Illinois convenience stores are bracing for a financial hit as sales of Illinois lottery tickets are set to go online later this year.
The odds of lightning striking twice may be slim, but so is winning the lottery more than once. Or maybe not.
Eighty-five Illinois Lottery winners last week probably thought they were lucky — until they tried to cash in their winnings, that is.
The Illinois Lottery is racing headlong into the Internet age.
No one matched all six numbers in Friday night’s Mega Millions drawing and the estimated jackpot for the multi-state lottery game rose to $152 million.
Friday night was a lucky night for two lottery players in the south suburbs. A Mega Millions player and a Little Lotto player each won $250,000 in drawings held Friday night, according to the Illinois Lottery.
No one matched all the numbers drawn in Friday night’s Mega Millions lottery drawing and the jackpot for the game increased to nearly $50 million.
Nobody hit the jackpot in Friday’s multi-state Mega Millions drawing, and the jackpot will grow to about $30 million.
Lotto machines across Illinois are on overdrive as Chicagoans plunk down their money in hopes of being the big Powerball Jackpot winner.
Sometimes Kenny Perry had an itch that had to be scratched — as in a lottery scratch-off ticket. On Friday, he was presented with a giant million-dollar lottery check.
Nobody hit the jackpot in Friday night’s multi-state Mega Millions drawing, and the grand prize will grow to about $22 million.
Nobody hit the jackpot in Saturday night’s multi-state Power Ball drawing, but a $200,000 ticket was sold at a Northwest Side gas station.
Nobody hit the jackpot in Friday’s multi-state Mega Millions drawing, and the jackpot will grow to about $96 million.
Nobody hit the jackpot in Friday night’s multi-state Mega Millions drawing, and the grand prize will grow to near $54 million.
No one matched all the numbers in Friday night’s Mega Millions drawing, but one person, who bought their ticket in the West Loop, came close.
Someone has now come forward to claim a winning lottery ticket purchased in the south suburbs in June.
Nobody hit the jackpot in Saturday night’s $92 million inter-state Poweball drawing, and the pot is expected to grow to about $111 million.
No one matched all six numbers in Friday night’s Mega Millions drawing and the jackpot increased to an estimated $88 million.
Nobody won the jackpot in Friday’s multi-state Mega Millions drawing, and the grand prize will grow near $64 million.
Nobody in Illinois hit the jackpot in Friday’s $35 million Mega Millions interstate lottery, but a grand prize ticket was sold in Texas and a $250,000 ticket in Illinois.
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