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Chicago Resident Wins $4,000,000 Illinois Lottery Prize

January 30, 2018
Dragun Kuznikov holds his winning Fabulous Fortune ticket.
For Immediate Release Contact: Jason Schaumburg (312) 793-3034

CHICAGO, IL — January 30, 2018 — Dragun Kuznikov of Chicago instantly won $4,000,000 when he scratched a  Fabulous Fortune  ticket.“We won, we won!” said Kuznikov of winning the top prize. He plans to continue to work his full-time job and invest the money in stock for the future.

Kuznikov purchased his winning Fabulous Fortune ticket at a BP4000 W Peterson Ave., in Chicago. The retailer received a bonus of $40,000, or one percent of the prize amount, for selling the winning ticket. Fabulous Fortune is a $20 instant ticket featuring four top prizes of $4,000,000. For more information or to subscribe online, please visit


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Founded in 1974, the Illinois Lottery has contributed over $20 billion (since 1985) 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 services, the fight against breast cancer, MS research, Special Olympics and assistance for people living with HIV/AIDS. In addition to playing in-store, the Illinois Lottery offers online and mobile play for all draw-based Illinois Lottery games at Players must be at least 18 years old