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12/27/2012
POWERBALL JACKPOT WON IN FL
The Powerball jackpot of $50 million was won Wednesday, Dec. 26, by a player who purchased a ticket in Florida. In Tennessee, the drawing created over 10,000 winning tickets and additional proceeds for Lottery-funded programs.

12/23/2012
$300,000 TENNESSEE CASH WIN IN JEFFERSON CITY
Ho! Ho! Ho! Santa Claus came early for a Tennessee Lottery player in Jefferson City, who won $300,000 after Friday night's Tennessee Cash drawing. This is the 18th jackpot hit this year for the Lottery's own in-state drawing-style game.

12/21/2012
LOTTERY DRAWING AWARDS OVER $1.4 MILLION…JUST IN TIME FOR CHRISTMAS!
“You just made my Christmas!” That touching sentiment, which came from Strawberry Plains’ Daniel Poore after learning he won $17,777, was expressed by nearly all of the 17 lucky lottery players who won cash prizes this week by entering eligible non-winning tickets into a special “Play It Again!” drawing. Prizes ranged from $500 to $1 million, and winners hailed from across the state, from Dunlap and Ripley to Nashville and Memphis.

12/20/2012
$50 MILLION POWERBALL JACKPOT WON IN KANSAS
Wednesday night’s Powerball drawing created 11,414 winning tickets in Tennessee and a jackpot winner of $50 million in Kansas.

12/18/2012
LOTTERY REACHES MILESTONE WITH 100TH WINNING TICKET WORTH $1 MILLION OR MORE
In news sure to spread extra holiday cheer throughout the state, the Tennessee Lottery announced today it had hit yet another milestone with the sale of its 100th winning ticket worth $1 million or more. The lucky holder of the 100th ticket, Thomas Ridenhour of Jackson, arrived at the Lottery’s Nashville headquarters this morning to claim his prize, won by playing the instant-ticket game “Millionaire Jumbo Bucks.” Mr. Ridenhour, who works at Lowes in Jackson, accepted the hoopla and extra attention surrounding his noteworthy win with good spirits. “This is truly a blessing,” said Mr. Ridenhour, who lost a leg three years ago due to a spider bite. “This will provide some financial relief and give me the extra cushion I will need hopefully for a long time.”

12/16/2012
$1 MILLION POWERBALL WIN IN BRENTWOOD!
The holidays have become quite a bit merrier for a Powerball player in Brentwood who won $1 million playing Saturday night’s Powerball game! The lucky player’s ticket matched all five white balls to win the second-place prize of $1 million in the popular game. This becomes the 99th ticket sold in Tennessee worth one-million dollars or more since the Lottery’s inception. No additional information is available until the player redeems the prize. In other news, a $35 million Mega Millions jackpot ticket was purchased in California.

12/13/2012
$50 MILLION POWERBALL JACKPOT WON IN MA
The Powerball jackpot of $50 million was won Wednesday, Dec. 12, by a player who purchased a ticket in Massachusetts. In Tennessee, the drawing created over 11,000 winning tickets and additional proceeds for Lottery-funded programs.

12/11/2012
Springfield Winner Claims $400,000!
Happy holidays to retiree Jackie Jones of Springfield who won the $400,000 Tennessee Cash jackpot from the Friday, Dec. 7 drawing! Jackie claimed the prize at the Lottery’s Nashville headquarters and said plans for the big win include donations to several charitable organizations and savings. The winning ticket was purchased at C&D Market in Springfield. Cheers to you, Jackie!

12/9/2012
$400,000 TENNESSEE CASH WIN IN SPRINGFIELD!
A player who purchased a Tennessee Cash ticket in Springfield has won $400,000 by matching all six numbers drawn Friday night. That drawing created over 20,000 additional winning Tennessee Cash tickets throughout the state, as well. No additional information about the jackpot winner is available until the prize is claimed.

12/6/2012
Powerball Jackpot Ticket Sold In PA
The Powerball jackpot of $50 million was won Wednesday, Dec. 5, by a player who purchased a ticket in Pennsylvania. In Tennessee, the drawing created over 12,000 winning tickets and additional proceeds for Lottery-funded programs.

11/29/2012
POWERBALL FEVER: TENNESSEE SEES 2 WINS OF $1 MILLION, $12.98 MILLION FOR EDUCATION Record $587.5 million jackpot won in Arizona, Missouri
An historic Powerball jackpot run culminated Wednesday night, Nov. 28, with a $587.5 million win that will be split between the owners of two winning tickets, one sold in Missouri and the other in Arizona. In Tennessee, the drawing created 190,592 winning tickets of secondary prizes, including two worth a whopping $1 million each sold in Nashville and Brentwood. Tennessee players purchased $30.75 million in Powerball tickets during the entire run, which began on Oct. 6, with more than $9 million of that activity on Wednesday alone. Lottery officials estimate that the entire run generated more than $12.98 million for education programs in the state.

11/28/2012
ENORMOUS POWERBALL JACKPOT RAISED TO $550 MILLION!
Powerball officials have again increased an already eye-popping jackpot from $500 million to a gargantuan $550 MILLION for Wednesday’s drawing. Sales are skyrocketing around the country as people join the fun for a chance to win this incredible prize.

11/27/2012
POWERBALL JACKPOT SOARS TO HALF-BILLON DOLLARS! Record-Shattering Jackpot Continues to Skyrocket, Raised to $500 MILLION
A record-breaking Powerball jackpot has been increased to a staggering new high of $500 million for Wednesday’s drawing. Game officials raised the amount from $425 million—already a record-high for the popular drawing style game—as sales continue to skyrocket around the country as people join the fun for a chance to win the enormous prize.

11/27/2012
Mega Millions Jackpot Won in GA
The Mega Millions jackpot of $49 million was won Tuesday, Nov. 27, by a player who purchased a ticket in Georgia. In Tennessee, the drawing created nearly 8,000 winning tickets.

