Cubs Fan Wins $1 Million Lottery Prize While Watching GameA Lockport man won $1 million after scratching off an Illinois Lottery '$300,000,000 Cash Spectacular' ticket while watching the Cubs game at home.
Glen Ellyn Woman Wins $16.75 Million Lottery PrizeA west suburban Glen Ellyn woman has been playing the same Lotto numbers for several years and they finally paid off to the tune of $16.75 million.
Retired Chicago Bus Driver Wins $2 Million Lottery Prize While Riding BusA retired Chicago bus driver was riding the bus when he scratched his winning $2 million lottery ticket.
Streamwood Man Wins $600K Lotto PrizeA northwest suburban Streamwood man won a $600,000 lottery prize earlier this month.
Pair Of $350K Winning Lotto Tickets Sold In Chicago, Oak ForestWinners have up to one year from the date of the drawing to claim their prizes.
Chicago Man Wins $100K With Online Lotto TicketA Chicago man won $100,000 with a lottery ticket he bought online last month.
Illinois Lottery Gives Out Free Gas, Groceries, TreatsThe Illinois Lottery had a Day of Luck promotion on Monday, giving away thousands of dollars worth of free gasoline, groceries, meals and sweets throughout the state.
Two $1 Million Powerball Winning Tickets Sold In IllinoisThe tickets were sold at a Citgo gas station in Glenview and Newstand in the Woodfield Mall.
Powerball Jackpot Eclipses $1.4 BillionWith more than two days left until the next drawing, the Powerball jackpot has climbed to a staggering $1.4 billion, easily the largest lottery pot ever in the world.
Powerball Jackpot Balloons To $675 MillionAlready the largest lottery jackpot in U.S. history, the pot could grow even larger by the time of the next drawing on Saturday night.
Powerball Jackpot Grows To $500 MillionWith the jackpot for the next Powerball drawing ballooning to $500 million Wednesday morning, plenty of people are dreaming big about what they'd do with all that money.
Activists Buy Lottery Tickets To Help Fund State Services, Bring Attention To Budget StalemateIn a symbolic gesture to urge the governor and state lawmakers to come up with a budget, a group of community activists on Monday purchased Illinois Lottery tickets, and pledged to donate any winnings to the state.

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