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$338.3M Powerball jackpot won in NJ; 50,000 winning tickets in TN

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Someone in New Jersey bought the winning Powerball ticket Saturday night, netting a whopping $338.3 million jackpot. Meanwhile, nearly 50,000 winning tickets were sold in Tennessee, according to lottery officials. 

For those still hoping for a big win, the state's own Tennessee Cash game continues to garner excitement with a $1 million jackpot for Monday night.

Please visit www.tnlottery.com and click on "winning numbers" for complete detailed charts on all Lottery drawings.

The Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation operates entirely from the revenue it generates through the sale of its products. Net proceeds from sales of Lottery tickets, currently averaging over $5.3 million per week, fund specific education programs, including college scholarships and after-school programs.

Since the Lottery began selling tickets Jan. 20, 2004, it has raised more than $2.55 billion for these programs. In addition to the educational beneficiaries, players have won over $5.8 billion in prizes and Lottery retailer partners have earned more than $636 million in retailer commissions.

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