11/19/2012
“LIKE” OUR FACEBOOK PAGE FOR A CHANCE TO WIN TITANS TICKETS!
“Like” a chance to win 1 of 10 pairs of tickets to see the TITANS play the JETS on Monday, Dec. 17? Just visit our Facebook page at facebook.com/tnlottery. To enter, click the “TITANS CONTEST” tab on the page, then click "like." Complete the entry form information and hit "SUBMIT." If you share the link (by clicking “share”) you’ll receive one additional entry. One entry per person with one additional entry allowed per person for a share. Entry deadline is Monday, Dec. 3. (See contest rules at the bottom of entry form) Good Luck and Go TITANS!

11/15/2012
$420,000 TN Cash Jackpot Claimed!
Tammy Cherry of Gainesboro claimed the $420,000 Tennessee Cash jackpot from the Nov. 12 drawing. This is the fifth time since Sept. 12 that the jackpot for this in-state lotto game has been hit. Tammy purchased her winning ticket at Tobacco Shop #292 in Gainesboro and couldn’t be more thrilled with her win! Congratulations, Tammy!

11/14/2012
$1 MILLION WIN LEFT KNOXVILLE WINNER SPEECHLESS!
When Knoxville’s Tammy Purkey called the Tennessee Lottery’s toll-free hotline number to check which Powerball numbers were drawn Nov. 10, she was quickly struck speechless. That’s because her ticket numbers matched all five of the white ball numbers drawn—which means a cash prize of one-million dollars!

11/13/2012
GAINESBORO PLAYER WINS $420,000 FROM TENNESSEE CASH!
A Tennessee Cash ticket purchased in Gainesboro (Jackson County) is worth $420,000 after last night's drawing, which is the fifth time since Sept. 12 the jackpot for this in-state lotto game has been hit. No information about the winner is known until the prize is claimed.

11/11/2012
$1 MILLION POWERBALL WIN IN KNOXVILLE!
The Tennessee Lottery created its second winner of $1 million or more in just over a week thanks to Saturday night's POWERBALL drawing. The lucky ticket, which matched all five white balls, is worth $1 million and was purchased by a player in Knoxville. This is the 96th Tennessee Lottery prize of $1 million or more since the Lottery’s inception. No additional information is available until the player redeems the prize.

11/8/2012
Shelbyville Player Wins $150,000!
Nice prize for Regina Lientz of Shelbyville who won $150,000 playing the popular instant game, GIANT JUMBO BUCKS! Regina purchased the ticket at Discount Food Mart in Shelbyville and loves that this win will make her debt-free! Congratulations, Regina!

11/4/2012
$2 MILLION POWERBALL WIN IN MEMPHIS: MEGA MILLIONS JACKPOT WON IN NY
A POWERBALL ticket purchased in Memphis is worth a whopping $2 million after Saturday night’s drawing thanks to the player’s use of the Power Play option, which increased the prize from $1 million to $2 million. For an extra $1, a player can purchase the Power Play option to increase any non-jackpot winnings. No additional information is available until the prize is claimed.

10/25/2012
Entry Deadline for the "Wheel Of Fortune" Final Second Chance Drawing is Thursday, Nov. 1!
Be sure to enter your non-winning "Wheel Of Fortune" instant tickets for a chance to win the $100,000 cash prize to be given away on Thursday, Nov. 8! Simply register your non-winning "Wheel Of Fortune" instant tickets through your VIP Players Suite account. Not a member? Join today! It’s easy! Just click on the VIP Player Suite icon above and follow the instructions.

10/23/2012
$150,000 Cookeville Winner!
Congratulations to Claudia Hunter of Cookeville who won $150,000 playing the instant ticket, Giant Jumbo Bucks. Claudia, pictured with her friend, Shane Miller, is not quite sure how she’ll use her prize money, but says it’s a welcome addition to her retirement nest egg. Claudia purchased her winning ticket at Mapco Express.

10/18/2012
Entry Deadline for "PAC-MAN" Second Chance Drawings is Thursday, Oct. 25!
Be sure to enter for your chance to win a “Winner’s Choice” PAC-MAN® Arcade Machine and the Cash Grand Prize of $20,000, both to be given away on Thursday, Nov. 1. Simply register your non-winning “PAC-MAN” instant tickets through your VIP Players Suite account. Not a member? Join today! It’s easy! Just click on the VIP Players Suite icon above and follow the instructions.

10/18/2012
Maryville Player Wins $50,000!
Lakesha Hewitt of Maryville in Blount County was the lucky winner of $50,000 from the popular Jumbo Bucks instant game. Lakesha and her husband, John, plan to use the prize money for their daughter, Jada’s, education. Lakesha purchased her winning ticket at E-Z Food Mart in Maryville. Congratulations!

10/17/2012
MEGA MILLIONS JACKPOT WON IN CALIFORNIA, MASSACHUSETTS
The Mega Millions jackpot of $61 million was won Tuesday, Oct. 16, by players who purchased tickets in Massachusetts and California. In Tennessee, the drawing created nearly 7,000 winning tickets.

10/16/2012
$380,000 TENNESSEE CASH WIN IN DECATURVILLE!
A $380,000 Tennessee Cash jackpot was won Monday night by a player who purchased a ticket in Decaturville (West Tennessee). This makes the fourth time since Sept. 12 that a Tennessee Cash jackpot has been won.

10/15/2012
LOTTERY DELIVERS AGAIN—POSTS RECORD 1st QUARTER RETURN Sales up $18.2 Million over Last Year’s Record-Breaking Pace; $81.2 Million in Proceeds for Education; Up 14.2% Year-to-Date
Building on last year’s record-smashing performance, the Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation has hit yet another milestone, posting a new record for first quarter education proceeds: $81.27 million raised for state education programs, a 14.2 percent increase over the same period last fiscal year and a significant gain over the previous first quarter record of $71.11 million set that same year.

