Quick stop for breakfast led Tennessee woman buying an instant ticket worth 1 million dollars
According to the TELC officials, the lucky woman said that she enjoys playing a Tennessee Lottery game in the car on the way to work with her husband. Luckily, one morning, she bought a ticket worth 1 million dollars. The lucky woman said that she is tremendously thankful to the Tennessee Lottery, not only for the big prize, but also for helping fund part of her daughter’s education through a lottery-funded program.
During an interview with Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation officials, the lucky woman, Tara, reportedly said: “I was yelling and carrying on. We had to send a photo of the ticket to show our kids because they didn’t believe me.”
Tara, who operates a construction company with her husband, also said that she is tremendously thankful to the Tennessee Lottery, not only for the big prize, but also for helping fund part of her daughter’s education through a lottery-funded program.
According to TELC, Tara bought the $1 Million Blowout instant ticket last week at Three Corners Market.
All told, Lottery players won more than $22.6 million from all games during the week of August 7 – 13, 2022.
Officials said that 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 $6.5 billion to fund designated education programs, including college grants, scholarships, Drive to 55 initiatives and after-school programs.