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$1 Million Win For Springfield Powerball® Player
Wednesday, Mar 24, 2021 - The winning ticket was purchased at Qik-N-EZ gas station, at 430 N. Grand Ave., in Springfield.
Lotto Game Changes Bring Better Odds and More Million Dollar Jackpot Prizes
Saturday, Mar 20, 2021 - Read more about changes to the Lotto game.
Illinois Lottery Opens New Chicago Claim Center
Friday, Mar 19, 2021 - The Illinois Lottery has opened a new Chicago-based Claim Center in the George Dunne Cook County Office Building, at 69 W. Washington St., Suite LL06.
Illinois Lottery Releases Educational Video, Encouraging Players To Be Smart, Play Smart®
Saturday, Mar 06, 2021 - In support of Problem Gambling Awareness Month, the Illinois Lottery is educating players on the importance of keeping their lottery play fun by making informed decisions on how they play their favorite games.
Crossword Instant Ticket Brings $50,000 Prize to Markham Player
Wednesday, Feb 24, 2021 - The winning ticket was purchased at Mobil gas station, on 1401 Torrence Ave. in Calumet City.
Illinois Lottery Announces Half-Year Results
Tuesday, Feb 23, 2021
Winning January: New Year Brings Over $61 Million in Draw Game Prizes to Illinois Players
Wednesday, Feb 17, 2021 - These wins welcomed a few new millionaires to the Land of Lincoln, with seven players across Illinois winning prizes of $1 million dollars or more.
Great 8’s Instant Ticket Brings Big Prize to Bradley Player
Wednesday, Feb 10, 2021 - This Illinois player just won big playing the Great 8's instant ticket.
Powerball Makes More Illinois Millionaires
Wednesday, Jan 27, 2021 - One Powerball player’s millionaire moment was winning a $2 million prize and another player celebrated a $1 million prize.
Illinois Players Win $20,000 Prizes
Saturday, Jan 23, 2021 - One winning ticket was sold at Meijer gas station in Elgin. The other ticket was sold at Citgo gas station in Round Lake.
$970 Million Jackpot For Tonight’s Mega Millions Draw
Friday, Jan 22, 2021 - What if you could make every single person in your town a millionaire?
Mega Millions Jackpot $1 Billion For Tonight’s Draw
Friday, Jan 22, 2021 - Play to win the second largest jackpot in the game’s history
Two $1 Million Powerball Wins in Illinois
Thursday, Jan 21, 2021 - Two separate tickets won prizes of $1 million, two tickets won prizes of $150,000, and one ticket won a prize of $50,000.
$730 Million Powerball Prize On Deck for Tonight’s Draw
Wednesday, Jan 20, 2021 - This is the fourth largest Powerball prize in game history and the sixth highest jackpot in U.S. lottery history.
Play Mega Millions Tonight For a Chance to Win $850 Million
Tuesday, Jan 19, 2021 - This is the first time both Powerball and Mega Millions have had jackpots over $700 million dollars simultaneously.
Southern Illinois Player Wins $1 Million Powerball Prize
Sunday, Jan 17, 2021 - This recent win brings the tally to 2 new millionaires in-state in the past five days, following a $1 million Mega Millions win in Chicago earlier this week.
Powerball Jackpot Is $640 Million Tonight
Saturday, Jan 16, 2021 - If won, tonight’s Powerball jackpot of $640 million would be the fifth largest jackpot in the game’s history and the ninth largest jackpot in U.S. lottery history.
Mega Millions Prize Soars To $750 Million
Friday, Jan 15, 2021 - There is now an estimated $1.39 billion in jackpot prizes to be won across both Mega Millions and Powerball.
Powerball Rolls To $640 Million And Mega Millions Rises To $750 Million
Thursday, Jan 14, 2021 - With the jackpots for both Mega Millions and Powerball rolling, players have a combined $1.39 billion to play for.
$550 Million Powerball Jackpot For Tonight’s Drawing
Wednesday, Jan 13, 2021 - If you’re looking for a way to stay connected with friends and family during these socially-distanced times, you may want to consider a virtual lottery pool.
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