10/10/2012
Entry Deadline for "Tennessee Titans" Second-Chance Drawing is Tuesday, Oct. 16!
The entry deadline for the first Tennessee Titans Second-Chance drawing is Tuesday, Oct. 16. Be sure to enter for a chance to win a “12th Titan Package” that includes Club Level season tickets for the entire 2013 – 2014 season and special Titans home game experiences. In addition, you can win one of 350 Titans Merchandise Prize Packs, titanslockerroom.com gift cards and more! Simply register your non-winning Tennessee Titans instant tickets through your VIP Players Suite account. Not a member? Join today! It’s easy! Just click on the VIP Player Suite icon above and follow the instructions.

10/7/2012
$250,000 MEGA MILLIONS WIN IN NASHVILLE!
The Tennessee Lottery continues to create thousands of lucky winners throughout the state including a lucky player in Nashville who purchased a Mega Millions ticket worth $250,000 after Friday night’s drawing. No other information is available until the prize is claimed. Please note: all Tennessee Lottery offices will be closed Monday, Oct. 8.

10/4/2012
POWERBALL JACKPOT TICKET SOLD IN DE
Wednesday night’s Powerball drawing created more than 10,000 winning tickets in Tennessee, while a ticket sold in Delaware matched all 6 numbers to win the $50 million jackpot.

10/2/2012
$50,000 Jumbo Bucks Win!
Congratulations to Jorge Medina who won $50,000 playing the instant game, Jumbo Bucks. Our happy winner purchased his winning ticket at Flash Market in Memphis and plans to use his prize to further his college education. Cheers!

9/27/2012
Powerball Jackpot Ticket Sold In Iowa
A Powerball jackpot ticket was purchased in Iowa to win the $202.1 million prize for Wednesday night’s drawing. In Tennessee more than 19,500 winning Powerball tickets were purchased creating lots of happy winners and additional proceeds for Lottery-funded programs.

9/23/2012
SHELBYVILLE PLAYER WINS $240,000!
The Tennessee Lottery’s weekend drawings produced over 36,000 winners including a player from Shelbyville who matched all six numbers in Friday night’s Tennessee Cash drawing to win the $240,000 jackpot. This is the third time in less than two weeks that the jackpot for this popular in-state drawing-style game has been won.

9/17/2012
Congrats to Chattanooga Winner!
Jannita Fuqua of Chattanooga nearly forgot to buy her usual ticket for Tennessee Cash on Friday, Sept. 14. Good thing she remembered, because her lucky play for that night turned into a $200,000 jackpot win! Jannita, who purchased her ticket at Mapco Express, 4711 Brainerd Rd. in Chattanooga, says she will use part of the winnings to pay bills. Congrats and good luck to Jannita and her family!

9/16/2012
$250,000 WINS IN PULASKI, KODAK; $200,000 IN CHATTANOOGA!
Two Mega Millions players, one in Pulaski and another in Kodak, each hold a ticket worth $250,000 after Friday night’s drawing. Meanwhile, a lucky player in Chattanooga won the $200,000 jackpot for Tennessee Cash—the second in a row this week for that game! No further information is available until the tickets are claimed.

9/13/2012
$1 MILLION WIN IN KNOXVILLE; $380,000 IN CROSSVILLE!
A $1 million Powerball win from last night's drawing is the second such win since Saturday and the 93rd Tennessee Lottery ticket sold worth $1 million or more! On top of that great news, a Tennessee Cash ticket sold in Crossville is a $380,000 winner after last night’s drawing for that game. No information about the winners is known until the prizes are claimed.

9/12/2012
Mega Millions Creates Over 11,000 Winning Tickets in TN; Jackpot Won in CA
Tuesday night’s Mega Millions drawing created more than 11,000 winning tickets in Tennessee, while an incredibly lucky ticket sold in California matched all 6 numbers to win the $120 million jackpot.

9/10/2012
$150,000 WIN STARTS WEEK OFF RIGHT FOR CHRISTIANA COUPLE!
There’s nothing like starting the week with weather in the 60’s … and a trip to TN Lottery Headquarters to collect $150,000! That’s what Tim and Dana Mathis of Christiana did on Monday, Sept. 10, after holding tight to their lucky GIANT JUMBO BUCKS ticket all weekend. The ticket was purchased at Mapco, 1251 Church St., in Murfreesboro. Good luck and congratulations!

9/6/2012
$1 MILLION POWERBALL WIN IN CHATTANOOGA!
The Tennessee Lottery’s newest—and as-yet unknown—millionaire purchased his or her lucky Powerball ticket in Chattanooga. The ticket matched five-of-five white balls in Wednesday night’s drawing, which earns it the second-place prize of $1 million in the popular game. The is the 92th ticket sold in Tennessee worth one-million dollars or more since the Lottery began in 2004.

9/4/2012
Titans and Lottery Team Up: Kick Off Season with New Instant Ticket “Be the 12th Titan” promotion offers game-day fun, chance at $100,000, multiple ticket packages and more!
The Tennessee Lottery and the Tennessee Titans are teaming up once again to launch the popular “Tennessee Titans” instant-ticket game to kick off the NFL season and appeal to football fans across the state. Showcasing Titans team colors and a Titans helmet, the $5 game offers a chance to win cash prizes of up to $100,000, Titans tickets, “12th Titan” game day experiences, and more. Of special interest to fans will be the “Second Chance” drawings for a variety of Titans-related prizes, including coveted “12th Titan” packages featuring season tickets and special experiences at each Titans home game. Examples include participating with team captains for the coin toss, an on-field jersey presentation, and joining the team in the LP Field tunnel during player introductions.

8/24/2012
$150,000 WIN FOR BROWNSVILLE PLAYER IS "UNBELIEVABLE!"
For Ann of Brownsville (Haywood County), a $150,000 win from playing "Giant Jumbo Bucks" couldn't have come at a better time. "You have no idea how incredible this is! I just couldn't believe it...really, it's unbelieveable!" said Ann, who purchased the lucky ticket at Country Corner Market, 680 N. Dupree Ave., in Brownsville. Way to go, Ann!

