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Check Your Old Lottery Tickets!

Two Winning Tickets Sold in Chicago Are About to Expire

For Immediate Release Contact: Mike Lang (217) 524-5158

CHICAGO, IL— December 24, 2013 — If your News Year’s resolution is to tidy up and get organized, it could pay off in a big way! Be sure to check desks, cookie jars, glove compartments, and anywhere else you may have stashed a winning lottery ticket. Time is running out for two lucky lottery players to claim a $100,000Lucky Day Lotto prize and a $250,000 Mega Millions prize from tickets sold almost a year ago in Chicago.

The winning numbers in the January 10, 2013, Lucky Day Lotto drawing were — 14 — 17 — 22 — 29 — 38 - . The $100,000 winning ticket was sold at A&N Amoco, 1551 West North Avenue. The winning numbers in the January 11, 2013 Mega Millions drawing were — 24 — 29 — 30 — 34 — 56 — (01). The $250,000 winning ticket was sold at Lucky Mart, 2900 West 87th Street. Players have one year from the original drawing date to claim their prize.

Lottery prizes up to $600 can be claimed at most of the 8,200 Illinois Lottery retail locations. Prizes over $600 may be claimed at one of five Lottery prize centers across Illinois, located in Chicago, Des Plaines, Springfield, Rockford and Fairview Heights. Jackpots for Lucky Day Lotto start at $100,000. Lucky Day Lotto drawings are twice a day, seven days a week with over 35,000 winners every day. That’s more than 200,000 winners in Illinois every week! For more information, please visit


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