St. Patrick’s Day Raffle Produces 9,253 Winning Tickets, Including Three $1 Million Winners! $1 million tickets sold in DuPage, Sangamon counties
|For Immediate Release||Contact: Jason Schaumburg (312) 793-3034|
CHICAGO, IL — March 19, 2018 — The “luck of the Irish” rubbed off on 9,253 St. Patrick’s Day Millionaire Raffle ticket holders, including three who won top prizes of $1 million. The three $1 million winning tickets were sold at:
· Solo Liquors, 1474 E. Chicago Ave., Naperville (Winning ticket number: 277025)
· Circle K, 329 IL-104, Divernon (Winning ticket number: 187200)
· Leo’s Wines & Spirits, 3018 Hobson Road, Woodridge (Winning ticket number: 4952)
St. Patrick’s Day Millionaire Raffle is played like a typical raffle game with a finite number of tickets and prizes. Each $20 raffle ticket contained a unique number generated by the Lottery terminal. Raffle tickets were sold in sequential order throughout the state, beginning with ticket number 000001. To win one of the 9,253 prizes awarded in the raffle, a player’s raffle ticket must have exactly matched one of the 9,253 winning numbers selected in the drawing.
The St. Patrick’s Day Millionaire Raffle provided players a chance to win one of three (3) $1 million prizes, 250 $1,000 prizes and 9,000 $100 prizes.
Winners have one year from the drawing date, March 18, to claim their prizes. Winning tickets of $1,000 or more should be presented, along with the winners’ photo ID and Social Security card, at one of five Illinois Lottery Prize Centers located in Chicago, Des Plaines, Fairview Heights, Rockford
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 illinoislottery.com. Players must be at least 18 years old