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$500,000 Lucky Day Lotto Jackpot Won!

July 26, 2018
For Immediate Release Contact: Jason Schaumburg (312) 793-3034

HIGHLAND PARK, IL — July 26, 2018 — If you bought a Lucky Day Lotto ticket in Highland Park, you may want to check it right away! A gas station in Highland Park sold a $500,000 winning Lucky Day Lotto ticket in the Thursday, July 26, midday drawing.

The winning ticket was purchased at Shell, 2135 Green Bay Road, and matched all five numbers – 06 - 07 - 11 - 23 - 25 – to win the jackpot. The retailer will receive a bonus of $5,000, or one percent of the prize amount, for selling the winning ticket.

The Illinois Lottery urges the lucky winner to sign the back of the ticket and keep it in a safe place until they visit one of the Lottery’s five Prize Centers in Chicago, Des Plaines, Rockford, Springfield or Fairview Heights. Winners have one year from the original drawing date to claim their prize.

More than 16,800 players won prizes ranging from $1 to $200 in this Lucky Day Lotto drawing. Lucky Day Lotto drawings are twice a day, seven days a week. For more information or to subscribe online, 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