked in and thought about what it would be like to win,” said Jason, 36, owner of a building maintenance company. “And now I know!” Jason was one of 11 Tennessee Lottery players who won cash prizes this week by entering non-winning instant tickets online as part of the “Play It Again!” program.

5/3/2016
$300,000 Win in Lynchburg
Congrats to Timothy Parks of Moore County who won $300,000 playing Jumbo Jumbo Bucks! Timothy purchased the ticket at Jiffy Mart in Lynchburg and plans to invest his winnings.

4/15/2016
LOTTERY SETS NEW RECORD FOR EDUCATION FUNDING 3RD Quarter Proceeds Highest to Date; Fiscal Year Remains on Track to Set New Record
The Tennessee Lottery continues to shatter its own records announcing today the highest quarterly return to education since it began January 20, 2004. The period from January 1, 2016, through March 31, 2016, realized a record return to education of $119.1 million, a 27.2 % increase over the previous quarterly record of $93.6 million set during the third quarter of 2015.

4/8/2016
$1 MILLION EAST TN WINNERS ALL SMILES
This million-dollar couple from Gray smiled throughout the long drive from northeast Tennessee to Nashville--and kept smiling as they claimed their 7-figure Powerball prize. Who can blame them? The lucky Powerball ticket was purchased at Redi Mart in Gray, and won from the drawing held April 2, 2016. Congrats and good luck!

4/4/2016
$1 MILLION POWERBALL WINNER IN GRAY
There's a Tennessee Lottery player in Gray, Tennessee, who won $1 million from last night's Powerball drawing. The player won by matching 5 of the 5 white balls drawn. No additional information is available until the prize is claimed.

3/9/2016
Mega Millions Jackpot Ticket Sold in WA
The Mega Millions jackpot of $157 million was won in Washington on Tuesday, March 8. In Tennessee, the drawing created over 21,000 winning tickets.

3/3/2016
Powerball Jackpot Ticket Sold in FL
The Powerball jackpot of $291.4 million was won in Florida on Wednesday, March 2. In Tennessee, the drawing created over 20,000 winning tickets.

3/1/2016
$200,000 TENNESSEE CASH JACKPOT WON IN SWEETWATER
For the second time in a row, the jackpot for the Tennessee-only drawing-style game, Tennessee Cash, was won. This $200,000 jackpot win—the 67th since the game began in October 2010—came from a ticket purchased in Sweetwater that matched all six numbers drawn Feb. 29.

2/28/2016
$948,873 TENNESSEE CASH JACKPOT WON IN MURFREESBORO
Weekend news from the Tennessee Lottery includes a $948,873 "Tennessee Cash" jackpot winner in Murfreesboro and a $50,000 Powerball winner in Memphis. This is the 66th time the Tennessee Cash jackpot has been won since the game began in October 2010. No additional details about the jackpot winner are available until the prize is claimed.

2/23/2016
WHITES CREEK PLAYER “STILL IN SHOCK” AFTER MILLION-DOLLAR WIN
It’s not surprising Ronald Dorris was a bit shaky when he arrived at Tennessee Lottery headquarters Monday. That’s because the “Ultimate Millions” instant ticket he brought with him was worth $1 million. “I’m still in shock,” said the Whites Creek resident. “This going to give me some real relief.”

2/12/2016
$1 Million Win in Nashville!
Roger McCormick of Nashville was thrilled to win $1 million playing the instant game, Millionaire 7’s … but he was also extremely pleased to have a photo-op and chat with President and CEO Rebecca Hargrove at Lottery HQ when claiming the prize! What a day for Roger, who purchased the lucky ticket at Kroger in Nashville.

1/20/2016
LOTTERY CELEBRATES 12 YEARS, MORE THAN $3.6 BILLION FOR EDUCATION; Record-Breaking Success Continues
The Tennessee Lottery marked its 12 year anniversary today with the announcement of another record quarter and a total of more than $3.6 billion for education. The Lottery’s stellar performance—growth every year since inception—is thought to be a U.S. record for consecutive years of sales growth, continuing its place as one of the top organizations in the industry.

