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Quick Pick Pays Off For Orland Park Resident

Wins $200,000 Illinois Lottery Prize

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

Orland Park, IL—June 23, 2014 — James Costabile occasionally chooses random numbers and uses them to play a Lucky Day Lotto ticket.  “This time, for no particular reason, I decided to buy some Quick Picks.  I’m so glad I did!” The lucky Orland Park resident won a $200,000 Lucky Day Lotto jackpot prize when his ticket matched all five numbers – 02 - 13 - 16 - 20 – 23 – in the Tuesday, June 10 evening drawing.

Costabile and his wife have lived in Orland Park for ten years.  They have two children and one granddaughter.  “I plan to put some of my winnings away for my kids,” he said.  He also plans to pay bills and may treat himself to a new car.

The winning ticket was purchased at Circle K, 13059 South La Grange Road in Palos Park.  The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus, equal to 1 percent of the prize amount, for selling the winning ticket.   

Jackpots for Lucky Day Lotto start at $100,000. Drawings are twice a day, seven days a week with an average of 40,000 winners every day. That’s over 250,000 winners in Illinois each week!  For more information, please visit www.illinoislottery.com.

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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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