Lottery’s Third Quarter Proceeds Bring Total Raised for Education to More Than $5.38 Billion
NASHVILLE, Tennessee — The Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation (TEL) today announced its FY2020 third quarter (January 1 – March 31, 2020) transfer of $102,146,000 to the Lottery for Education Account, bringing the total raised for education since January 20, 2004 to $5,384,575,000.
To date in FY2020, the TEL has generated more than $302.3 million for education in Tennessee and more than $16.4 million for after-school programs.
“During these difficult and challenging times, our mission remains the same: to serve Tennessee by generating proceeds for education,” TEL President and CEO Rebecca Hargrove said. “We remain focused on developing innovative products and services that support those initiatives.”
About the Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation
The Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation operates entirely from the revenue it generates through the sale of its products. Since January 20, 2004, the Lottery has raised more than $5.38 billion to fund designated education programs, including college grants, scholarships, Drive to 55 initiatives and after-school programs.
In addition to the educational beneficiaries, players have won more than $14.8 billion in prizes and Lottery retailers have earned more than $1.4 billion in retailer commissions.
For additional information, visit www.tnlottery.com and follow the TEL on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
CONTACT: Dave Smith, T: 615-324-6556, E: Dave.Smith@tnlottery.com.
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