For the third time in just over a week, a lucky Tennessee Lottery player has won a Tennessee Cash jackpot. This time it’s an as-yet-unknown player who purchased a ticket in Columbia that matched all six numbers drawn Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, to win $220,000.
The Tennessee Lottery's weekend drawings created thousands of winning tickets, including a $220,000 Tennessee Cash jackpot winner in Jellico (Friday, Feb. 3), and a $50,000 Powerball winner in Brentwood (Saturday, Feb. 4). This is the second time in a week the jackpot has been won for Tennessee Cash.
An as-yet-unknown Tennessee Lottery player in Johnson City won $100,000 from the Powerball drawing held Feb. 1, 2017. The lucky player won by matching 4 of the 5 white numbers drawn plus the red Powerball number.
The Tennessee Education Lottery marks its 13th anniversary today with the announcement that it has surpassed the $4 billion mark for dollars raised for education. The Lottery also announced its second quarter results, which yielded a record second-quarter return of $89.6 million to the Lottery for Education Account for the period Oct. 1 through Dec. 30, 2016.