Lottery vendors are busy as players snap up tickets for the $337 million Powerball drawing Wednesday night, while officials say online lottery ticket sales have been falling short of expectations.
An Elgin woman faces more charges for allegedly trying to cash an altered lottery ticket worth hundreds of millions of dollars.
The jackpot for the Mega Millions lottery drawing Tuesday night has swelled to $363 million, and that has a lot of people dreaming.
Illinois is making gambling history. Good or bad, depending on how you feel about playing the Lottery, we now can buy tickets with a few clicks of a mouse. That means no more waiting in line at a convenience store. CBS 2′s Marissa Bailey has more details on a surprise Lottery players might get by deciding to go buy their tickets online.
Illinois became a pioneer Sunday as the first state in the country to offer them online.
Starting this Sunday, lottery players will be able to buy tickets online.
Owners of 7-Eleven stores are warning of massive layoffs to come, unless the Illinois Lottery protects them from competition from the online sales that are expected to start this year.
The Illinois Lottery is racing headlong into the Internet age.
The agenda is becoming clear for a Minooka couple, now that they have cleared $8 million with a winning Lottery ticket.
A second teen has been charged with robbing someone at gunpoint in Evanston and making away with two lottery tickets.
One teen is in jail and police are seeking a second after they allegedly rummaged through the pockets of someone they knew at gunpoint, getting away with just two lottery tickets.