$500,000 Instant Game Winner in Bluff City Back NASHVILLE— Congrats to John Smith, who won $500,000 this week playing the Tennessee Education Lottery’s instant game, Emerald 10’s. The retired pharmaceutical industry worker says he is still considering his plans for the winnings. The lucky ticket was purchased at Pit Row Market, 4061 TN-394, in Bluff City. About the Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation The Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation operates entirely from the revenue it generates through the sale of its products. Since January 20, 2004, the Lottery has raised more than $4.8 billion to fund designated education programs, including after-school programs, college grants and scholarships and Drive to 55 initiatives. In addition to the educational beneficiaries, players have won more than $13.2 billion in prizes and Lottery retailers have earned more than $1.2 billion in retailer commissions. For additional information, visit tnlottery.com and follow us on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram.