$1 Million Mega Millions Prize Won in Lombard
CHICAGO—If you bought a Mega Millions ticket in Lombard, you may want to check it right away! In the Friday, July 24 Mega Millions drawing, one lucky player won a $1 million Mega Millions prize.
The winning ticket was purchased at Fas Mart, 909 E. Roosevelt Rd. in Lombard and matched all five numbers – 08 - 33 - 39 - 54 - 58 – to win the prize.
The retailer will receive a bonus of $10,000 (one percent of the prize amount) for selling the winning ticket. “It’s a lucky day to be a Fas Mart customer,” said Arie Kotler, CEO of GPM Investments, LLC. “We couldn’t be more excited that a life-changing event for one lucky individual began in our store.”
More than 19,000 other prizes, ranging from $2 to $1,500 were won in this Mega Millions drawing in Illinois.
A player in New Jersey won the $124 million Mega Millions jackpot in this drawing. The jackpot has now reset to an estimated $20 million, with a cash option of $16.2 million. Mega Millions is played twice per week – on Tuesday and Friday. The next prize draw is at 10 p.m. (CT) on Tuesday, August 4.
Illinois residents who are 18 and older can purchase Mega Millions tickets on the Illinois Lottery mobile app and on the Illinois Lottery website. The Illinois Lottery encourages players to mail in claims by registered mail. To learn more about claiming by mail, please visit the Illinois Lottery website.
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.