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About Fast Play®

What is Fast Play?

Fast Play games are quick and easy draw games that can be played at any time. There are a variety of Fast Play games offered at various price points and various play styles to appeal to all players. With Fast Play, there are no numbers to pick, no play slip to complete, no scratching, and no waiting for winning numbers. You can win any prize, any time, from anywhere in the State.

Where can I purchase Fast Play?

Fast Play games can be purchased in retail through an Illinois Lottery vending machine or directly from the clerk. You can also purchase Fast Play games online via IllinoisLottery.com or the Illinois Lottery app.

What Fast Play games are currently available?

To see what Fast Play games are currently available, visit IllinoisLottery.com, the Illinois Lottery app, or any Illinois Lottery retailer.

What type of Fast Play games can I pick from?

You can pick from set (i.e., top prize is predetermined), progressive (i.e., rolling jackpot), and progressive suite (i.e., rolling jackpot with wager options for a percentage of the jackpot) games.

What is a set Fast Play game?

Set Fast Play games have a set top prize, and players have a chance to win various prizes up to and including the top prize.

What is a progressive Fast Play game?

For progressive games, the jackpot begins at a base minimum and grows with each ticket sold statewide until the jackpot is won. Once the jackpot is won, it immediately resets to the base minimum. Players have a chance to win the jackpot or other cash prizes.

What is a progressive suite Fast Play game?

Similar to progressive games, progressive suite games also have a dynamic jackpot that grows with every ticket sold statewide until it’s won. After the jackpot is won, it immediately resets to the base minimum. The difference is that a progressive suite game has one progressive jackpot with multiple wager amounts. The player decides how much to wager. The higher the wager, the higher the percentage that can be won. Players have a chance to win the jackpot or other cash prizes. 

Where can I find progressive jackpot amounts, and where are they updated?

You can find estimated jackpot amounts on IllinoisLottery.com, the Illinois Lottery app, and at any Illinois Lottery retailer. Jackpot amounts are updated every two minutes. The jackpot is listed near the top of progressive and progressive suite Fast Play tickets and is accurate at the time of purchase. Please note that progressive suite Fast Play tickets in retail will show the full jackpot amount, not the calculated payout based on the wager. However, an online ticket will show the calculated percentage payout for progressive suite games. 

Do Fast Play games in retail and online function together?

Yes, Fast Play games sold in retail and online contribute to the same jackpot per game and pull from the same prize pools.

How to Play Fast Play in Retail

How do I purchase a Fast Play ticket from an Illinois Lottery retailer?

To purchase Fast Play in-store, ask the store clerk for a ticket to a specific Fast Play game or follow the prompts on the Illinois Lottery vending machine. Your game ticket will be generated and printed upon purchase. It will contain “HOW TO WIN” instructions, as well as game numbers or symbols, depending on the game you have selected. Play your game to find out if you have won.

How many Fast Play tickets can be purchased in a single transaction?

The maximum number of tickets that can be purchased in a single transaction is 20.

How do I know if I've own on a Fast Play ticket purchased at an Illinois Lottery retailer?

Each Fast Play ticket has a scannable barcode. You can determine whether your ticket is a winner by using the ticket scanner at the terminal, at an Illinois Lottery vending machine, or on the Illinois Lottery app.

I have a winning ticket purchased at an Illinois Lottery retailer. Where can I claim it?

Any win of $600 or less can be redeemed immediately at any Illinois Lottery retailer. Any win over $600 must be claimed by mail or at an Illinois Lottery Claim Center. Prizes of $10,000 or less may also be redeemed online through the Illinois Lottery’s e-claims process. For more detailed information on claiming your prize visit IllinoisLottery.com/Winning/When-You-Win.

How long do I have to claim my winning Fast Play ticket purchased in retail?

All prizes must be claimed within one year of the date of purchase. The date and time of purchase are printed on every ticket. 

How to Play Fast Play Online

How do I purchased Fast Play online?

