$1,050,000 Lucky Day Lotto Jackpot Won in Chicago Heights
CHICAGO HEIGHTS – If you bought a Lucky Day Lotto ticket in Chicago Heights, you may want to check it right away! A local store in Chicago Heights sold a $1,050,000 winning Lucky Day Lotto ticket in the Friday, June 19, evening drawing.
The winning ticket was purchased at Dinos Food & Liquor, 443 Ashland Ave., in Chicago Heights and matched all five numbers – 05 - 15 - 16 - 32 - 33 – to win the jackpot.
The retailer will receive a bonus of $10,500 (one percent of the prize amount) for selling the winning ticket. Phillip and Livia Faso, the owners of Dinos Food & Liquor, were both very excited for their win. They have owned the store for almost 11 years and have sold lottery tickets since the start.
“We have wonderful customers, and we do anything we can to improve their experience at our store,” Phillip explained. They are planning to use their bonus to make improvements to their store that will ultimately benefit their customers.
More than 36,000 other prizes, ranging from $1 to $5,000, were won this Lucky Day Lotto drawing. In all, players won more than $1,139,700 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: Illinois Lottery.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.