18 Tennesseans play again and win

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (SUBMITTED) — Eighteen lucky Tennesseans, from a painter who lives in Cookeville to a waitress from Sevierville, won a total of $702,000 after this week’s Play it Again! drawing. Play it Again! is the Tennessee Lottery’s second-chance drawing program in which non-winning instant tickets have another chance to win.

James Cherry, of Old Hickory, was the first Play it Again! winner to claim his prize of $150,000, which he won by entering a non-winning Giant Jumbo Bucks ticket.

“I didn’t get any sleep last night!” he said. “This is a really great program.”

Other winners include:

Charles Perry, of Cookeville, $300,000

Peggy Catron, of Tazewell, $100,000

Rosa Lee, of Nashville, $100,000

Mc Howell, Jr. , of Cordova, $20,000

Diane Breeden, of Sevierville, $20,000

…and 12 other players who won $1,000 each. For more details, click on the Play it Again! logo at www.tnlottery.com

Play it Again! is designed to give a second chance to play and win while helping the environment. To “Play it Again,” simply click on the Play it Again! icon and follow the directions … and that’s all there is to it—no need for postage, envelopes, or even to keep the ticket. Once the ticket is registered, the Lottery asks players to dispose of tickets properly. For added convenience, players may register at one of the Lottery’s five district offices in Chattanooga, Johnson City, Knoxville, Memphis and Nashville.

Since the Tennessee Lottery began selling tickets on Jan. 20, 2004, it has raised more than $1.1 billion to fund specific education programs, including college scholarships, pre-kindergarten and after-school programs. For more information, please visit www.tnlottery.com. For information about Lottery-funded scholarships, visit www.collegepaystn.com.

(Information submitted by The Tennessee Lottery.)


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