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Centralia Resident Wins Three Illinois Lottery Frenzy Prizes in May

June 14, 2018
Timothy Gibson holds his winning $1,000 Frenzy instant tickets.

CENTRALIA, IL — June 14, 2018 — Centralia resident Timothy Gibson won three $1,000 top prizes in May by playing the $1,000 Frenzy instant ticket. Gibson’s latest winning streak isn’t his first brush with lottery luck: two years ago, he won seven prizes in three weeks playing the Illinois Lottery’s $100 Million Money Mania ticket. He plans to use his latest windfalls to purchase a Harley Davidson motorcycle.

Gibson purchased two of his winning tickets at Casey’s General Store,  808 Wabash Ave., in Centralia, and the third was purchased at Circle K, 150 N Mill St., in Nashville.

$1,000 Frenzy is a $20 instant ticket with 7,000 top prizes of $1,000, of which 4,356 have not been claimed. Illinois is the first state in the nation to offer a $20 $1,000 Frenzy ticket. 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