Retailers Retailers App Packet FAQS Rules Tools Retailer Portal Retailer SpotlightROYAL DISCOUNT TOBACCO - NASHVILLEMaria Al-Nemri, owner of Royal Discount Tobacco in Nashville, says she loves being a Tennessee Lottery retailer for two big reasons: “We make players happy, and we help a lot of students go to college with Lottery-funded scholarships.” Maria’s enthusiasm can be seen through the excellent customer service she and her staff provide, which is one of the biggest keys to her success. Another thing that makes a difference in her sales is letting people know about winners. Maria puts winning tickets in a bowl and lets customers look through to see how many people are winning at her store. “This makes them want to play,” she says.Thanks to Maria and Royal Discount Tobacco for their tireless work as a valuable Tennessee Lottery Retailer.Benefits to SellingThe success of the Tennessee Lottery depends on its ability to build and maintain a strong, statewide retailer network to maximize sales and profits for educational programs. Economic benefits to retailers include:6.5% Commission on Lottery SalesFree Sales, Marketing and Promotional SupportAutomated Ticket-Inventory Tracking and AccountingHigh Frequency of Customer VisitsNo Up-Front Inventory CostsHigh Rate of ReturnFrequent Introduction of New GamesSatisfaction in Helping Raise Dollars for EducationMore than $5 Billion Raised for EducationClick here to read more about how to grow your business with the Tennessee Education Lottery.