Tennessee Education Lottery (TEL) LOTTERY: HIGHEST SINGLE-DAY INSTANT GAME SALES SINCE FIRST DAY IN 2004

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LOTTERY: HIGHEST SINGLE-DAY INSTANT GAME SALES SINCE FIRST DAY IN 2004

NEWS UPDATE     
April 8, 2021

LOTTERY: HIGHEST SINGLE-DAY INSTANT GAME SALES SINCE FIRST DAY IN 2004

NASHVILLE – Instant Game sales on Tuesday, April 6, 2021 were $10,151,891 – the highest single day total since the Tennessee Education Lottery’s (TEL) record-setting first day in 2004.

“Our mission at the Tennessee Education Lottery is to raise money for education in Tennessee, and to do that we are always looking for new ways to make it exciting for our players,” TEL President and CEO Rebecca Paul Hargrove said. “We introduce new games on the first Tuesday of every month, calling it ‘Tennessee Tuesday,’ and this selection of games seems particularly popular.”

This month’s new games are Wild NumbersBooming BucksElectric Ca$hTriple Red 777’s and $3,000 In A Flash. Visit www.tnlottery.com or download the TN Lottery app for more information.

The Tennessee Education Lottery’s first day of operation, January 20, 2004, is still one for the record books with instant game sales totaling $10,800,300.

For the first two quarters of FY2021, the Lottery transferred a total of $231,145,000 in education funding. Later 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.

 

For additional information, visit tnlottery.com and follow the TEL on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram.

 

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