$1.25 Million Winning Lucky Day Lotto® Ticket Sold in Willow Springs
CHICAGO, OCT. 29, 2021 – The atmosphere at the Speedway gas station and convenience store in Willow Springs is of pure elation and excitement today. That’s because the retailer, located at 8424 Willow Springs Rd. in Willow Springs, sold a $1.25 million winning Lucky Day Lotto® ticket last night in the evening drawing.
A single winning ticket matched all five numbers – 12 - 29 - 32 - 36 - 43 – to win the jackpot.
“I can’t believe it, the winning ticket was actually sold here,” said Lenesha Belcher, General Manager, Speedway in Willow Springs.
“We have a lot of regular customers that play the Lucky Day Lotto so it would be so nice if the winner was someone that we know. But no matter what, I’m just so excited for the Lottery millionaire,” added Belcher.
The retailer will receive a bonus of $12,500 (one percent of the prize amount) for selling the winning ticket.
More than 33,660 other prizes, ranging from $1 to $200, were won in this Lucky Day Lotto drawing. In all, players won more than $1,330,590 in this drawing.
The Illinois Lottery urges the lucky winners to sign the back of their tickets, keep them in a safe place, and call 1-800-252-1775 for more information on how to claim their prize. Guidelines for mailing in prize claims are available at: Illinois Lottery.com/winning. Winners have one year from the date of the winning draw in which to claim their prize.
Lucky Day Lotto is played twice a day, seven days a week. 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 $22 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.