|For Immediate Release||Contact: Chanele Newton (312) 368-5814|
Chicago, IL—July 5, 2013 — The Illinois Lottery’s newest millionaires from this summer’s 4th of July Millionaire Raffle bought their winning raffle tickets in Addison and Machesney Park. Another 2,274 winning tickets matched numbers drawn this morning resulting in prizes ranging from $10,000 to $100, and authentic official Blackhawk jerseys.
The top 12 prizes:
Two (2) $1,000,000 winning tickets were sold at:
Ten (10) $10,000 winning tickets were sold at:
The 4th of July Millionaire Raffle was played like a typical raffle game with a finite number of tickets and prizes. Each raffle ticket contained a unique number generated by the Lottery terminal. Raffle tickets were sold in sequential order throughout the state beginning with ticket number 0000001. To win one of the raffle prizes, a player’s raffle ticket must exactly match one of the winning numbers selected.
Winners for the prize amounts above $600, including Blackhawks jersey winners, will need to claim their prize at one of five Illinois Lottery Claim Centers located in Chicago, Des Plaines, Fairview Heights, Rockford or Springfield. A full list of winning raffle numbers is available on the Illinois Lottery’s website at www.illinoislottery.com.
About Illinois Lottery
Founded in 1974, the Illinois Lottery has contributed $17.5 billion to the state Common School Fund to assist K-12 public schools, as well as the Capital Projects Fund. Players must be at least 18 years old. Play responsibly.