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22 Year-Old Wins $10,000 Illinois Lottery Prize

April 9, 2018
Chelsea Neuling holds her winning Casino Millions instant ticket.
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GRANITE CITY, IL — April 9, 2018 — 22-year-old Chelsea Neuling of Granite City instantly won a $10,000 prize when she scratched a Casino Millions ticket. Neuling has been playing the Illinois Lottery for fun since she turned 18. She plans to use her winnings to pay off her student loans and purchase a much-needed car. “This made college worth it,” Neuling said.

Neuling purchased her winning Casino Millions ticket at Mobile, 1281 Engineers Road, in Pontoon Beach. The retailer received a bonus of $100, or one percent of the prize amount, for selling the winning ticket. Casino Millions is a $20 instant ticket with four top prizes of $2,000,000, two of which have not been claimed. For more information, please visit


About Illinois Lottery

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