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Tennessee Lottery Results - TNLottery Frequently Asked Questions
The Tennessee Lottery is run by the Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation (TELC) which was created on June 11, 2003, by the Tennessee General Assembly through the Tennessee Education Lottery Implementation Law.
TELC is responsible for the operation of a lottery and is deemed to be acting in all respects for the benefit of the people of the State of Tennessee. It is a member of the Multi-State Lottery Association (MUSL); it participates in the Powerball lottery.
The Tennessee Lottery sold its first tickets on January 20, 2004. On July 28, 2007, Tennessee switched from ball drawings to drawings using a (RNG). However, Powerball (which relocated its drawings from Iowa to Florida in 2009) continues to be ball-drawn, although, as part of the move, the PowerPlay multiplier is now also drawn by an RNG.
Tennessee, on March 9, 2008, introduced a "classic-style" six-number game, Tennessee Lotto Plus, with a starting jackpot of $1 million. Players choose from 44 numbers. It is drawn Tuesday and Friday nights; it also has a multiplier similar to the PowerPlay option in Powerball. Tennessee also has a third, smaller jackpot game, Cash 5.
Persons must be at least 18 years of age or older to purchase or redeem Tennessee Lottery tickets.
Beware of Scams: Under no circumstance should you ever give your personal information or monies to anyone claiming to be affiliated with any state lottery organization. We have posted the official Tennessee Lottery headquarters information above and this should be the only persons of interest if you have won a large sum of money. Smaller amount payouts can be redeemed by local retailers affiliated with the official lottery headquarters.