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Good Causes

You're not just buying a Lottery ticket. You're buying 18 billion possibilities.

Proceeds from lottery sales help fund K-12 public school education in Illinois. In 2013 28% of lottery funds went to transfers to Good Causes, 62% was paid to winners, 6% went to retailer commissions and 5% went to other expenses

Specialty Tickets

Specialty Tickets

The Illinois Lottery is proud of our four specialty instant scratch-off tickets. Learn more about how these tickets benefit special causes in Illinois including breast cancer, HIV/AIDS, Veteran’s Affairs and Multiple Sclerosis.



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