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Tennessee lottery player wins $1.2 million Powerball prize

PowerballPowerball: Tennessee lottery player wins $1.2 million Powerball prize

A player in Manchester, Tennessee, will win $1.2 million after Saturday night's Powerball drawing.

The player is one of five Tennessee Powerball players who matched all five white balls correctly; on top of the usual $200,000 prize, these players win an additional $467,142 Bonus Prize created with the record-breaking jackpot amount.

The Manchester player, however, also chose the Power Play option which means the prize will be increased by the Bonus Prize and the multiplier of four for a grand total of $1,267,142.

The other second-tier tickets were purchased in Christiana, Jackson, Oliver Springs and Winchester.

No additional information is available about the winners until they claim their prize.

Saturday night a player in Nebraska won the record-breaking Powerball jackpot. In addition to the five second-tier prize winners, Tennessee had another 188,972 winners who purchased tickets from retailers throughout the state. By selecting the Power Play option, 29,942 players multiplied their winnings by four.

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Coastal Georgia
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Posted: February 21, 2006, 10:51 am - IP Logged

This is cool because it is a lump sum.

 

Way to go !!!

 

                               

              

 

 

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    Posted: February 21, 2006, 11:27 am - IP Logged

    havnt checked tickets yet since I live there enjoying the dream till I do

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      Sparta, NJ
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      Posted: February 21, 2006, 1:30 pm - IP Logged

      This guy will obviously be a promoter of both Powerplay and rolldown for Match5!  I like the idea. $365M was enough, more people will enjot the cap then will enjoy the non-cap!

      Cheers

      |||::> *'`*:-.,_,.-:*''*:--->>> Chewie  <<<---.*''*:-.,_,.-:*''* <:::|||

      I only trust myself - and that's a questionable choice

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        Tennessee
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        Posted: February 22, 2006, 6:57 am - IP Logged

        wish i would've gotten lucky!


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          Posted: February 22, 2006, 8:17 pm - IP Logged

          Congratulations to the Tennessee player purchasing the Powerplay and winning 1.2 million dollars in lump sum. I hope this person doesn't have financial problems later.