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$400,000 Lucky Day Lotto Jackpot Won in Edwardsville!

May 18, 2020

EDWARDSVILLE – If you bought a Lucky Day Lotto ticket in Edwardsville, you may want to check it right away! A convenience store in Edwardsville sold a $400,000 winning Lucky Day Lotto ticket in the Friday, May 15, evening drawing.

The winning ticket was purchased at Midwest Petro, 8065 State Rt 143, in Edwardsville and matched all five numbers – 05 - 09 - 10 - 15 - 18 – to win the jackpot. 

The retailer will receive a bonus of $4,000 (one percent of the prize amount) for selling the winning ticket. The store manager at Midwest Petro was excited to hear of this big win and said, “Lucky Day Lotto is our customer’s favorite game to play and this is the largest win we have had in our store!”

More than 25,600 other prizes, ranging from $1 to $200, were won this Lucky Day Lotto drawing. In all, players won more than $473,400 in this drawing. 

The Illinois Lottery urges the lucky winner to sign the back of their ticket, keep it in a safe place, and call 1-800-252-1775 for more information on how to claim their prize. Guidelines for mailing in prize claims are available at: illinoislottery.com/winning.  

Winners have one year from the date of the winning draw in which to claim their prize.  Lucky Day Lotto is played twice a day, seven days a week. For more information or to buy tickets online, please visit illinoislottery.com.

About the Illinois Lottery:

Founded in 1974, the Illinois Lottery has contributed over $21 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 homelessness prevention, Illinois Veterans services, the fight against breast cancer, MS research, Special Olympics, police memorials 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.