One person in Knoxville is $50,000 richer after they matched four of the five white numbers plus the red Powerball in Wednesday’s drawing.
There were two $50,000 winners in the state of Tennessee Tuesday. One in the west Tennessee town of Dyersburg in addition to Knoxville winner.
There was no Powerball jackpot winner Wednesday, so the jackpot total has now ballooned to $750 million. The $750 million prize is the third largest Powerball in game history and the fourth largest lottery prize in U.S. history.
No information about the $50,000 winners is available until the prizes are claimed.
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 $4.6 billion to fund designated education programs, including after-school programs, college grants and scholarships and the Governor’s Drive to 55 initiatives.
In addition to the educational beneficiaries, players have won more than $12.6 billion in prizes and Lottery retailers have earned more than $1.2 billion in retailer commissions.