1/15/2016
TENNESSEE POWERBALL JACKPOT WINNER CLAIMS PRIZE; Shares in Largest Jackpot Prize in World History
After a whirlwind trip to New York City for a visit with The Today Show, the Tennessee winners of one-third of the historic, world record-breaking Powerball jackpot of $1.58 BILLION arrived at Tennessee Lottery headquarters in Nashville today to claim their share of the prize, an incredible $528.8 million. Lisa and John Robinson of Munford, along with their daughter Tiffany and dog Abby, were greeted at the door by Tennessee Lottery President and CEO Rebecca Hargrove.

1/14/2016
TENNESSEE PLAYER SHARES HISTORIC $1.58 BILLION POWERBALL JACKPOT WITH CA and Fl Players Largest Jackpot Prize in World History
A Tennessee Lottery player who purchased a Powerball ticket in Munford in Tipton County will share the historic, world record-breaking jackpot of $1.58 BILLION with a winner in California and a winner Florida, after the drawing held Wednesday, January 13. The three lucky winners will split the colossal jackpot resulting in $528.8 million prize for each winner. This is the second Powerball jackpot winner in Tennessee in a row. Also in Tennessee, there was one $2 million winner, one $100,000 winner and 17 $50,000 winners. No information is known about the Tennessee winners until the prize is claimed.

1/14/2016
TN LOTTERY POWERBALL JACKPOT TICKET SOLD AT NAIFEH’S IN MUNFORD; ONE OF THREE TICKETS SOLD THAT WILL SHARE $1.58 BILLION JACKPOT
The Tennessee Lottery announced today the Tennessee location that sold one of the three lucky Powerball tickets that will share the world-record jackpot of $1.58 BILLION - Naifeh’s, 27 Crigger, Munford, TN 38058. Two other tickets were sold for the historic drawing, one in California and one in Florida. Rebecca Hargrove, Lottery President and CEO, presented the Tennessee retailer with a $25,000 selling bonus today at the store in Munford, and congratulated the lucky owner.

1/10/2016
POWERBALL JACKPOT SKYROCKETS TO $1.3 BILLION
The incredible result of last night’s Powerball drawing was the creation of the never-before-seen jackpot prize of $1.3 BILLION for the next drawing, Wednesday, Jan. 13. Along with the staggering jackpot, Saturday’s drawing created an incredible 387,657 winning tickets in Tennessee.

1/9/2016
AND AGAIN! POWERBALL JACKPOT RAISED TO $900 MILLION FOR TONIGHT’S DRAWING
Skyrocketing sales have pushed the Powerball jackpot to the extraordinary height of $900 million for tonight’s drawing – Saturday, January 9, 2016. “Powerball has always been a popular game but the enthusiasm that players have shown during this historic run has been unbelievable,” said Rebecca Hargrove, President and CEO of the Tennessee Lottery. “That excitement is driving sales and continually pushing the jackpot to new heights. Who knows where it will go!”

1/8/2016
POWERBALL JACKPOT RAISED AGAIN! $800 MILLION FOR SATURDAY NIGHT’S DRAWING
Powerball officials have once again increased the jackpot for Saturday night’s drawing to a gargantuan $800 MILLION. “This historic Powerball run has players across the country excited to join the fun, driving sales and the jackpot upward, all of which is a tremendous boost for the education programs funded by the Lottery,” said Rebecca Hargrove, President and CEO of the Tennessee Lottery.

1/7/2016
POWERBALL JACKPOT NOW $700 MILLION FOR SATURDAY NIGHT’S DRAWING Largest Jackpot in U.S. History $1 Million Winning Ticket Sold in Chattanooga
Last night’s Powerball drawing produced an incredible 142,991 winning tickets in Tennessee, including a $1 million winner in Chattanooga, and a record $675 million jackpot that has now been increased to an astounding $700 million for Saturday night’s drawing.

1/6/2016
POWERBALL JACKPOT SOARS TO $500 MILLION; TN Lottery Encourages Responsible Play
Powerball officials have again increased the jackpot for tonight’s drawing to $500 MILLION – an unbelievable half-a-billion-dollars. Sales are skyrocketing around the country as people join the excitement for a chance to win such an incredible prize. “Players are always excited when a jackpot reaches such an incredible amount but remember to play responsibly; it only takes one ticket to win,” said Rebecca Hargrove, CEO and President of the Tennessee Lottery.