Maryville resident wins Tennessee Cash $280,000 jackpot

Maryville resident wins Tennessee Cash $280,000 jackpot


NASHVILLE (WATE) - For the third time this month, there's a winner for the Tennessee Cash jackpot.

This time, the lucky Tennessee Cash player is from Maryville and won $280,000 in Friday night's jackpot drawing. That makes the third time this month the jackpot has been hit for this in-state drawing-style game.

The weekend's drawings and the Lottery's lineup of instant games created thousands of additional winners, as well.

Additional information about the Maryville winner will be available when the prize is claimed.

Proceeds from sales of Tennessee State Lottery tickets, currently averaging over $6.3 million per week, fund specific education programs, including college scholarships and after-school programs.

According to officials with the Lottery,  it has raised more than $2.8 billion for these programs since ticket sales began in January, 2004.

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