(STMW) — Two convenience stores in Chicago and south suburban Oak Forest sold $350,000 winning lottery tickets for a drawing earlier this week.
One of the winning tickets was sold at A & B Convenience, 100 W. Randolph, while the other was sold at a 7-Eleven at 4901 W. 167th St. in Oak Forest, according to a statement from the Illinois Lottery. Both tickets matched all five winning numbers – 07 – 11 – 24 – 25 – 26 – in Tuesday night’s Lucky Day Lotto drawing.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Hot And Humid All Weekend Long
The winners are encouraged to sign the back of their tickets and keep them in a safe place until they can take it to one of the five lottery prize centers in Chicago, Des Plaines, Rockford, Springfield or Fairview Heights, lottery officials said. Winners have up to one year from the date of the drawing to claim their prizes.READ MORE: Some Fear Events Like Lollapalooza Could Spike COVID-19 Cases In Chciago
Each store will receive a bonus of $3,500, or one percent of the prize amount, for selling a winning ticket.
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