None of the three big winners in the $448 million Powerball jackpot were from the Chicago area, but there was at least one big prize in the far northern suburbs.
No one has officially come forward yet to claim a $118 million jackpot on a lottery ticket sold at a Glenwood gas station two weeks ago, but there is already a legal fight over the money.
A Mega Millions game player who bought their ticket for Friday night’s drawing at a south suburban gas station is $118 million richer this morning.
Illinois schools were also big winners in last week’s record Mega Millions game, hauling in more than $30 million as a result of record Lottery sales.
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.
Someone has now come forward to claim a winning lottery ticket purchased in the south suburbs in June.
Someone in Indiana is the winner of a $221.7 million jackpot in the Powerball Lottery.
A Southeast Side man recently came close to losing $9 million that he didn’t know he had.
Employees at the Mobil gas station at 63rd and Drexel Streets are celebrating after they sold one of four second place Mega Millions tickets that were bought in Illinois.