Illinois Lottery News
Saturday Mar 7 | via Chicago Sun-Times
A south suburban gas station sold a jackpot winning ticket for $6,250,000 for Thursday night's Lotto drawing, and the winner has yet to come forward. The winning Quick Pick ticket was sold at Torrence BP, 17002 Torrence Ave., and matched all six numbers: 07 - 14 - 17 - 30 - 38 - 44, according to a statement from the Illinois Lottery. Comment?
Sunday Mar 1 | via Cleveland.com
The winning numbers are 7-49-53-60-64 Mega Ball 4 Megaplier 2x. Friday's winner is the first since an Illinois resident won $265 million on Jan. 16. One Mega Millions ticket was sold in Wisconsin matching five numbers without the Mega Ball and is worth $1 million. Comment?
Tuesday Feb 24 | via The Daily Gazette
Jesus Davila Jr., 70, of Naperville, appears at a news conference Tuesday in Chicago, where the Illinois Lottery presented him a $265 million check as winner of the jackpot in the Jan. 16 Mega Millions drawing. It was the largest prize in Illinois Lottery history. Comment?
Tuesday Feb 24 | via Lottery Post
Years of playing Quick Pick tickets every day paid off for 70-year-old Jesus Davila Jr. in January when he won $265 million - the largest prize in Illinois Lottery history. "I'm a regular Joe and I played and I won it," said Davila, as he smiled at a news conference Tuesday in the Thompson Center downtown, where Illinois Lottery Director Michael Jones presented him with an oversized check. Comment?
Feb 12, 2015 | via CBS Local
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Feb 12, 2015 | via The Daily Gazette
Illinois didn't have one of the jackpot-winning Powerball tickets, but state lottery officials say a $1 million winning ticket from the drawing was sold in eastern Illinois. The Illinois Lottery said Thursday morning that the Match 5 winning ticket was sold at Phillips 66 in the village of Westville. Comment?
Feb 11, 2015 | via MLive.com
Three tickets matched the winning Powerball numbers on Feb. 11, 2015 to split the $564 million jackpot. It was the fifth largest jackpot in U.S. Lottery history. Comment?
Feb 6, 2015 | via Patch.com
While no one won the jackpot, more than 52,000 Illinoisans won prizes ranging from $10,000 to $4 inWednesday's drawing. In addition, two Illinois players have won $2million so far this year by choosing the Power Play option for $1 more and matching the first five Powerball numbers. Comment?
Nov 20, 2014 | via My FOX Chicago
Forty-two ComEd employees who work in west suburban Oak Brook collectively won a million-dollar lottery drawing in late October. The group - dubbed "42 MegaWatts" - have been purchasing Mega Millions tickets for six years. Comment?
Oct 31, 2014 | via Switched
Deisi Ocampo of Chicago received a gift from her father when she turned 19 earlier this month, just as many people do on their special day. But the present -- two Illinois Lottery scratch-off tickets -- ended up being very special as the teen won a $4 million prize. Comment?
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