The Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation has again set records for sales as it closes out its third quarter of Fiscal Year 2018. Additionally, gross sales since the beginning of Fiscal Year 2018, which began on July 1, 2017, are 9 percent ahead of the same time period last year.
The third quarter’s $107.3 million transfer to the Lottery for Education Account is the second highest of any quarter since the Lottery began selling tickets on January 20, 2004, and brings the total amount generated for education to more than $4.5 billion.
The Tennessee Lottery’s “Play It Again!” program awarded more than $3.6 million to 14 lucky Tennesseans this week, with prizes ranging from $1,000 to $2 million. Players win by entering non-winning instant tickets online, and most can’t believe they’ve won when notified that their entry had been drawn. Click headline for highlights from just a few of the winners.
There are more prizes to win playing Powerball than just the multi-million-dollar jackpot. Last night's drawing created 12,315 winning Powerball tickets of various prize levels in Tennessee, including one worth $50,000, purchased in Rutledge.
The player won by matching 4 of the 5 white numbers drawn plus the red Powerball number. No additional information is available until the prize is claimed.
A Portland man says many of his friends didn’t believe him when he told them he’d won $75,000 playing the Tennessee Lottery’s Lady Jumbo Bucks instant game. And it’s no wonder: he won the prize on April Fool’s Day.
An Oliver Springs man plans to take a “long-needed” vacation after winning $100,000 playing the Tennessee Lottery’s KENO To Go game. KENO To Go http://www.tnlottery.com/kenovideo/ is a Tennessee-only game that launched in August 2017 featuring drawings every five minutes.