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Three Players Win $1 Million Prizes On Illinois Lottery Scratch-Off Game

May 3rd, 2024

CHICAGO, May 3, 2024 – As three more players win $1 million each on the $10 Million Instant Ticket, the Illinois Lottery reminds players that there are three top prizes of $10 million still available for the taking. 

One of the recent $1 million winning scratch-off tickets was purchased in Jacksonville, and the other two were purchased in Chicago.

These three lucky winners are the seventh, eighth, and ninth players to score prizes from the game’s $1 million prize tier.  

The game includes three $10 million top prizes, 15 prizes of $1 million, and the best odds to win $500 on any scratch-off ticket currently available in Illinois. 

For selling the winning tickets, Party House in Jacksonville, BP on S. Western in Chicago, and Millennium News and Views in Chicago will each receive a selling bonus of one percent of the prize amount, or $10,000.

So far this year, more than 22 million Illinois Lottery Instant Tickets have been sold, netting players over $563 million in prizes.

The Illinois Lottery currently offers a range of Instant Ticket games priced from $1 to $50, available at approximately 7,000 retail locations across Illinois.

Instant Tickets b-roll available for download here.

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About the Illinois Lottery

The Illinois Lottery, founded in 1974, has contributed over $24 billion to the State’s Common School Fund in support of K-12 public education in Illinois since 1985. The Common School Fund is the Illinois Lottery’s primary benefactor, receiving nearly 99% of Illinois Lottery proceeds. The Illinois Lottery also supports various specialty causes as described in the Illinois Lottery Law (20 ILCS 1605/21.4). For more information about the Illinois Lottery and the causes we support, please visit