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Week of Winners: Over $11 Million Awarded in Illinois This Week

August 27, 2020

CHICAGO – Illinois is full of winners and last week the Illinois Lottery created over 490,000 more. These winners span the entire state of Illinois and include prizes won from all Illinois Lottery jackpot games.

The largest prize won last week was a $2 million Mega Millions prize sold online through the Illinois Lottery website. In total, Illinois Lottery players won more than $11 million in prizes.

This week’s jackpot and major prize winners:

Date Won


Amount won

Purchase location 


Lucky Day Lotto


Bucky’s Express
in Morton Grove 


Mega Millions


Illinois Lottery Website


Lucky Day Lotto


Woodridge Gas & Oil
in Woodridge 

Congratulations to all of this week’s winners!

Illinois residents, 18 and older, can purchase tickets for all Illinois Lottery jackpot games by using the Illinois Lottery’s mobile app or on 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 Players must be at least 18 years old.