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$550,000 Lucky Day Lotto Jackpot Won!

July 20, 2018
For Immediate Release Contact: Jason Schaumburg (312) 793-3034

CHICAGO, IL — July 20, 2018 — If you purchased a Lucky Day Lotto ticket in Wilmette, you may want to check it right away! A convenience store in Wilmette sold a $550,000 winning ticket in the Friday, July 20, midday drawing. 

The winning Lucky Day Lotto ticket was purchased at 7-Eleven, 500 Skokie Blvd., and matched all five numbers – 03 - 05 - 07 - 25 - 45 – to win the jackpot. The retailer will receive a bonus of $5,500, or one percent of the prize amount, for selling the winning ticket.

The Illinois Lottery urges the lucky winners 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 16,900 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