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Tennessee Lottery launches Daily Tennessee Jackpot draw game
By Kate Northrop The Tennessee Lottery released its first Tennessee-only jackpot game with drawings every day, including Sundays. Tennessee lottery players now have a shot at the first daily jackpot drawn exclusively in-state in a game called Daily Tennessee Jackpot. The Lottery keeps its games creative, fresh and exciting, which helps us accomplish our mission of raising valuable dollars for education programs in the state, Lottery CEO Rebecca Paul, said in a press release. We're pr
Nov 17, 2022, 5:07 pm - Lottery News

Tennessee man wins $4 million from second chance lottery drawing after years of entries
Non-winning ticket was a winner after all By Kate Northrop A Tennessee man's luck did not run out when his lottery ticket did not turn out to be a winner, rather it had only just begun when it won a $4 million second-chance prize. It's not every day that a second-chance drawing happens, and one player is glad his effort paid off after years of entering non-winning tickets. I've entered tickets over the years, and I can't believe I actually won, the winner told the Tennessee Lotte
Sep 1, 2022, 6:52 pm - Lottery News

Tennessee best friends split lottery ticket and win $3 million
One of them almost backed out thankfully he didn't By Kate Northrop Two buddies are splitting $3 million after agreeing to split a ticket, but one of them had almost backed out of the agreement. Brandon Thompson is sure glad he went in on those lottery tickets with his best friend Wyatt Close since they're now splitting a huge $3 million prize. The two Carthage residents were riding to work together on Friday when they decided to make a stop at the QuikTrip on Sparta Pike in Lebanon.
Oct 7, 2021, 4:32 pm - Lottery News

Tennessee man misplaces his million-dollar lottery ticket, then finds it lying in a parking lot
It's a miracle recovery that averted tragedy By Kate Northrop A Tennessee player became a million dollars richer overnight and almost immediately lost his millionaire status the next day thanks to a fluke that had the potential to leave things on a very tragic note. All hope seemed lost when a winning Tennessee Lottery ticket worth $1,178,746 was thought to be gone for good, rolling around in the dirt somewhere or blowing around in the breeze on a particularly windy day. In what seemed
Mar 19, 2021, 4:18 pm - Lottery News

Tennessee truck driver wins $2 million lottery jackpot while on the road
Wife thought he had crashed his truck when he called her with the news By Kate Northrop Luck comes in threes for a third generation truck driver, who went numb when he found out that he won a $2 million jackpot while making a stop on the road. David Partain, 30, of Chattanooga is no stranger to the Mega Millionaire Jumbo Bucks scratch-off game from the Tennessee Lottery. Having won two prizes from the game already, he tried his luck a third time and was stunned at the result. While p
Mar 10, 2021, 12:53 pm - Lottery News

World Lottery Association unanimously re-elects Tennessee Lottery CEO as President
By Kate Northrop Rebecca Paul Hargrove, the current CEO of the Tennessee Lottery, will continue to serve as WLA President, marking the second time she was elected for the two-year term position. The WLA is an international member-based organization made up of 154 official government-run lotteries and other licensed lottery organizations from 85 countries. It was established as a way for lotteries to develop relationships with one another and to create international standards and regulation
Oct 16, 2020, 3:47 pm - Lottery News

Trio busted in lottery ticket, cigarette theft ring
Includes video report Three people are charged in an elaborate theft ring involving tens of thousands of dollars worth of lottery tickets and cigarettes. Police say the thieves broke into businesses across the city, smashing their way inside with sledgehammers. For three weeks, investigators say Domenique Jones, 22, April McKinney, 35, and her daughter, Breana Sims, 20, targeted one business after another. The burglary spree began in early September at a Valero gas station on Prescot
Sep 30, 2019, 8:00 am - Lottery News

Tennessee Powerball winner claims $198 million prize sold at Hendersonville market
A winner has come forward to claim the $198 million Powerball jackpot drawn on July 13, receiving the prize anonymously through a trust. The Freedom Trust claimed the prize on Thursday at the Tennessee Lottery headquarters in Nashville, according to a news release. The winner chose to receive the lump sum amount of $128.1 million. The winning ticket was sold at Worsham's Market in Hendersonville. For more than a century, the Worsham family has owned and operated the local landmark near
Aug 2, 2019, 9:06 am - Lottery News

Tennessee man hits $2 million lottery, says 'I'm still a redneck'
Includes video report Timothy Seratt has lived paycheck to paycheck his whole life. Born and raised in Dyersburg, the 32-year-old father of two has never flown on a plane or been north of Kentucky. But now, after winning the lottery, he's a millionaire. Seratt won $2 million dollars playing a Mega Millionaire Jumbo Bucks scratch-off this week, taking home $1.3 million after taxes. It's still crazy, he said. Well, I mean I've never owned a house. So, I mean that's the first thing.
Apr 26, 2019, 12:51 pm - Lottery News

Tennessee Lottery CEO elected President of the World Lottery Association
Rebecca P. Hargrove, President and CEO of the Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation, has been unanimously elected and is the first female President of the World Lottery Association (WLA). Rebecca's leadership and vision have created an exceptional lottery organization in Tennessee that has provided billions of dollars in support of education initiatives in the state, said Susan Lanigan, Chair of the Tennessee Lottery Board of Directors, and those traits, along with her more than 30 years o
Nov 27, 2018, 6:54 pm - Lottery News

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