Tennessee Lottery General Information
Tennessee Lotteries Drawing Days and Times
The following table lists the drawing schedule of all Tennessee lottery games. Drawing times are local (CST) and approximate.
|Game||Draw Days||Draw Time|
|Cash 3 Day||Everyday except Sunday||12:28 p.m|
|Cash 3 Evening||Everyday||6:28 p.m|
|Cash 4 Day||Everyday except Sunday||12:28 p.m|
|Cash 4 Evening||Everyday||6:28 p.m|
|Tennessee Cash||Monday, Wednesday and Saturday||9:59 p.m|
|Mega Millions||Tuesday and Friday||10 p.m|
|Powerball||Wednesday and Saturday||10 p.m.|
Tennessee Lottery Games - Types, Top Prizes, Odds
The following is a compact summary of each Tennessee lottery game. It includes a brief description of how to play a game, the top
prizes/jackpots, and the odds of winning the top prize. You can click on a game name for detailed information.
|Game||How to Play||Top Prize||Top Prize Odds|
|Cash 3||Select 3-digits 000 to 999||$500||1 in 1,000|
|Cash 4||Select 4-digits 0000 to 9999||$5000||1 in 10,000|
|Tennessee Cash||Select 5 numbers, 1 through 35 |
+ 1 Cash Ball, 1 through 5
|Pari-mutuel, Rollover||1 in 1,623,160|
|Mega Millions||Select 5 numbers, 1 through 56 |
+ 1 Megaball number, 1 through 46
|1 in 175,711,536|
|Powerball||Select 5 numbers, 1 through 59 |
+ 1 Powerball number, 1 through 35
|1 in 175,223,510|
Top prizes listed with "rollover" are the starting amount. The Jackpot prizes will grow after every draw until someone wins.
Pari-mutuel prize structure means players' winnings are determined by dividing the prize pool allocated for that winning category by the
number of winners.
Tennessee Lottery General Rules and Regulations
The following are the most prominent rules and regulations that the player should be aware of before playing the Tennessee lottery games.
- Tennessee Lottery players must be 18 years of age or older.
- Tennessee Lottery tickets cannot be bought on the internet or through a subscription. You cannot use debit or credit card to
purchase tickets. Tennessee law requires that all Lottery tickets must be purchased in-person at a participating retailer, and
tickets can only be purchased with cash.
- Lottery tickets are bearer instruments, just like cash. If you lose your ticket, anyone can claim it. It is always wise to
sign your ticket immediately after purchase to identify it as yours and to help prevent someone else from cashing it, in the
event that it is lost or stolen. The Tennessee Lottery is not liable for lost, stolen or damaged tickets.
- Please see also the following pages:
Tennessee Lottery FAQ
Tennessee Lottery Player Checklist
Claiming Prizes of the Tennessee Lottery
Here are the steps you have to follow if you are a lucky winner of any Tennessee lottery,
Tennessee Education Lottery Claims Center
Where do the Tennessee Lottery profits go?
Out of every dollar spent on tickets, the largest portion is used to pay prizes. Other portions are used to pay retailers,
fund education programs and for Lottery operations
Lottery-funded scholarships and grants are available to Tennessee students attending public or private colleges or
universities across the state. Lottery revenues may also be used for pre-kindergarten and after-school programs.
All scholarships and grants are administered by the Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation, using funds deposited into
an education account by the Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation.
More information can be found here
Information on Each Tennessee Lottery Game
Further information on each Tennessee lottery lottery game such as how to play, how to win, prizes, etc., is available on
this site at the following pages.
US-Lotteries.com is not in any way affiliated with the Tennessee Lottery. The information listed here is just a summary of important facts
extracted from Tennessee Lottery web site. The main purpose of US-Lotteries.com is to present statistics and analysis of winning numbers, plus, online
tools and calculators such as wheels and combinations generators. Click below to see the contents of the tools available for each game.