*** ALERT ***
Check Your Old Lottery Tickets!
$162,500 Winning Ticket Sold in Des Plaines is About to Expire
|For Immediate Release||
Contact: Mike Lang (217) 524-5158
Micaela Small (630) 486-0658
Des Plaines, IL— February 3, 2014— Check your desk, cookie jar, glove compartment, and anywhere else you may have stashed a winning lottery ticket. Time is running out for a lucky lottery player to claim a $162,500 Lucky Day Lotto prize from a Quick Pick ticket sold almost a year ago in Des Plaines.
The winning numbers in the February 21, 2013, Lucky Day Lotto drawing were – 11 – 15 – 20 – 27 – 33 -. The $162,500 winning ticket was purchased at 7-Eleven, 586 East Oakton 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 an average of 40,000 winners every day. For more information, please visit www.illinoislottery.com.
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.