Lucky Weekend in Illinois: Two Jackpots Won!
$300,000 Lucky Day Lotto Prize Won in Godfrey
El Dorado, Chicago
and Internet Players Share $200,000 Lucky Day Lotto Prize
|For Immediate Release||Contact: Jason Schaumburg (312) 793-3034|
CHICAGO, IL — July 16, 2018 — If you recently purchased a Lucky Day Lotto ticket, you may want to check it right away! A convenience store in Godfrey sold a $300,000 winning ticket in the Friday, July 13, evening draw; and three lucky players purchased winning tickets in the Sunday, July 15, midday draw – one in El Dorado, one in Chicago and one on the Internet. The three winners will split the $200,000 jackpot, resulting in a $66,666.50 prize for each.
The winning Lucky Day Lotto ticket in the Friday, July 13, evening drawing was purchased at Moto Mart, 5311 Godfrey Road, in Godfrey, and matched all five numbers – 05 - 07 - 12 - 19 - 27 – to win a $300,000 prize. The retailer will receive a bonus of $3,000, or one percent of the prize amount, for selling the winning ticket.
The winning Lucky Day Lotto tickets in the Sunday, July 15, midday drawing were sold at Discount Liquors, 2036 State St., in El Dorado; New England Pharmacy, 6918 Archer Ave., in Chicago; and via the Internet. All three tickets matched all five numbers – 03 - 10 - 13 - 23 - 30 – to win a $200,000 prize that will be divided evenly among the winners, resulting in a $66,666.50 prize for each. Each retailer will receive a bonus of $666.66, or one percent of the prize amount, for selling one of the winning tickets.
The Illinois Lottery urges the lucky winners to sign the back of the ticket and keep it in a safe place until they call 1-800-252-1775 or 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. For more information or to subscribe online, please visit www.illinoislottery.com.
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 illinoislottery.com. Players must be at least 18 years old