$1,685,714 "TENNESSEE CASH" WIN IN HOHENWALD New Record for a Single Winner in this Game; 145th Win of $1 million or More!
A whopping $1,685,714 win in Hohenwald last night brings the number of Tennessee Lottery wins of $1 million or more to 145, and breaks the previous record for a single winner in this Tennessee-only drawing-style game. The lucky Tennessee Cash ticket was purchased by a player in this Lewis County town, and the Lottery is looking forward to meeting the as-yet-unknown person. No additional information is available until the prize is claimed.
Lottery Marks 10th Consecutive Record Year
Posting its tenth consecutive year of increased sales, today the Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation announced its sales and proceeds figures for Fiscal Year 2014. The Lottery reported $1.417 Billion in total sales for Fiscal Year 2014, an increase of $49 Million over last year’s previous sales record of $1.368 Billion. This year’s sales resulted in a contribution of $337.2 Million for the education programs funded by the Lottery.
Lottery President & CEO Rebecca Hargrove & PB jackpot winner, Roy Cockrum.
$259.8 MILLION POWERBALL WINNER CLAIMS PRIZE!
After what seemed like an eternity but what was in fact a mere 22 days, the winner of the largest jackpot in Tennessee Lottery history came forward today to claim his $259.8 million Powerball prize won from the drawing held June 11. Amid TV cameras and cheers from an enthusiastic crowd of well-wishers at Lottery headquarters in Nashville, Knoxville native Roy Cockrum, 58, stood for pictures with Lottery President and CEO Rebecca Hargrove and the traditional oversized winner’s “check” after presenting his winning ticket earlier to Lottery officials.
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