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2 Powerball tickets in TN worth $1M each

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Powerball numbers are chosen in the drawing at the Florida Lottery on Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012, in Tallahassee, Fla. The numbers drawn in the $579.9-million game were: 5, 16, 22, 23, 29 and Powerball of 6. (AP Photo/Phil Sears) Powerball numbers are chosen in the drawing at the Florida Lottery on Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012, in Tallahassee, Fla. The numbers drawn in the $579.9-million game were: 5, 16, 22, 23, 29 and Powerball of 6. (AP Photo/Phil Sears)
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -

Some Tennessee players of the Powerball lottery won't come away empty-handed, including two who can claim prizes of $1 million apiece.
 
The Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation announced Thursday that million-dollar tickets were sold in Nashville and Brentwood. There were secondary prizes for 190,592 tickets sold in Tennessee.
 
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State lottery officials estimated Tennessee players bought $30.75 million in Powerball tickets between Oct. 6 and Wednesday. Activity on Wednesday alone accounted for more than $9 million.
 
Lottery ticket sales during the run brought in an estimated $12.98 million for education programs in Tennessee.
 
There are now 98 tickets of a million dollars that have been sold in all games since the lottery began in Tennessee in 2004.
 
Two winning tickets for the $587.5 million prize were sold in Arizona and Missouri.
 

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