Des Plaines Resident Wins Tickets to Panic! At the Disco Concert

Thanks to the Illinois Lottery ‘Anything’s Possible®’ Music Series

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

Des Plaines, IL – July 25, 2014— Courtesy of the Illinois Lottery, a lucky Des Plaines resident won two tickets for tonight’s Panic! At the Disco concert held at Chicago’s FirstMerit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island.  Alexis Harmon, a 22 year-old Harper College student and Goodwill employee, entered the Illinois Lottery Anything’s Possible Music Series promotion at a Lottery Taste of Chicago booth.  

“I love this band and I’m so glad I have the opportunity to see them!” Harmon exclaimed. “I never thought I’d win, but boy, am I happy I did. I’m bringing my good friend with me. I’m sure we’ll have a blast!”

Harmon’s entry also automatically entered her in the November 2014 Grand Prize drawing to win a flyaway trip for two to any Live Nation concert in the United States, along with $5,000 spending money. Illinois residents 18 years and older can log onto to enter the Anything’s Possible Music Series promotion for a chance to win tickets to the various acts coming to Chicago, Springfield and DuQuoin, as well as prizes like headphones, portable speakers and music-themed gift cards.

Lottery music fans can also follow the Music Series on the Lottery’s Twitter and Instagram pages using #APMusicSeries, Illinois Lottery’s Facebook Page or text MUSIC to 87329 for daily updates. The music series promotion will conclude on November 14, 2014.


About Illinois Lottery

Founded in 1974, the Illinois Lottery has contributed over $18 billion 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 like Illinois Veterans, the fight against breast cancer, MS research, and assistance for people living with HIV/AIDS. In addition to playing in-store, the Illinois Lottery offers online and mobile play for Mega Millions, Powerball and Lotto at Players must be at least 18 years old.