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Two $1 Million Winning Lotto Tickets Sold in Chicagoland
Wednesday, Jan 19, 2022 - A million dollar dream has come true for two Illinois Lotto® players in the last five days – thanks to the two additional draws, Lotto Million 1 and Lotto Million 2, which were added to the Lotto game spring last year.
$1 MILLION LUCKY DAY LOTTO JACKPOT WON IN BRIDGEVIEW
Friday, Jan 14, 2022 - If you bought a Lucky Day Lotto ticket in Bridgeview for last night’s drawing, you may want to check it right away - that’s because you might be a newly-minted millionaire!
Tonight’s Powerball® Jackpot Increased to $630 Million
Wednesday, Jan 05, 2022 - With Powerball® frenzy growing across the country, tonight’s jackpot has once again been increased - this time from $610 million to $630 million, making it the seventh largest jackpot in the game's history.
Wednesday Night’s Powerball® Jackpot Increased to $610 Million
Tuesday, Jan 04, 2022 - With excitement growing across the U.S., the jackpot for Wednesday night’s Powerball® drawing has just been increased from $575 million to $610 million, giving Illinois players a few million more reasons to grab a ticket!
$1.3 Million Lucky Day Lotto Jackpot Won In Belvidere
Monday, Dec 20, 2021 - Christmas has come early for one Lucky Day Lotto player after snagging a jackpot worth $1.3 million. The winning ticket was sold at Speedway Fuel Stop, located at 2091 Crystal Pkwy in Belvidere, and matched all five numbers in Friday evening’s drawing: 1-10-15-25-40.
Illinois Lottery Toy Drive Brings ‘Instant Joy’ to Families in Need This Holiday Season
Wednesday, Dec 15, 2021 - Through the generosity of Chicagoans in the Bridgeport and Bronzeville neighborhood, the Illinois Lottery collected nearly 300 donated toys during its ‘Gift Instant Joy’ Holiday Toy Drive on Sunday, December 12.
Illinois Lottery Is ‘Gifting Instant Joy’ This Holiday Season
Thursday, Dec 09, 2021 - The Illinois Lottery is helping Chicago residents to gift instant joy this holiday season with a toy drive to benefit the Boys and Girls Club Alliance of Illinois. To say thank you, everyone that donates a toy will also receive instant joy by way of a FREE Illinois Lottery holiday instant ticket!
Illinois Lottery and The Illinois Council on Problem Gambling Encourage Responsible Gift Giving This Holiday Season
Wednesday, Dec 08, 2021 - The Illinois Lottery and the Illinois Council on Problem Gambling (ICPG) are joining forces this holiday season to remind players that lottery tickets are not suitable gifts for children.
An Illinois Lottery Player Is a Finalist For “Powerball® First Millionaire of the Year”
Wednesday, Dec 01, 2021 - A Lottery player from Aurora could ring in the New Year $1 million richer after being selected as one of the finalists in the “Powerball® First Millionaire of the Year” drawing!
Lucky Day Lotto® Ticket Worth $800,000 Sold in Shawneetown
Tuesday, Nov 16, 2021 - A neighborhood convenience store in Gallatin County has sold a winning Lucky Day Lotto® jackpot ticket worth $800,000. The winning ticket was sold at Shawnee Quick Mart, located at 111 Shawnee Ave. in Shawneetown, and matched all five numbers in the Sunday, November 14, midday drawing: 6-7-8-38-45.
The Illinois Lottery Launches Fast Play® Online
Monday, Nov 15, 2021 - The wait is over. As of today, the Illinois Lottery’s popular retail draw game Fast Play® is available online. Players across the State can now play and win with the quick and easy draw game anytime, anywhere through the Illinois Lottery website and mobile app.
Winning $5.6 Million Lotto Ticket Sold in Batavia
Wednesday, Nov 10, 2021 - A $5.6 million winning Lotto game ticket has been sold in Batavia. The ticket was sold at KL Liquor & Pantry, 1351 Wind Energy Pass, and matched all six Lotto numbers in Monday evening’s drawing: 13-27-30-31-34-38.
$500,000 LUCKY DAY LOTTO® JACKPOT WON IN COLUMBIA
Monday, Nov 08, 2021 - An Illinois Lottery retailer in Columbia strikes again. For the second time in less than two years, the Red Roof Liquor & Lottery store in Monroe County has sold another Lucky Day Lotto® jackpot winning ticket.
$1.25 Million Winning Lucky Day Lotto® Ticket Sold in Willow Springs
Friday, Oct 29, 2021 - The atmosphere at the Speedway gas station and convenience store in Willow Springs sold a $1.25 million winning Lucky Day Lotto® ticket last night in the evening drawing.
All The Sevens Rake In The Dough For Illinois Lottery Players
Thursday, Oct 21, 2021 - It was an unbelievably lucky night for Pick 4 players across the state of Illinois, with every single winner taking home a top prize!
THE BOYS & GIRLS CLUB JOINS FORCES WITH ILLINOIS LOTTERY TO ACCELERATE LEARNING RECOVERY
Thursday, Oct 14, 2021 - The Boys & Girls Club joins forces with Illinois Lottery to support students across the state whose access to learning has been impacted by COVID-19
Powerball® Jackpot Climbs To $670 Million
Monday, Oct 04, 2021 - One Illinois Lottery player is on cloud nine after winning $50,000 following Saturday night’s Powerball draw.
Tonight’s Powerball® Jackpot Increased to $685 Million
Monday, Oct 04, 2021 - The jackpot for Monday’s drawing has just been increased from $670 million to $685 million.
Saturday Night’s Powerball® Jackpot Has Now Increased to $635 Million
Friday, Oct 01, 2021 - This is the highest Powerball jackpot drawing in almost nine months!
Saturday Night’s Powerball® Jackpot Hits $620 Million
Friday, Oct 01, 2021 - If won it will be the sixth largest jackpot in Powerball game history and the 10th largest jackpot in U.S. lottery history.