$1 Million Powerball Prize Won in Loves Park
CHICAGO—If you bought a Powerball ticket in Loves Park this weekend, you may want to check your ticket right away! A $1 million winning Powerball ticket was purchased for the Saturday, August 1 drawing.
The winning Powerball ticket was purchased at Loves Park Mobil, 6224 N. 2nd St., in Loves Park and matched five numbers – 06 - 25 - 36 - 43 - 48 to win the prize.
The retailer will receive a bonus of $10,000 (one percent of the prize amount) for selling the winning ticket. “We are excited we were able to provide our customer the opportunity to receive this prize, especially during these trying times,” said Bob Sanders, the Retail Operations Manager at Kelley Williamson Co.
More than 17,000 other prizes, ranging from $4 to $300 were won in this Powerball drawing in Illinois. In all, players in Illinois won more than $1,115,000, in this Powerball drawing.
The Powerball jackpot prize is now at an estimated $158 million, with a cash option of $130.3 million. The next Powerball draw is on Saturday, August 8 at 9:59 p.m.
Powerball tickets are $2 per play and are sold in 48 jurisdictions nationwide. Drawings are broadcast live every Wednesday and Saturday at 9:59 p.m. CT. 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.