Lucky Week in Illinois: Four Lucky Day Lotto Jackpots Won
DES PLAINES – If you recently bought a Lucky Day Lotto ticket you may want to check it right away! The Lucky Day Lotto jackpot was hit four times over the past few weeks, creating five new winners in Illinois.
On the Thursday, June 25 afternoon drawing one Illinois Lottery player won the $600,000 Lucky Day Lotto jackpot. The winning ticket was sold at ZJ’s Pantry Plus Liquor in Des Plaines. The retailer will receive a bonus of $6,000 (one percent of the prize amount) for selling the winning ticket. Deep Ozra, the owner of ZJ’s Pantry Plus Liquor, has been selling lottery tickets at his store for nearly 10 years. This recent win is the largest in his store’s history.
On the Friday, June 26, one lucky player won the $200,000 Lucky Day Lotto jackpot evening drawing. The winning ticket was sold at Mobil in Harwood Heights. This store has been operating and selling lottery tickets for over 40 years, the management team is very excited to add yet another win to their store.
Then, on the Sunday, June 28 evening drawing, two winning tickets split the $250,000 jackpot, with each player receiving a $125,000 prize. One of the tickets was sold at Clark in Lindenhurst and the other ticket was purchased at Huck’s in Hayworth.
The most recent win was on the Monday, June 29 drawing for a $100,000 Lucky Day Lotto jackpot prize. The winning ticket was sold at York Road Clark in Bensenville.
The Illinois Lottery urges the lucky winners to sign the back of their tickets, 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.