Million dollar Powerball ticket winner reported in Brentwood - WSMV Channel 4

Million dollar Powerball ticket winner reported in Brentwood

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BRENTWOOD, TN (WSMV) -

A Powerball player in Brentwood is going to have a much merrier Christmas, with a $1 million win Saturday night.

According to lottery officials, the lucky player matched all five white balls to win the second-place prize of $1 million in the popular game.

This was the 99th ticket sold in Tennessee worth $1 million or more since the lottery's inception.

No additional information is available until the player redeems the prize.

In other news, a $35 million Mega Millions jackpot ticket was purchased in California.

Since the Tennessee Education Lottery began selling tickets in 2004, it has raised more than $2.47 billion for specific education programs, including college scholarships and after-school programs.

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