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Lemont Resident Wins IL Lottery’s Music Series Sweepstakes

Scores free concert tickets for an entire year

For Immediate Release Contact: Micaela Small 630-486-0658

Lemont, IL— October 23, 2013 — Lemont resident Amanda Fobert is the grand prize winner in the Illinois Lottery’s Anything’s Possible Music Series Sweepstakes. The lucky sweepstakes winner will receive two reserved tickets to all 2014 Live Nation produced music concerts at the First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre in Tinley Park and FirstMerit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island in Chicago.

“I am going to try to go to every single concert!” said the busy mother of two. Fobert, 32, and her husband George are “huge fans of all types of music.” She entered the on-line sweepstakes at home and was “shocked” to learn that her entry was randomly chosen from more than 12,000 entries.

The sweepstakes was part of the Illinois Lottery’s Anything’s Possible Music Series where the Lottery created unforgettable experiences for lucky fans at select music events this past summer. Prizes included a hotel stay, limousine transportation to the concert, an autographed guitar, a private meeting with the featured artist and $500 spending money.

Residents of Illinois 18 years and older entered the Music Series sweepstakes up to October 15, 2013, to win the grand prize — free concert tickets (2) to all of the 2014 Live Nation produced music concerts at the First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre in Tinley Park and FirstMerit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island in Chicago.

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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 www.illinoislottery.com. Players must be at least 18 years old.

 



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