Lottery to make four people millionaires - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Lottery to make four people millionaires

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Eight-hundred thousand tickets were sold for tonight's first Million $ Madness drawing in the Tennessee Lottery.

Four $1 million prizes will be doled out, along with two winners of $50,000 each and 100 winners of $500 each.

Lottery officials cut off ticket sales at 800,000, the prearranged cap, late last night. With 800,000 tickets sold, ticket holders have a 1 in 200,000 chance to win $1 million.

The game will mean an estimated $3.2 million in proceeds for education in the state.

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