8/22/2012
$50,000 WIN FOR CENTERVILLE PLAYER WILL HELP SEND DAUGHTER TO COLLEGE!
For Centerville's Sean Wilson, playing the Tennessee Lottery "once a month or so" paid big with a $50,000 Jumbo Bucks win! The timing couldn't have been better, since Sean will use the cash to help send his daughter to college this month. Congrats to Sean and his family!

8/21/2012
$935,686 TN CASH WIN IN MEMPHIS!
It’s not quite one-million dollars, but close—A Tennessee Cash ticket purchased in Memphis is worth an incredible $935,686 after Monday night’s drawing, which also created 36,594 additional winning tickets throughout the state. No additional information is available about the jackpot winner until the prize is claimed.

8/16/2012
$320 MILLION HIT IN MICHIGAN; TN CASH SOARS TO $840,000
Wednesday’s exciting Powerball drawing for an incredible $320 million concluded with a jackpot win in the Great Lakes state while creating nearly 52,000 winning tickets in Tennessee alone. The Tennessee Lottery reminds players to check their tickets to see if they are winners of one of the eight non-jackpot prizes. Meanwhile, Wednesday night also saw a Tennessee Cash drawing that created more than 26,000 winning tickets and a jackpot that soared to $840,000 for Friday!

8/16/2012
8 PLAYERS WIN MORE THAN $1.3 MILLION BY ENTERING NON-WINNING TICKETS INTO “PLAY IT AGAIN!” DRAWING; Lucky winners from across the state: Erin, Mason, Clarksville, Mt. Juliet, Chattanooga, Morristown
The second time’s the charm for eight Tennessee Education Lottery players who entered non-winning instant tickets into the Lottery’s “Play It Again!” program to win a total of more than $1.3 million in this week’s drawing. “I couldn’t talk,” said $250,000 winner Linda Lamberth of Erin when asked how she felt when Lottery Education Corporation President and CEO Rebecca Hargrove called to tell her the good news. “Then I couldn’t hear because my daughter (Cindy) was hootin’ and hollerin’ in the background!”

8/14/2012
POWERBALL JACKPOT PUSHED TO $320 MILLION! Avoid the Rush, Don't Wait 'till Last Minute
Jackpot fever just rose a notch higher with the announcement that the estimated jackpot for Wednesday’s Powerball drawing has risen from $305 million to an incredible $320 MILLION, making it the fourth largest jackpot in the game’s history. With a jackpot this size, the Tennessee Education Lottery is encouraging those who want a chance to win to avoid the rush by not waiting 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 Wednesday.

8/13/2012
$16,962 TN CASH WIN IN MCKENZIE!
A Tennessee Cash ticket sold in McKenzie (Carroll County) matched five numbers (no Cash Ball) in the drawing held Monday, Aug. 13, for a win of $16,962! The jackpot for that in-state drawing-style game now stands at an incredible $780,000.No further information about the winner is available until the prize is claimed.

8/8/2012
$250,000 WIN IN PULASKI
The Mega Millions drawing on Tuesday, Aug. 7, created more than 7,000 winning tickets in Tennessee, including one worth $250,000 that was sold in Pulaski. No further information about the Pulaski winner is available until the prize is claimed.

8/2/2012
Entry Deadline for the "Wheel Of Fortune" Second-Chance Drawing is Thursday, Aug. 9!
If you haven’t entered your eligible Wheel Of Fortune tickets already, be sure to do so by Aug. 9. Tickets previously entered that weren’t selected as a trip winner in the first two drawings are also eligible for this drawing. This drawing will select 3 finalists on Thursday, Aug. 16, for inclusion in a Multi-State Drawing for a cash prize of up to $1 Million. The final Multi-State Drawing will include all eligible entries from all participating Lotteries and will be held on or about Sept. 17. For details or to become a VIP, click on the VIP Player Suite icon above.

8/1/2012
May Anniversary Date Is Cash 4 Winner!
Joseph Agosta and his wife of 33 years always play the digits of their May anniversary, which turned out to be an excellent strategy! The Agostas, of Rockvale, won $20,000 playing their favorite Tennessee Lottery game, Cash 4. The lucky couple plan to use the prize to continue their passion for travel, maintain their home and cover a few bills. Good Luck and Happy Anniversary!

7/20/2012
Word Game Nets $50,000 Win for Savannah Player!
Mary Beth Wilkerson of Savannah couldn’t believe it when she realized the last letter she scratched on her “Crossword” instant ticket meant she had enough words to win the top prize of $50,000! Mary Beth usually plays a variety of instant ticket games, but now “Crossword” will be a favorite. Our lucky winner plans to pay bills, help other family members and save the rest. Good luck, Mary Beth!

7/19/2012
$300,000 Win In Bradley County!
Congratulations to Carlos Hernandez who won $300,000 playing the instant game, Jumbo Jumbo Bucks. Hailing from Virginia, Carlos has enjoyed living and working in Charleston in Bradley County for several years and really likes playing Tennessee’s Lottery. “I’m definitely putting this money into savings,” said Carlos who has enjoyed several smaller wins, as well. This recent winning ticket was purchased at Mr. Zip #2 in Charleston.

7/16/2012
THE NUMBERS ARE IN: Lottery Again Shatters Records!
Showing impressive gains across the board, the Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation today announced record-shattering totals for Fiscal Year 2012, including a hefty $323.4 million raised for state education programs, a sharp 10.2 percent jump over last year’s then-record total of $293.4 million. This strong showing by the Lottery produced approximately $30 million more to be used for education-related funding in Tennessee. With more than $1.31 billion in total sales for FY 2012, the Lottery shot past last year’s previous sales record of $1.18 billion, an increase of more than $124.6 million. This year’s totals, covering the fiscal year July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012, marked the eighth consecutive year the Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation has posted record sales.

