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Troy Resident Wins $650,000 Lucky Day Lotto Prize

April 24, 2018
Another Illinois Lottery Winner
For Immediate Release Contact: Jason Schaumburg (312) 793-3034

TROY, IL — April 24, 2018 — Troy resident Christine Riebold won $650,000 when her Lucky Day Lotto ticket matched all five numbers – 24 - 28 - 29 - 30 - 44 – in the Thursday, July 20, 2017, evening draw. Riebold has been playing the Illinois Lottery since its inaugural draw in 1974, and plans to use her winnings to invest and donate to her favorite charities.  

Riebold purchased her winning Lucky Day Lotto ticket at Shop ‘N Save, 800 Carlyle Ave., in Belleville. The retailer received a bonus of $6,500, or one percent of the prize of amount, for selling the winning ticket.

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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