Largest Illinois Lotto Jackpot Of The Year Up For Grabs
CHICAGO, August 24, 2023 – Illinois Lottery players have a chance to win the largest Lotto jackpot of the year tonight - a massive $21.95 million.
The last time the Lotto jackpot was more than this was in December 2018, when a single ticket purchased at a gas station in Prospect Heights took home the top prize of $22.5 million.
So far this year, three Illinois Lottery players have won $1 million or more playing Lotto.
In total, nearly six million winning Lotto tickets have been sold, and over $24 million in prizes were won in 2023.
Lotto is an Illinois-only game that is played three times a week on Monday, Thursday, and Saturday. Lotto can be played for $2 per line, and tickets can be purchased in-store, online, or on the Illinois Lottery’s mobile app.
About the Illinois Lottery
Founded in 1974, the Illinois Lottery has contributed over $24 billion (since 1985) to the state’s Common School Fund to assist K-12 public schools, as well as hundreds of millions of dollars to the Capital Projects Fund and to special causes. For more information, visit IllinoisLottery.com.