7/6/2012
$300,000 WIN WILL HELP BENTON WOMAN ENJOY LOVE FOR HORSES!
Just imagine a $300,000 win from simply scratching a “Jumbo Jumbo Bucks” ticket from the Tennessee Lottery! That’s what happened to April Dodson, a waitress from Benton (Polk County). “I couldn’t believe it! I cried and called my husband as soon as I double-checked my numbers.” April purchased the lucky ticket at the Kangaroo Express in Benton and plans to buy some land so she can enjoy her love of horseback riding. Good luck and Congrats!

6/28/2012
CHARLOTTE PLAYER WINS $220,000! 2nd Tennessee Cash Jackpot Win in a Week, 10th Since New Year’s Eve!
A winning ticket sold in Charlotte (Dickson County) matched all six Tennessee Cash numbers in the drawing held Wednesday, June 27, to win the jackpot of $220,000. This is the second time this week and the 10th time since New Year’s Eve that the jackpot for this in-state lotto-style game has been won. The largest of these wins, a jackpot of $977,862 hit earlier this week, was split by two players, making it 11 Tennessee Cash jackpot-winning tickets overall since Dec. 31, 2011.

6/24/2012
TENNESSEE CASH JACKPOT TICKETS SOLD IN COSBY & TULLAHOMA; PB jackpot won in CT
It was a lucky weekend in Tennessee with over 55,000 winning tickets purchased across the state including two Tennessee Cash jackpot tickets. One ticket purchased in Cosby in Cocke County and one ticket purchased in Tullahoma, correctly matched all 5 numbers and the Cash Ball in Friday night’s Tennessee Cash drawing to split the $977,862 jackpot. No additional information is available until the prize is claimed. In addition, one Powerball jackpot ticket was purchased in Connecticut to win the $60 million jackpot.

6/19/2012
Lewisburg Couple Wins $40,000 Powerball Prize!
Mary Holt and her fiancé, Fred Agent, were thrilled to discover that they had a winning $40,000 Powerball ticket for the June 13 drawing! “I was so nervous I didn’t know what to do but call Fred,” said Mary who enjoys playing the popular draw-style game. The Lewisburg residents plan to use part of the prize money to pay bills and put the rest toward their savings. Congratulations!

6/15/2012
Cookeville Player Can’t Believe Her $50,000 Win!
What a great day for Heather Whitlow of Cookeville, who was “in total disbelief” after a $50,000 win from her first time playing Jumbo Bucks! Heather, who works at TN Tech, claimed her prize in Nashville on June 14 and says her first move will be to “take care of bills and take her daughters shopping.” Heather bought the lucky ticket at Cookeville’s BP Shop on Spring Street. Congrats!

6/12/2012
Big Bonanza Bucks for Birthday!
Congratulations to Carroll Thompson of Donelson, who received an unexpected birthday surprise when he purchased a $2 Million Bonanza for himself as a gift … and won $100,000! “I couldn’t believe it! I had the retailer triple check to make sure I was reading it right,” he said. Carroll, a local truck driver, purchased his ticket at the Discount Tobacco Outlet on Lebanon Road in Nashville. He claimed his prize at the Lottery’s Nashville HQ with several excited family members in tow. Good luck to the Carroll family!

5/30/2012
$1 MILLION MANCHESTER WINNER CLAIMS PRIZE!
Our lucky $1,000,000 winner from the Saturday, May 26 Powerball drawing is Willard Henderson of Manchester in Coffee County. Mr. Henderson, who purchased his ticket at the Discount Tobacco Outlet in Manchester, is the Lottery’s 90th winner of a prize of $1 million or more! Plans for the prize include contributions to their grandchildren's college funds and a new car. Congratulations to the Hendersons!

5/29/2012
$50,000 Win In Sparta!
Ruth Rogers of Sparta was thrilled with her $50,000 Jumbo Bucks instant ticket win!. An avid player, Ruth has been lucky with the Lottery quite a bit over the years. In addition to her $50,000 prize, she is the recent winner of $10,000 as well as a few smaller prizes. Ruth loves playing the Jumbo Bucks “family” of instant tickets and takes pride in using her winnings wisely. Congratulations to the Rogers family!

5/27/2012
"COOL" $1 MILLION WIN BREAKS HEATWAVE FOR MANCHESTER PLAYER!
The record temperatures of the holiday weekend will change a bit for a Manchester player who has a Powerball ticket worth a "cool" $1 million after Saturday night's drawing! What a great way to add to the holiday weekend and kick-off the summer! No additional information is available until the incredible prize is claimed.

5/7/2012
$250,000 MEGA MILLIONS TICKET SOLD IN GREENEVILLE
Over 11,000 winning Mega Millions tickets were purchased in Tennessee for the drawing held Friday, May 4, including a $250,000 winning ticket for a lucky Greeneville player who matched all 5 white balls. The Mega Millions jackpot of $118 million was won by a player who purchased a ticket in Illinois. No additional information is available until the winner claims their prize.

4/29/2012
$340,000 TENNESSEE CASH WIN IN MEMPHIS!
The weekend news from the Tennessee Lottery includes nearly 40,000 winners including a player from Memphis who matched all five numbers plus the Cash Ball in Friday night’s Tennessee Cash drawing to win the $340,000 jackpot.

4/26/2012
Powerball Jackpot Ticket Sold in PA
A Powerball jackpot ticket was purchased in Pennsylvania to win the $172.7 million prize for Wednesday night’s drawing while in Tennessee more than 14,500 winning Powerball tickets were purchased.

