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Birth Date Fate Brings Player $2,000 Pick 4 Prize
Wednesday, Sep 16, 2020 - For one Illinois Lottery player from the South Side of Chicago, her lucky numbers came from her very own birthday.
Illinois Lottery Instant Ticket Funds Homelessness Prevention Programs
Tuesday, Sep 15, 2020 - The ticket funds the Homelessness Prevention Grant Program, run by the Illinois Department of Human Services, to support prevention and assistance programs across Illinois.
Illinois Lottery Launches Ticket Supporting Alzheimer’s Association Illinois
Friday, Sep 11, 2020 - The new $3 instant ticket, “The End of Alzheimer’s Begins With Me,” is the Illinois Lottery’s first instant ticket to direct 100% of its profits to the Alzheimer's Awareness Fund.
Loves Park Man Wins $1 Million Powerball Prize and $10,000 Instant Ticket Prize in the Same Week
Wednesday, Sep 09, 2020 - When he was driving home from the claim center, he stopped for gas and decided to also buy tickets for some of his favorite jackpot games at Loves Park Mobil, 6224 N. 2nd St.
Naperville Player’s Road to Riches With Route 66 Instant Ticket Win
Wednesday, Sep 02, 2020 - The Naperville, Illinois resident initially thought she’d won $500 but soon realized the prize was much larger.
Week of Winners: Over $6 Million Awarded in Illinois This Week
Tuesday, Sep 01, 2020 - The largest wins of this week were two $50,000 Powerball prizes, both won during the Saturday, August 29 drawing.
Week of Winners: Over $11 Million Awarded in Illinois This Week
Thursday, Aug 27, 2020 - These winners span the entire state of Illinois and include prizes won from all Illinois Lottery jackpot games.
Grandparents’ Anniversary Brings Back-To-Back Wins for Lisle Lottery Player
Wednesday, Aug 26, 2020 - One week before July 16, the date of her grandparents’ anniversary, the player decided to buy a ticket to celebrate that date.
Illinois Lottery Campaigns Win 2020 Skyline Awards
Wednesday, Aug 19, 2020 - Illinois Lottery and Flowers Communications Group, the Illinois Lottery Show Us Your App! campaign won Best Sponsorship Activation.
Daughters’ Birthdays Brings Prizes to Pick 4 Player
Wednesday, Aug 19, 2020 - A player bought a winning ticket at his favorite retailer, EZ Pantry, located at 8208 W. Oakton in Niles, Illinois.
$1 Million Powerball Prize Won in Fairview Heights
Friday, Aug 14, 2020 - A $1 million winning Powerball ticket was purchased for the Saturday, August 8 drawing.
Barrington Player Wins Big First Time Playing Illinois Lottery Instant Tickets
Wednesday, Aug 12, 2020 - Byrd is a Barrington resident who has been playing Illinois Lottery draw games for over 20 years, and her go-to game of choice is Pick 4.
Lottery Tickets Aren’t Child’s Play
Monday, Aug 10, 2020 - The Illinois Lottery is pleased to announce that it recently won the National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG) Holiday Responsible Gaming Campaign Award.
$1 Million Powerball Prize Won in Loves Park
Friday, Aug 07, 2020 - A $1 million winning Powerball ticket was purchased in Loves Park, IL for the Saturday, August 1 drawing.
Lucky Week in Illinois: Two Lucky Day Lotto Jackpots Won
Thursday, Aug 06, 2020 - The Lucky Day Lotto jackpot was hit twice in the past week creating two new winners in Illinois in the cities of Cicero and Taylorville.
$1 Million Mega Millions Prize Won in Lombard
Monday, Aug 03, 2020 - In the Friday, July 24 Mega Millions drawing, one lucky player won a $1 million Mega Millions prize.
$250,000 Lucky Day Lotto Jackpot Won in Manhattan
Wednesday, Jul 29, 2020 - A local store in Manhattan sold a $250,000 winning Lucky Day Lotto ticket in the Thursday, July 23 midday drawing.
Pick 4 Players Win Over $4.1 Million in Prizes Last Week
Thursday, Jul 23, 2020 - On the Saturday, July 11 evening drawing, nearly 5,000 Illinois Lottery Pick 4 players took home over $1.2 million in prizes.
Lucky Week in Illinois: 4 Lucky Day Lotto Jackpots Won
Wednesday, Jul 22, 2020 - On the Saturday, July 11, evening drawing, two winning tickets split the $1.3 million jackpot, each receiving a prize amount of $650,000.
ILLINOIS LOTTERY REOPENS 4 OF 5 CLAIM CENTERS BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
Monday, Jul 20, 2020 - The Illinois Lottery announced today that it will reopen four of its five Lottery Claim Centers by appointment only starting July 27.