Grand prize sold in Winnebago County

For Immediate Release Contact: Chanele Newton (312) 368-5814


Chicago, IL—June 20, 2013 — The Illinois Lottery drew winning numbers for its third 4th of July Millionaire Raffle drawing today. One lucky winner won the grand prize of $500,000, while 1,010 residents also matched the numbers drawn — resulting in wins ranging from $10,000 to $100. The top 11 prizes were sold at:

One (1) $500,000 winner sold at:

Ten (10) $10,000 winning tickets were sold at:

Once a $10 4th of July Raffle ticket is purchased, it will be eligible for all drawings held subsequent to purchase. There is just one weekly early bird raffle drawing remaining. The drawing will take place on June 27 and will award the following prizes to those who bought raffle tickets:

One (1) — $500,000 prize
Ten (10) — $10,000 prizes
1,000 — $100 prizes

The 4th of July Raffle Grand Prize drawing will take place on July 4th and will award the following prizes to ticket holders:

Two (2) — $1 million prizes
Ten (10) — $10,000 prizes
1,764 — $100 prizes

The 4th of July Millionaire Raffle is played like a typical raffle game with a finite number of tickets and prizes. Each raffle ticket, available at all of the lottery’s 8100 lottery retailers, contains a unique number generated by the Lottery terminal. Raffle tickets are sold in sequential order throughout the state beginning with ticket number 0000001 and ending with ticket number 1000000. To win one of the raffle prizes, a player’s raffle ticket must exactly match one winning numbers selected.

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. Winning raffle numbers will be available on the Illinois Lottery’s website at after each drawing.



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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.