Tennessee Lottery has 3rd-quarter record - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Tennessee Lottery has 3rd-quarter record

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Tennessee Lottery raised a record $89.9 million for education in the third quarter.

It exceeded the old record of $79.6 million in the third quarter of 2006.

Lottery officials credited a world record Mega Millions jackpot of $656 million on March 30 and increasingly popular instant games.

Keith Simmons, chairman of the board for the 8-year-old lottery, said the games are on track for a record year.

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