4/20/2012
“PLAY IT AGAIN!” DRAWING BRINGS $1.3 MILLION IN PRIZES From Retired Military to Librarian, Players Win Second Time Around
First impressions may not get second chances, but Tennessee Lottery players do, as fifteen lucky Lottery players learned when they won more than $1.3 million in this week’s “Play it Again!” drawing, the Lottery program that gives players a second chance to play and win by entering eligible non-winning instant tickets. That second chance hit big for Joe Salmon of Nashville, who won a whopping $1,000,000 from entering a non-winning “Tennessee Millionaires Club” instant ticket. A construction worker and graduate of Stratford High School, Salmon was ecstatic when reached on the telephone by Lottery President & CEO Rebecca Hargrove, who called Wednesday night to inform him of the drawing results.

4/19/2012
EAST RIDGE PLAYER HITS MILLION DOLLAR POWERBALL PRIZE!
A Powerball ticket purchased in East Ridge is worth $1,000,000 after the Wednesday, April 18 drawing. Missing the jackpot by only one number—the “Powerball”--, the winning ticket matched the remaining five numbers to earn the second-place award. No additional information is available until the prize is claimed.

4/16/2012
Tennessee Lottery on a Roll—Posts Record Third Quarter! March Hits ‘Trifecta’: Best Month, Best Week, Best Day in Lottery History Year-to-Date Lottery for Education Proceeds hit $234 Million
Boosted by sales from a world-record jackpot and increasingly popular instant games, the Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation today announced record-setting totals for the Third Quarter of Fiscal Year 2012, including a whopping $89.96 million raised for state education programs, a 17 percent increase over the same quarter last fiscal year, and well above the previous record of $79.6 million set in the Third Quarter of Fiscal Year 2006. Year-to-date, Lottery proceeds for education—the funds used for scholarships, grants and related programs—have now reached $234 million, up $22.44 million, or 10.6 percent, over this time last year. When combined with Lottery funding for after-school programs— $87.1 million to date— the total Lottery funding for education-related programs now exceeds $2.3 billion since the Lottery’s inception in 2004.

4/12/2012
It's Believable Now!
James Wilson of Arrington in Williamson County is the winner of $150,000 playing the instant game, Giant Jumbo Bucks. "I checked that ticket over and over because I just couldn't believe what I was seeing," said James. "Meeting Rebecca and seeing the "Big Check," now I know it's real!" Congratulations, James!

4/10/2012
$653,388 TENNESSEE CASH WIN IN SEVIER COUNTY!
A player in Seymour in Sevier County correctly matched all five numbers plus the Cash Ball in Monday night’s Tennessee Cash drawing to win the $653,338 jackpot. No additional information is available until the prize is claimed.

3/31/2012
MEGA MILLIONS RECORD JACKPOT RUN = $9.3 MILLION FOR EDUCATON IN TN; 2 $250,000 tickets sold in Ardmore, Monteagle; Record $640 Million Jackpot to be split by winners in Kansas, Illinois and Maryland
For the Volunteer State, the incredible Mega Millions jackpot run that ended Friday night resulted in more than 291,000 winning tickets sold in the state, including 2 who won $250,000 in Monteagle and Ardmore. Additionally, there was an amazing amount of fun around offices, coffee shops and elsewhere, with the most important news of approximately $9.3 million generated for education during this jackpot cycle alone.

3/30/2012
MEGA MILLIONS QUICK FACTS
-Ticket purchases for the $640 Million drawing must be made by today (Friday, March 30) no later than 9:45 p.m. CT/10:45 p.m. ET -$640 Million Jackpot has a present cash value of $462 million -If the winner chooses the annuitized amount, it would be paid over 26 years in annual installments of $24,615,384

3/29/2012
ARE YOU IN A LOTTERY POOL?
Is there a lottery pool at your office? Are you and your co-workers buying lottery tickets together in hopes of winning the record Mega Millions jackpot? "20/20" wants to hear from you. Just fill out your contact information at the address below and a producer may contact you. Who knows? You could become famous!CLICK HERE to go to ABC NEWS

3/29/2012
$40,000 Memphis Winners!
Well, it’s not $540 million, but any win is exciting! A group of co-workers in Memphis were thrilled to win $40,000 when 4 of their Mega Millions numbers matched 4 selected on March 23. Each of the 6 members of the group has different plans for their share of the prize..ranging from a Disney trip and a playground for their kids to a special birthday present for a spouse and a greenhouse for a mother. Way to go!

3/28/2012
Gargantuan Mega Millions Jackpot Goes Even Higher!
Increased sales have pushed the astoundingly high Mega Millions jackpot from $476 million to $500 MILLION (half-a-billion dollars) for Friday night’s drawing!

3/26/2012
MEGA MILLIONS JACKPOT INCREASED TO $363 MILLION!
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3/23/2012
Clarksville Resident Wins $50,000!
Fuatia Togia loves to play the Lottery and was thrilled with his win of $50,000 playing the instant game, Crossword. "I like this game," said Fuatia. "You have to take your time when you play it and I like that." Fuatia says he has no specific plans for his winnings but he was sure his wife would have some ideas! The winning ticket was purchased at Sudden Service #24 in Clarksville. Congratulations!

3/22/2012
Powerball Jackpot Ticket Sold in New Jersey
A Powerball jackpot ticket was purchased in New Jersey to win the $70 million prize for Wednesday night’s drawing while in Tennessee, more than 11,000 winning Powerball tickets were purchased. But the excitement continues as players wait anxiously for this Friday's Mega Millions drawing that boasts a grand prize of $290 million!

3/21/2012
$250,000 MEGA MILLIONS WIN IN MEMPHIS
Mega Millions news from the Tennessee Lottery is hot! Not only did the Tuesday night's drawing push the jackpot to an incredible $290 million, but it also created a $250,000 winning ticket sold in Memphis. No additional information about the Memphis winner is available until the prize is claimed.

3/9/2012
$250,000 Win In Lawrenceburg!
Lawrenceburg resident Keith Orton couldn’t believe his luck – a sizzling win of $250,000 playing Hot Hot Cash! But his disbelief soon vanished when Rebecca Hargrove, Lottery President & CEO, handed him that “big check!” The winning ticket was purchased at Taz Mart in Lawrenceburg.

