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FACT FILE: TN Powerball sales, 1/9/16

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The following are statistics regarding sales of Powerball tickets for the Jan. 9, 2016 drawing, furnished by the Tennessee Lottery:

  • Powerball sales for the draw period, Jan. 7-9, were $20.8 million, representing almost 3.3 million tickets purchased.
  • Highest hourly sales for the drawing on Saturday occurred between 5-6 p.m. During this hour, TEL sold $1.438 million tickets, averaging $23,967 dollars per minute with an average transaction amount of $6.74.
  • Powerball daily sales on Saturday were $12.6 million and represented TEL's largest day for Powerball sales on record.
  • During this jackpot cycle, which began November 5, 2014 through January 9, 2016, Retailers have earned $2.8 million in commissions.
  • With the current sales trend, TN Lottery officials anticipate sales for Wednesday’s jackpot will be 20-30 times higher than the average draw sales.

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