Mega Millions http://wkms.org en Tennessee Lottery Sets 3rd-Quarter Record http://wkms.org/post/tennessee-lottery-sets-3rd-quarter-record <p>The Tennessee Lottery raised a record 89.9 million dollars for education in the third quarter.&nbsp; It exceeded the old record of just over 79 .5 million in the third quarter of 2006.&nbsp; Lottery officials credit a world record Mega Millions jackpot of $656 million on March 30 and increasingly popular instant games.&nbsp; Lottery board chairman Keith Simmons says the games are on track for a record year.</p> Tue, 17 Apr 2012 14:03:20 +0000 Associated Press 17659 at http://wkms.org Tennessee Lottery Sets 3rd-Quarter Record Illinois Schools get $30 Million from Record Lottery Sales http://wkms.org/post/illinois-schools-get-30-million-record-lottery-sales <p>Last week&#39;s record Mega Millions drawing made a winner of Illinois schools, too.&nbsp; WBBM Radio reports that record Illinois lottery sales in the past nine weeks pumped $31.5 million into the fund devoted to public schools.&nbsp; Lottery officials say that&#39;s mostly because of the multi-state Mega Millions game that reached an all-time high $656 million before producing three main winners in a drawing Friday.&nbsp; One of the Mega Millions winners bought a ticket in Red Bud near St. Louis. Tue, 03 Apr 2012 12:48:18 +0000 Associated Press 17501 at http://wkms.org Illinois Schools get $30 Million from Record Lottery Sales