3/8/2012
Powerball Jackpot Ticket Sold In Rhode Island
A Powerball jackpot ticket was purchased for Wednesday night’s drawing in Rhode Island to win the $60 million prize. Over 13,000 winning tickets were produced in Tennessee alone creating lots of happy winners and additional proceeds for Lottery-funded programs.

3/6/2012
TENNESSEE LOTTERY POSTS BEST MONTH IN HISTORY February Sales Smash Record Year-to-Date Proceeds for Education hit $197 Million, Up $14.3 Million Over Last Year
Continuing on pace for a another record-setting year, the Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation today announced that total sales for February 2012 were a remarkable $130.03 million, the highest of any month since inception of the Lottery and a whopping 11.4 % increase over the previous record month of March 2011 ($116.7 million). Lottery for Education Proceeds—the funds used for scholarships, grants and related programs-- totaled $30.4 million for February alone. Total Lottery for Education Proceeds through February are now $197.9 million, up $14.3 million over the same period last year, a robust 7.8% growth rate.

2/29/2012
$250,000 MEGA MILLIONS WIN IN COFFEE COUNTY JACKPOT HITS TRIPLE DIGITS FOR FRIDAY!
Tuesday night's MEGA MILLIONS drawing created more than 8,000 winning tickets in Tennessee, including one worth $250,000 that was sold in Manchester in Coffee County. The draw also pushed the Mega Millions jackpot to an incredible $108 million for Friday night’s drawing. No further information about the Manchester winner is available until the prize is claimed.

2/28/2012
$280,000 TENNESSEE CASH WIN IN NASHVILLE!
A Tennessee Cash ticket purchased in Nashville is worth $280,000 after Monday night's drawing, which is the fourth time this month the jackpot for this game has been hit. No additional information is available until the prize is claimed.

2/26/2012
OVER 40,000 TENNESSEE WEEKEND WINS! Powerball jackpot ticket sold in NY
A Powerball jackpot ticket was sold in New York to win Saturday night’s drawing of the $70 million prize. In Tennessee, more than 40,000 winning tickets were purchased for the Lottery’s popular drawing-style games of Powerball, Mega Millions and Tennessee Cash creating happy winners and additional revenue for Lottery-funded programs.

2/24/2012
Columbia Player Headed For Tinseltown!
Elvis Jefferson of Columbia couldn’t be more excited about being drawn as one of four “Wheel of Fortune Hollywood Trip” winners. He and his wife Mary, who plan to make the Hollywood trip the honeymoon they never had during their 20 years of marriage, can’t wait for a chance to play in an exclusive non-broadcast, lottery players-only Wheel of Fortune game with Pat Sajak and Vanna White. Elvis won the trip just by entering a non-winning Wheel of Fortune ticket on our VIP Players Suite. Go get ‘em, Elvis!

2/17/2012
A Valentine That's Sweeter Than Candy!
Talk about a sweet Valentine’s Day! Russell Allen of Cordova won $150,000 on a Giant Jumbo Bucks ticket his wife gave him to help celebrate the Holiday of Love … Cupid’s arrow really struck this couple hard! The winning ticket was purchased at Kroger in Cordova. Congratulations!

2/16/2012
$260,000 TENNESSEE CASH WIN IN MURFREESBORO!
It was an exciting night for Tennessee Cash players as one lucky player in Murfreesboro correctly matched all five numbers plus the Cash Ball to win the $260,000 jackpot. In addition, two players, one in Ethridge and one in Hohenwald, were close to the top prize, matching the five white balls only, to win the second tier prize! In total, over 14,000 winning Tennessee Cash tickets were purchased. No additional information is available until the prizes are claimed.

2/15/2012
$10,000 Win for Jefferson County Player!
Lynn “Darrell” Lee of Strawberry Plains is the lucky winner of $10,000 from the instant ticket, JUMBO Jumbo Bucks. Joined by his parents, Lee picked up his winning check at the Knoxville district office. “I jumped and screamed when I realized I won,” said Lee who plans to use his prize money to pay a few bills. The lucky ticket was purchased at Kodak Shell in Kodak. Congratulations to the Lee family!

2/14/2012
LOTTERY SALES FOR THE WEEK SHATTER ALL PREVIOUS RECORDS “NEW” POWERBALL, LAUNCH OF ‘MEGA’ INSTANT GAME DRIVE $37.4 MILLION IN SALES
Fueled by timely innovations to key games, the Tennessee Lottery posted total gross sales of $37,426,806 for the week ending Feb. 12, setting an in-state record and shattering the previous mark set the first week of the Lottery’s operation in January 2004.

2/12/2012
NEARLY 61,000 POWERBALL WINS IN TN; $336.4 MILLION JACKPOT HIT IN RI
The exciting jackpot roll for the popular Powerball game culminated over the weekend with a drawing on Saturday night that created nearly 61,000 winning tickets in Tennessee alone and a mind-boggling jackpot win of $336.4 million in Rhode Island.

2/10/2012
NEWSFLASH: POWERBALL JACKPOT PUSHED TO $325 MILLION FOR SATURDAY! “NEW” Powerball and Increased Sales Push Jackpot to 3rd Largest in Game's History
Jackpot fever just rose a notch higher with the announcement that the estimated jackpot for Saturday’s Powerball drawing has risen from $310 million to a gargantuan $325 million. The increase can be attributed to brisk sales across the country and the launch of game changes designed to create Bigger jackpots, Better odds and More millionaires. “Just as we anticipated, the redesigned Powerball game is quickly providing the huge jackpots that create excitement throughout the state and beyond,” said Rebecca Hargrove, President and CEO of the Tennessee Lottery. “Players are excited, sales are on the rise, and it’s all for a great cause.”

