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Tenn. lottery sales up 18 percent since last year
More than $270 million for scholarships, after-school projects The Tennessee Lottery saw an 18 percent increase in sales for its fiscal year ending in June, propelled upward in part by 36 new scratch-off games and two Powerball jackpots topping $300 million, according to lottery president and chief executive officer Rebecca Paul. Net sales, which do not include tickets given out as prizes, rose 18 percent to $933.4 million, up from $788 million during the year prior. It's been a great
Jul 18, 2006, 9:21 am - Lottery News

Unclaimed $800,000 Powerball Lottery Ticket Expires Today
Today is the last day left in the life of an $800,000 Powerball ticket that was sold last December in Memphis, Tennessee. As with all of the Tennessee Lottery's numbers-pick games, players have 180 days from the date of the drawing to claim their prize. Since the ticket was purchased for the Dec. 10, 2005 drawing, the ticket expires on Friday. The Lottery encourages players who purchased a ticket for that drawing to check their pockets, keepsake boxes, mattresses, to be sure their tic
Jun 9, 2006, 9:15 am - Lottery News

Tenn. Lottery sexual harassment allegations exposed
Details released on harassment complaints; ex-lottery executive accused of groping The staff had just launched a huge project and it was time to celebrate: A shindig at the Maxwell House hotel. There was fun. There was drinking. There was dancing. But some of the female workers complained that things went too far. A male executive grabbed me on my butt, one woman later reported. It was long enough to know his hand was there. Immediately pushed him away and moved. The scene was th
May 31, 2006, 8:55 am - Lottery News

Tenn. Lottery transfers nearly $80 million to education
The Tennessee Lottery is giving the state $79.6 million for education today, a record for a single quarter since the lottery began more than two years ago, lottery officials announced. Since the games' inception, $567 million has been raised for education. Most of that has gone into an education account paying for college scholarships. Of the total, $8.9 million has gone into the after-school program account. Net sales for the third quarter, Jan. 1-March 31, were $265.9 million, bringing t
Apr 17, 2006, 1:54 pm - Lottery News

Tennessee Lottery Sales Exceed $2 Billion
Exactly two years and two months since the launch of the Tennessee Lottery, ticket sales surpassed the $2 billion sales mark. This milestone is a clear indication that Tennessee continues to embrace the games, said Rebecca Paul, President and CEO of the Tennessee Lottery. While players and retailers have benefited significantly, it's education in Tennessee that remains the biggest winner of all. As of midnight, March 20, the Lottery reports gross ticket sales of $2,000,324,642. Instant
Mar 22, 2006, 8:18 am - Lottery News

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 g
Feb 21, 2006, 10:20 am - Lottery News

Tennessee lottery winner sues state
A woman who won a Tennseess Lottery scratch-off ticket worth over $1 million has sued the state for preventing her from assigning some of her winnings to a financial company in return for a lump sum payout. Like other instant lottery winners, Ethel Newberry of Palmrya wasn't given the option to get the bulk of her winnings in cash up front. Instead, she gets annual payments of about $52,000 a year for a minimum of 20 years. Newberry is asking the Davidson County Chancery Court to allow he
Feb 14, 2006, 11:51 am - Lottery News

Judge questions Tenn. Lottery's handling of harassment investigation
A judge said a Tennessee Lottery investigation of workplace harassment violated due process and questioned whether it justified forcing a high-ranking lottery official out of his job.The comments Wednesday by Davidson County Chancellor Carol McCoy in an open records case provide the most details so far on the dismissal of Steve Adams from his job as the lottery's chief administrative officer after a harassment investigation.Adams has denied he harassed anyone, and lottery executives have said li
Jan 20, 2006, 6:51 am - Lottery News

$1 Million Lottery Winner Used $8 From Previous Win
When Barbara Blaul cashed in an $8 Powerball winning ticket last week, she figured investing her earnings in another $8 of Powerball plays would be wise. Her strategy paid off Tuesday when she collected her latest prize of $1 million. We always play the Power Play, and I'm sure glad that's how we've kept playing, said Ms. Blaul, 54, a nurse at Tullahoma's Harton Regional Medical Center. I'm still beside myself. With husband Hans at her side, Ms. Blaul collected her check from CEO and President
Jan 19, 2006, 10:30 am - Lottery News

Tenn. Lottery forced to reveal harassment records
Records made public yesterday by a Nashville judge indicated that sexual harassment led to the firing of Steve Adams, the former No. 2 official at the Tennessee Lottery.Before the decision in the lawsuit brought by The, the nature of the workplace harassment was unclear. The document, a Jan. 5 letter that Adams received, confirmed the reason for his termination as the lottery's chief administrative officer. We can't operate in an environment where our employees or vendors are a
Jan 19, 2006, 8:00 am - Lottery News