To purchase Fast Play online, visit the Fast Play page on IlinoisLottery.com or the Illinois Lottery app and select the game you’d like to purchase. Your ticket is generated upon purchase and will appear at the top of the Fast Play page, where you can select "Play" to play your selected game. The ticket will contain "HOW TO WIN" instructions, as well as other features, such as a "PRIZE LEGEND", depending on the game you have selected. In order to determine if you’ve won, press "Play" and view the ticket’s animation; your game result will be displayed on the ticket.

What are the features of a Fast Play online ticket and what do they allow you to do?

Depending on the Fast Play game you select, the ticket may contain the following: 

  • "PLAY YOUR WAY": indicates that you can rotate your device before or during gameplay to view your game in either landscape or portrait mode; all games are fixed to portrait mode for iOS app users. 
  • "i" button: provides the game's "HOW TO WIN" instructions with details on how to tell if you have won the game. 
  • "Home" button: allows you to return to the Fast Play game lobby. 
  • "Audio" button: allows you to turn the game audio on or off. 
  • "$" button: appears, if applicable, and provides the PRIZE LEGEND with the game's prize amounts. 
  • "Play" button: allows you to play the ticket and see the game animation. 
  • "Next arrow" button: allows you to view the next ticket purchased of the same game, if applicable.

How many Fast Play tickets can I purchase in one online transaction?

You may purchase up to 20 Fast Play tickets per online transaction.

How many Fast Play tickets can I purchase online during a 24-hour period?

You may purchase up to 75 Fast Play tickets online per 24-hour period. 

Can I change the number of tickets I can purchase online during a 24-hour period?

Yes, you may limit the number of Fast Play tickets you can purchase online during a 24-hour period through your Illinois Lottery account. A maximum purchase limit of 75 tickets has been set for all players. However, you may lower your online Fast Play ticket purchase limit at any time by clicking on your profile and selecting Fast Play Ticket Limits under the Account Management section. Requests to lower a limit will take immediate effect, while requests to raise the limit up to 75 (after having previously lowered it) will take effect after 24 hours. 

If using the Illinois Lottery app, do I need the most up-to-date version to purchase and play Fast Play?

Yes, you must use the latest version of the Illinois Lottery app in order to purchase and play Fast Play.

Do I need to enable geo-location to purchase and/or play Fast Play?

Yes, you must enable your geo-location settings when purchasing Illinois Lottery games online, including Fast Play, to ensure you are located in Illinois at the time of purchase.

How do I know if I've won on a Fast Play ticket purchased online?

After you view the animation on your Fast Play ticket, your game result will be displayed on the ticket. All winning outcomes will be highlighted. Your outcome will also appear in your online “My Account.” If you do not view the animation, your game outcome will automatically appear in your online “My Account” approximately 24 hours after purchase.

Can I find out if I've won my Fast Play game if I'm having trouble accessing the game or my Illinois Lottery account?

Yes, you can call the Player Hotline (1-800-252-1775), and they can inform you of the outcome. 

I have a winning ticket purchased online. Where can I claim it?

Any win of $600 or less will be automatically added to your online account wallet. Any win over $600 must be claimed by mail or at an Illinois Lottery Claim Center. Prizes of $10,000 or less may also be redeemed through the Illinois Lottery’s e-claims process. For more detailed information on claiming your prize visit IllinoisLottery.com/Winning/When-You-Win.

 

How long do I have to claim my winning Fast Play ticket purchased online?

All prizes must be claimed within one year of the date of purchase.

Other Important Information

Can I cancel or void my Fast Play ticket?

No. Fast Play tickets cannot be cancelled or refunded once generated.

What are the odds for Fast Play games?

The odds of winning are specific to each game. Visit IllinoisLottery.com for odds and game details.

Who is eligible to play Fast Play?

Players must be 18 years of age or older to play Fast Play. Please note that when making an online purchase of a Fast Play game, players must be within the State of Illinois. 

Is it possible to purchase Fast Play in advance like other draw games?

No. Since Fast Play results are drawn immediately, tickets cannot be purchased in advance. 

How many prizes are available in Fast Play games?

Prizes never run out. You can play Fast Play from anywhere in the State.

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