Tennessee Lottery (TEL) WEEK ENDING APRIL 10 SETS TENNESSEE LOTTERY INSTANT GAMES SALES RECORD

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LOTTERY NEWS UPDATE     
April 13, 2021

WEEK ENDING APRIL 10 SETS TENNESSEE LOTTERY INSTANT GAMES SALES RECORD

NASHVILLE – The week ending April 10, 2021 made Tennessee Lottery (TEL) history, setting the record of $47,104,415 for instant game sales in a week.

This record-breaking week included instant game sales of $10,151,891 on Tuesday, April 6, the second highest single day total after the TEL’s opening day on January 20, 2004.

Daily instant game sales for the week ending April 10 totaled:

Sunday, April 4                     $  4,750,200

Monday, April 5                    $  5,375,523

Tuesday, April 6                    $10,151,891

Wednesday, April 7              $  7,330,810

Thursday, April 8                 $  6,861,373

Friday, April 9                      $  6,852,618

Saturday, April 10                $  5,781,600

 

For the first two quarters of FY2021, the Lottery transferred a total of $231,145,000 in education funding. This month the TEL will announce its FY2021 3Q transfer.

The TEL encourages all players to take appropriate health and safety precautions when purchasing tickets at Lottery retailers.

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 $5.7 billion to fund designated education programs, including college grants, scholarships, Drive to 55 initiatives and after-school programs. In addition to the educational beneficiaries, players have won more than $15.8 billion in prizes and Lottery retailers have earned more than $1.4 billion in commissions.

 

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