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Powerball® Makes More Illinois Millionaires

January 27, 2021

Saturday’s Draw Brings $3 Million More In Prizes to Local Players

CHICAGO—The $23.2 million Powerball jackpot was hit on Saturday night bringing back-to-back Powerball jackpots wins in the January 20 and January 23 drawings, with this most recent draw also making a few more millionaires in Illinois.

One Powerball player’s millionaire moment was winning a $2 million prize and another player celebrated a $1 million prize. 

The $2 million winning ticket was sold at Hucks gas station at 2801 Lindbergh Blvd. in Springfield. The $1 million dollar winning ticket was sold at Taylorville Food Center at 500 W. Market St. in Taylorville.

January has been filled with millionaire-making moments for Powerball and Mega Millions® players across Illinois. In total, seven players across the State have won prizes of $1 million dollars or more playing these games.

Game

Prize Amount

City

Winning Retailer

Mega Millions

$1 million

Chicago

7-Eleven
2341 W. Belmont

Powerball

$1 million

Marion

Circle K
1300 N. Carbon St.

Mega Millions

$1 million

Elk Grove
Village

Lively Liquor
1170 E. Higgins Rd.

Powerball

$1 million

Chicago

Amoco
1200 W. Belmont

Powerball

$1 million

Sterling

Shell 
2404 E. Lincolnway

Powerball

$2 million

Springfield

Hucks
2801 W. Market St.

Powerball

$1 million 

Taylorville

Taylorville Food Center
500 W. Market St.

Powerball tickets are $2 each, and players have the option to add the Powerplay for an additional $1.  The game is played every Wednesday and Saturday night at 9:59 p.m. CT.  Mega Millions tickets are $2 each, and players have the option to add the Multiplier for an additional $1. The game is played every Friday and Tuesday night at 10 p.m. CT.

 

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.