Lifelong Elmhurst Resident Wins $100,000 Playing Lucky Day Lotto

For Immediate Release Contact: Micaela Small (630) 410-7145

Elmhurst, IL – October 22, 2012 – Barbara Gleason, a lifelong resident of Elmhurst, won a jackpot prize of $100,000 playing Lucky Day Lotto.  Gleason matched all five numbers – 03 – 06 – 29 – 31 – 33 – in the October 6 drawing with a Quick Pick.

Gleason works part-time at a local school.  She and her husband have two children.  She plans to use her lottery prize to pay bills and share some of her good fortune with her son and daughter.

The winning ticket was purchased at Power Market, 572 West Lake Street in Elmhurst.  Power Market will receive $1,000, 1 percent of the jackpot amount, for selling the winning ticket.

A weekly Lucky Day Lotto player, Gleason also sometimes plays Mega Millions and Powerball.  “Play Quick Picks. It worked for me,” is her advice for other lottery players.

About Lucky Day Lotto:

• 35,000 winners on average daily.

• Over 200,000 winners in Illinois every week.

• Jackpots start at $100,000.


About Illinois Lottery

Founded in 1974, the Illinois Lottery has contributed over $20 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.