Tennessee Lottery Celebrates Tenth Year

January 24th, 2014   ·   Add Your Comment Now...

The Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation celebrated their 10th anniversary with a short program at their headquarters in Nashville.

During the program the lottery took pride in having raised more than $2.91 billion for education in the state.  They also happily reported having sold a total of more than $11 billion in tickets, with $6.8 billion having been paid out as prizes.  Of those, 131 tickets won at least a million dollars, the most recent of which was the one which scooped a $61 million jackpot from the Mega Millions.

A new logo was also unveiled, as well as advertisements showing Hope scholars who benefited from lottery’s education fund.  Lottery officials also thanked the public for its support that saw a 5.9% increase in sales last fiscal year.

Read more in http://www.wrcbtv.com/story/24511415/lottery-marks-major-milestone-with-10th-anniversary

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