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ONLINE SPORTS BETTING IN TENNESSEE TO BEGIN NOVEMBER 1 AT 12:01 AM CENTRAL TIME

NASHVILLE—The Tennessee Education Lottery (TEL) today announced final approval for online sports betting in Tennessee to begin on Sunday, November 1, at 12:01 a.m. Central Time. At that time, authorized licensees can begin taking wagers from customers at least 21 years old and physically located in Tennessee at the time the wager is placed. AllMORE

TENNESSEE LOTTERY WEEKLY PRIZE CLAIMS REPORT: OCTOBER 18-24, 2020

NASHVILLE – Tennessee Education Lottery winners claimed $22,083,460 in prizes during the week of October 18-24, 2020. This weekly total includes 353 prizes of $1,000 or more claimed at Lottery district offices in Chattanooga, Knoxville, Memphis and Nashville. About the Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation The Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation operates entirely from the revenue itMORE

TENNESSEE LOTTERY ADDS POPULAR “QUICK CASH” FEATURE TO CASH 4 LIFE

NASHVILLE – Tennessee Cash 4 Life players now have a chance to win instantly and a chance to win later after the drawing when they play the new Quick Cash feature on the draw-style game. The Tennessee Education Lottery (TEL) is adding Quick Cash, an instant win add-on option to Cash 4 Life. “We’re alwaysMORE

LOTTERY BOARD APPROVES LIST OF EVENTS FOR SPORTS WAGERING

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Education Lottery Board of Directors today approved the initial list of sporting events for online wagering in Tennessee. A complete list of approved events will be posted online at www.tnlottery.com/sports-gaming. The Tennessee Lottery is responsible for the licensing and regulation of online sports wagering in Tennessee. The TEL does not serveMORE

TENNESSEE LOTTERY WEEKLY PRIZE CLAIMS REPORT: OCTOBER 3-10, 2020

NASHVILLE – Tennessee Education Lottery winners claimed $22,762,982 in prizes during the week of October 3-10, 2020. This weekly total includes 385 prizes of $1,000 or more claimed at Lottery district offices in Chattanooga, Knoxville, Memphis and Nashville. About the Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation The Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation operates entirely from the revenue itMORE

LOTTERY POSTS BEST FIRST QUARTER OF FISCAL YEAR SINCE INCEPTION

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation (TEL) today announced its FY2021 first quarter (July 1 – September 30, 2020) transfer of $114,032,000 to the Lottery for Education Account, bringing the total raised for education since January 20, 2004 to $5,624,173,000. “We ended the last fiscal year in a solid position, and we have continuedMORE

HARGROVE REELECTED PRESIDENT OF WORLD LOTTERY ASSOCIATION

NASHVILLE— President and CEO of the Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation Rebecca Paul Hargrove was unanimously reelected as president of the World Lottery Association (WLA) for her second two-year term. Hargrove is one of the most respected, experienced leaders in the lottery industry. Her resume includes a long list of lottery, business and civic accomplishments, honorsMORE

TENNESSEE LOTTERY WEEKLY PRIZE CLAIMS REPORT: SEPTEMBER 27-OCTOBER 3, 2020

NASHVILLE – Tennessee Education Lottery winners claimed $22,987,632 in prizes during the week of September 27-October 3, 2020. This weekly total includes 349 prizes of $1,000 or more claimed at Lottery district offices in Chattanooga, Knoxville, Memphis and Nashville. About the Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation The Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation operates entirely from the revenueMORE

SPORTS WAGERING COMMITTEE OF THE LOTTERY BOARD CONDITIONALLY APPROVES ADDITIONAL SPORTS BETTING OPERATOR LICENSE

NASHVILLE – The Sports Wagering Committee of the Tennessee Education Lottery (TEL) Board of Directors today conditionally approved an additional license for sports betting operations in Tennessee. The committee also approved five supplier applications and six additional vendor applications. The next meeting of the committee is October 16 before the intended November 1 go-live dateMORE

TENNESSEE LOTTERY WEEKLY PRIZE CLAIMS REPORT: SEPTEMBER 20-26, 2020

NASHVILLE – Tennessee Education Lottery winners claimed $22,588,799 in prizes during the week of September 20-26, 2020. This weekly total includes 369 prizes of $1,000 or more claimed at Lottery district offices in Chattanooga, Knoxville, Memphis and Nashville. About the Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation The Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation operates entirely from the revenue itMORE

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20 Tennessee co-workers to split $420M Powerball jackpot

During a press conference, Amy O’Neal tells the story of when she realized she and her co-workers won the lottery, on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016 at the Tennessee Lottery Headquarters in Nashville. The group of 20 from the North American Stamping Group won $420.9 million. The cash value of the jackpot is worth $254 million which equals just over $12.7 million for each person before taxes. (Photo: Lacy Atkins / The Tennessean)

Steve Huffman glanced down at the check engine light that popped on in his car and sighed.

On a normal day, the 54-year-old Westmoreland, Tenn., resident said, he would have been in financial trouble.

But this was no normal day for Huffman.

“I don’t have to get frantic about that anymore,” Huffman chuckled to a group of reporters at the Tennessee Lottery headquarters in Nashville on Tuesday after learning he’d become one of the state’s most recent millionaires.

Huffman is one of 20 co-workers from a Portland company who entered an office pool over the weekend and won a $420.9 million Powerball jackpot.

The winners, from 13 cities in Tennessee and Kentucky, work at North American Stamping Group, where they primarily handle sales and quality control at the auto parts manufacturing plant.

Tennessee Lottery officials say the winning ticket, which matched all six Powerball numbers drawn Nov. 26, was sold by Smoke Shop Inc. owner Joyce Gregory at 711 Scottsville Road in Lafayette, Tenn., about 60 miles northeast of Nashville.

Plans to spend the money varied — from vacations and new vehicles to sending children to college and paying medical bills — but one thing was unanimous: the group’s desire to help others.

“I am really tickled. . It’s really going to help our town,” said Gregory, who scored $25,000 just for selling the winning ticket.

Tennessee Lottery President and CEO Rebecca Hargrove said the cash value of the jackpot is 254 million, which equals just over $12.7 million for each person before taxes.

The ticket is the 200th ticket sold by the Tennessee Lottery worth $1 million or more, and the win marked the second-largest prize for the Tennessee Lottery. The first was the $528.8 million prize won by a Munford family in January.

Steve Huffman glanced down at the check engine light that popped on in his car and sighed.