A lucky Tennessee Lottery player in Gallatin won a $440,000 Tennessee Cash jackpot from Friday night's drawing. Tennessee Cash is the Lottery's Tennessee-only drawing-style game with jackpots that start at $200,000. This is the fourth time in just over five weeks the game's jackpot has been won.
The Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation continues to shatter its own records, announcing today the highest week of instant game sales since it began more than 13 years ago. Sales for the week ending March 11, 2017, were $37.4 million compared to $34.6 million for the first week of Lottery sales, which began Jan. 20, 2004.
This lucky couple has a new favorite word: Jumbo! Teddy & Ameila had a Jumbo win of $300,000 playing a "Jumbo Jumbo Bucks" ticket bought at HP Fuel Max Express in Ardmore. Jumbo congrats!
The Powerball drawing held Feb. 22, 2017, for what grew to be a $435.3 million Powerball jackpot created 55,962 winning tickets in Tennessee, including two worth $50,000 each. Those were sold in Munford and Ooltewah, while the winning jackpot ticket was sold in Indiana.