2/9/2012
“NEW” POWERBALL QUICKLY DRIVES JACKPOT TO $310 MILLION Saturday’s Jackpot is 5th Largest in Powerball History!
Following the recent launch of the ‘new’ Powerball game, Tennessee Lottery players are quickly seeing one of the benefits in the form of a gigantic $310 million jackpot for Saturday’s drawing! “Just as we anticipated, the redesigned Powerball game is quickly providing the huge jackpots that create excitement throughout the state and beyond,” said Rebecca Hargrove, President and CEO of the Tennessee Lottery. “Apart from bigger jackpots, players appreciate the new Powerball for the improved odds and the likelihood of more million-dollar winners in Tennessee.” she added. “At the same time, we’re expecting proceeds from the new game to increase the Lottery’s contribution to the important scholarship programs we fund.”

2/8/2012
$250,000 MEGA MILLIONS WIN IN KNOXVILLE POWERBALL JACKPOT AT $250 MILLION FOR TONIGHT!
Tuesday night's MEGA MILLIONS drawing created more than 6,000 winning tickets in Tennessee, including one worth $250,000 that was sold in Knoxville. Also big in todays news from the Tennessee Lottery is a whopping $250 million POWERBALL jackpot for tonight’s drawing. No further information about the Knoxville winner is available until the prize is claimed.

2/7/2012
$220,000 TENNESSEE CASH WIN IN HARRISON!
A player in Harrison in Hamilton County correctly matched all five numbers plus the Cash Ball in Monday night’s Tennessee Cash drawing to win the $220,000 jackpot. That makes two Tennessee Cash jackpots won in less than a week for a total of $660,000! No additional information is available until the prizes are claimed.

2/6/2012
LOTTERY KEEPS IT COMING: LAUNCHES RECORD-BREAKING INSTANT TICKET GAME, NEW PLAYER REWARDS PROGRAM
Following the recent launch of the ‘new’ Powerball, the Tennessee Lottery keeps it coming with two more innovative features sure to keep players happy. Just imagine scratching a ticket and learning you had won a whopping $3 million. Tennessee Lottery players will have that chance starting tomorrow with the launch of “$3,000,000 Mega Cash,” an instant game with the biggest top prize in Tennessee Lottery history. And Tuesday is also the Lottery’s launch date for “VIP Rewards™,” an exciting new player rewards program that allows Lottery players to earn points they can then redeem for a wide range of merchandise in the “VIP Store.”

2/2/2012
$440,000 TENNESSEE CASH WIN IN BARTLETT!
A player in Bartlett in Shelby County correctly matched all five numbers plus the Cash Ball in Wednesday night’s Tennessee Cash drawing to win the $440,000 jackpot. No additional information is available until the prize is claimed.

2/1/2012
Big Win Becomes Bigger!
This morning’s visit to Lottery headquarters brought a nice surprise to Robert Jones of Murfreesboro! He arrived with what he thought was a $50,000 winning Big Money Maker instant ticket. Turns out he was mistaken--- it was a $250,000 winner! Now that’s a great way to start the day! Robert purchased his winning ticket at C&E Market & Deli in Christiana.

1/25/2012
Mega Millions Jackpot Ticket Sold In GA
A Mega Millions jackpot ticket was purchased for Tuesday night’s drawing in Georgia to win the $71 million prize. Over 6,500 winning tickets were produced in Tennessee alone creating lots of happy winners and additional proceeds for Lottery-funded programs.

1/20/2012
LOTTERY MARKS 8-YEAR ANNIVERSARY WITH RECORD DECEMBER 2nd Quarter Produces Big Increase to Education Programs
On the celebration of its eighth anniversary, the Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation today announced strong second quarter results, including a record December and a whopping $78.2 million raised for state education programs, an increase of nearly $5.8 million representing an impressive 8% growth over the same quarter last fiscal year.

1/8/2012
$1 MILLION WIN IN HENDERSONVILLE IS LOTTERY'S 85TH OF $1 MILLION OR MORE!
And the big wins keep coming! A lucky player who purchased a Mega Millions ticket in Hendersonville wins a cool $1 million by matching five of five white numbers drawn Friday night. This marks the 85th win of $1 million or more since the Tennessee Lottery began selling tickets nearly eight years ago. More news from Friday night includes a Tennessee Cash winner who purchased a ticket in Memphis now worth $29,149 after matching five of six numbers drawn.

1/4/2012
LOTTERY CLOSES OUT 2011 WITH MORE THAN 132 SIX-FIGURE WINNERS! Includes 16 Winners of $1 Million or More…and New Year continues the trend
From a mid-state cattle farmer who won $1 million by simply scratching a ticket to an Antioch woman who plans to continue clipping coupons even after her $250,000 win, the Tennessee Lottery closed out 2011 with more than 132 players winning $100,000 or more, including 16 winning tickets of $1 million or more. “It has been a wonderful year for our players. Lots of big wins and record-breaking returns for the education programs the Lottery funds,” said Rebecca Hargrove, President and CEO. “It looks like that trend is continuing as the New Year has already started off with a bang!”

1/3/2012
$200,000 JACKPOT WIN IN BARTLETT 2nd IN A ROW FOR TN CASH GAME!
And the good tidings of the New Year keep rolling in! A lucky player who purchased a Tennessee Cash ticket in Bartlett (Shelby County) matched all six numbers correctly from Monday night’s drawing to win the jackpot of $200,000. This marks the second jackpot win in a row for this game since a player in Sparta won a jackpot of $300,000 from Friday’s drawing. No additional information about the winners is available until the prizes are claimed.

1/1/2012
$300,000 WIN IN SPARTA KICKS OFF 2012!
A lucky player who purchased a Tennessee Cash ticket in Sparta will start the New Year $300,000 ahead thanks to a jackpot win from Friday night's drawing! That game, along with the Powerball and Mega Millions weekend drawings, created thousands of winners throughout the state. No additional information about the Sparta winner is available until the prize is claimed.