$1 Million Powerball Prize Won in Fairview Heights
CHICAGO – If you bought a Powerball ticket in Fairview Heights this weekend, you may want to check your ticket right away! A $1 million winning Powerball ticket was purchased for the Saturday, August 8 drawing.
The winning Powerball ticket was purchased at Circle K, 301 Salem Place, in Fairview Heights and matched five numbers – 02 - 03 - 14 - 40 - 51 to win the prize.
More than 20,000 other prizes, ranging from $4 to $50,000 were won in this Powerball drawing in Illinois. The $50,000 winning ticket was sold at Jim's IGA in Lacon, Illinois. In all, players in Illinois won more than $1,179,000, in this Powerball drawing.
The Powerball jackpot was won in Florida in the Wednesday, August 12 drawing. The jackpot has reset to $20 million with a cash option of $16.6 million. The next Powerball draw is on Saturday, August 15 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.