Lottery Machines Busy As People Buy Powerball Tickets Ahead Of Big JackpotLottery machines across the county are in overdrive as a chance at a $700-million jackpot is at stake in Wednesday night's drawing - the second largest in U.S. history.
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.
Online Lottery Sales Falling Short As Big Powerball Drawing ApproachesLottery 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.
Elgin Woman Faces Charges For Trying To Scam Mega Millions LotteryAn Elgin woman faces more charges for allegedly trying to cash an altered lottery ticket worth hundreds of millions of dollars.
$363M Mega Millions Jackpot Has People DreamingThe jackpot for the Mega Millions lottery drawing Tuesday night has swelled to $363 million, and that has a lot of people dreaming.
Online Lottery Sales Begin, But Some Worried About PrivacyIllinois 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.
Hundreds Buy Lottery Tickets Online On First Day Of Internet SalesIllinois became a pioneer Sunday as the first state in the country to offer them online.
Online Lottery Sales Set To Begin SundayStarting this Sunday, lottery players will be able to buy tickets online.
7-11 Store Owners: Online Lottery Sales Could Mean Massive LayoffsOwners 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.
Online Lottery Sales Could Begin In SpringThe Illinois Lottery is racing headlong into the Internet age.
Winners Have Big Plans After Lottery Ticket LuckThe agenda is becoming clear for a Minooka couple, now that they have cleared $8 million with a winning Lottery ticket.
Second Teen Charged With Lottery Ticket Robbery In EvanstonA second teen has been charged with robbing someone at gunpoint in Evanston and making away with two lottery tickets.