NASHVILLE – Jackpot! A $198 million Powerball jackpot was won in Hendersonville, Tennessee last night, making it the seventh time a player in the state has matched all six numbers to win the top prize in the popular multi-state game.
The Tennessee Lottery advises the as-yet unknown ticket-holder to sign the back of the ticket, keep it in a secure location, consult with a financial advisor, and call the Lottery’s headquarters in Nashville before coming to claim the prize. The winner has 180 days from the date of the drawing to claim the prize.
The Lottery will announce any additional information as it becomes available.
About the Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation
The Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation operates entirely from the revenue it generates through the sale of its products. Since January 20, 2004, the Lottery has raised more than $5 billion to fund designated education programs, including after-school programs, college grants and scholarships and Drive to 55 initiatives.
In addition to the educational beneficiaries, players have won more than $13.5 billion in prizes and Lottery retailers have earned more than $1.2 billion in retailer commissions.
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