Press & Media Center
For more Information, please contact the Illinois Lottery at 312-793-3030.
Illinois Winner Claims Mega Millions Jackpot
Wednesday, Sep 21, 2022 - The wait is finally over – the unknown Illinois Lottery winner of the $1.34 billion Mega Millions jackpot has now come forward, almost eights weeks after the historic drawing.
One Million Dollar Lucky Day Lotto Ticket at Lucky Mart
Tuesday, Sep 20, 2022 - It was a great day for a lucky Illinois Lottery player who won the $1 million Lucky Day Lotto jackpot on September 9.
Record Lottery Returns to the State of Illinois
Wednesday, Sep 14, 2022 - The Illinois Lottery today announced its best-ever financial year with record returns to the State of Illinois of $834 million, a 7% increase over the prior year.
Lottery Retailers Also Lottery “Winners”
Tuesday, Aug 16, 2022 - The recent $1.337 billion Mega Millions jackpot roll was also a big win for Illinois Lottery retailers across the state.
Mega Millions Winner Still Unknown
Friday, Aug 05, 2022 - It’s been almost a week since a single Mega Millions ticket sold in Illinois won the third largest jackpot of all time, an incredible windfall of $1.337 billion.
Updated Jackpot: $1.337 Billion Won In Illinois
Saturday, Jul 30, 2022 - Due to high sales, the jackpot from last night’s Mega Millions drawing has increased to $1.337 billion. One lucky Illinois Lottery player has scooped the top prize. The winning ticket was purchased at the Speedway at 885 E Touhy Ave, Des Plaines, IL 60018.
$1.28 Billion Jackpot Won In Illinois
Saturday, Jul 30, 2022 - An Illinois Lottery player has won the $1.28 billion jackpot in last night’s Mega Millions drawing. The winning ticket was purchased at the Speedway in Des Plaines.
$1.28 Billion Mega Millions Jackpot
Friday, Jul 29, 2022 - With less than 12 hours to go until tonight’s drawing, Mega Millions sales have boosted the jackpot to a breathtaking $1.28 billion.
$1.1 Billion Mega Millions Jackpot
Thursday, Jul 28, 2022 - With less than two days to go until the next Mega Millions drawing, the jackpot has increased again and is now a mind-blowing $1.1 billion.
Mega Millions Jackpot Now $1,025,000,000
Wednesday, Jul 27, 2022 - The Mega Millions jackpot is now an incredible $1.025 for the next drawing on Friday night.
Mega Millions Jackpot Now $830 Million
Tuesday, Jul 26, 2022 - The next Mega Millions drawing is tonight, and the jackpot has just grown again - and now is a whopping $830 million.
$810 Million Up For Grabs Tonight
Tuesday, Jul 26, 2022 - The Mega Millions jackpot is $810 million for tonight’s drawing, which would be the fourth largest jackpot ever won in the U.S.
Mega Millions Jackpot Now at $810 Million
Monday, Jul 25, 2022 - Mega Millions is the hottest ticket in town - and it just got a little hotter. The jackpot for the next drawing on Tuesday, July 26 has just been increased to $810,000,000.
$790 Million Jackpot For Mega Millions
Saturday, Jul 23, 2022 - The Mega Millions jackpot rolled on Friday evening and is now worth a sweltering $790 million. This is the largest Mega Millions jackpot on offer in the past 18 months.
Mega Million Jackpot Now $660 Million
Thursday, Jul 21, 2022 - The Mega Millions jackpot has now been raised to $660 million for the next drawing on Friday, July 22. If won, this would be the third largest Mega Millions jackpot ever won in the history of the game.
Mega Million Jackpot Rolls to $630 Million
Wednesday, Jul 20, 2022 - The jackpot for the multi-state lottery game Mega Millions has grown to an estimated $630 million for the next drawing on Friday, July 22. If won, this would be the fifth largest Mega Millions jackpot ever won in the history of the game.
Mega Million Jackpot At $530 Million
Tuesday, Jul 19, 2022 - The Mega Millions jackpot is now over the half billion dollar mark, with an estimated top prize of $530 million up for grabs in the next drawing tonight Tuesday, July 19.
The Illinois Lottery Is Celebrating Lottery Week
Monday, Jul 18, 2022 - This week is Lottery Week, which is a celebration of the role lotteries play in generating essential funding for their communities. Lottery Week runs from July 17th to 23rd and is a celebration of lotteries across the United States and Canada, in acknowledgment of their collective contributions to the communities they serve.
Mega Million Jackpot Climbs To $480 Million
Thursday, Jul 14, 2022 - The Mega Millions jackpot has rolled to an eye-watering $480 million for tomorrow night’s drawing! Illinois Lottery players are already winning big this jackpot roll - with a local player winning $1 million in Tuesday night’s draw. That player matched all five numbers on a ticket purchased online through the Illinois Lottery website.
Chicago Residents Have Chance To “Win Area Code” With Two Jackpots At $312 Million
Wednesday, Jun 22, 2022 - 312 is the original area code for Chicago and it means something special to everyone who calls Chicago home. Well, add a few more zeros and it could also be the bank balance of a lucky Illinois Lottery player.