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Illinois man honors late wife by playing her lottery numbers and wins $1 million Lotto prize
Family celebrates numbers that are near and dear to them By Kate Northrop An Illinois man who honored his late wife by playing her usual numbers in the Illinois Lottery won a $1 million Lotto prize by doing so. An Illinois man and his adult children won a $1 million Lotto prize after playing the same numbers his late wife enjoyed using. The Illinois Lottery released a heartwarming announcement today about a father and his adult children splitting a $1 million prize after buying a
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Lifetime laborer steps forward to claim $552 Mega Millions lottery jackpot in Illinois
Hard working winner comes forward one week after scooping jackpot By Kate Northrop The winner of the $552 million Mega Millions jackpot, which was won by one ticket in Illinois last week , has stepped forward to claim the historic prize. The Illinois winner of the largest jackpot won online in U.S. history is a hardworking individual who has always dreamed of retiring early following a lifetime of labor. This morning, the Illinois Lottery announced that the sole winner is MEGA Mi
Jun 11, 2024, 2:44 pm - Lottery News

Lottery ticket sold in Illinois wins $560 million Mega Millions jackpot
Winning ticket purchased online By Todd Northrop After a run of 19 drawings without a jackpot winner, the 20th drawing of the multi-state Mega Millions lottery game produced a single $560 million winner last night when one ticket sold in Illinois matched all five numbers plus the Mega Ball. The winner will now have to choose between being paid $560 million in 30 annually-increasing payments over 29 years or the lump-sum estimated cash value of $264 million. According to USA Mega
Jun 5, 2024, 9:36 am - Lottery News

Illinois woman wins $1 million on lottery ticket given to her by another gas station customer
One player's trash is another's treasure By Kate Northrop An Illinois woman won $1 million on a Lucky Day Lotto ticket after another gas station customer decided they didn't want it and gave it to her. An anonymous Illinois woman was not expecting a million dollars to quite literally be handed to her last week, and its thanks to a kind gesture from another nameless gas station customer. She is shocked that, despite not even having bought a lottery ticket, she is the recipient of
May 2, 2024, 10:57 am - Lottery News

Illinois stay-at-home mom wakes up to a crying baby and $1.4 million Lucky Day Lotto jackpot
Mother wakes up to a crying baby and a lifechanging amount of money By Kate Northrop An Illinois woman woke up to the sound of her crying baby in the middle of the night but found it rather difficult to fall back asleep once she also found out she won a $1.4 million Lucky Day Lotto jackpot. Every parent knows that tending to a crying infant in the middle of the night is not easy, but what if you woke up to a million dollars too? This is what happened to one Illinois stay-at-home
Mar 14, 2024, 8:07 pm - Lottery News

Illinois man celebrates Valentine's Day with $1 million lottery win three days after breakup
A date with Lady Luck three days after heartbreak By Kate Northrop On what he assumed would be a lonely Valentine's Day after having just gone through a breakup, an Illinois man is instead celebrating the holiday with a $1 million lottery win. Heartbreak was in the cards for one Illinois man, who was posed to spend Valentine's Day without a date after splitting from his girlfriend. However, he's hit the jackpot with Lady Luck this year, raking in a $1 million lottery prize three da
Feb 14, 2024, 11:53 am - Lottery News

Illinois man runs back into store to give owner a hug after winning $3 million in the lottery
That guy is going to win someday. By Kate Northrop An Illinois man who won $3 million in the lottery while sitting in his car deliberately ran back into the store he bought his winning ticket at to give the owner a big hug. An Illinois man with a big heart won a big prize in the Illinois Lottery last week, finally scooping up a $3 million prize on a scratch-off after years of trying. Having just helped welcome his new grandson into the world, the lottery pri ze was the second wo
Jan 30, 2024, 10:41 am - Lottery News

Allwyn to become new operator of Illinois Lottery after acquisition of Camelot LS Group
New UK lottery operator's reach extends to the US By Kate Northrop European company Allwyn Entertainment will become the Illinois Lottery's new operator after they announced their acquisition of Camelot LS Group in December. The Illinois Lottery will have a new operator following the loss of Camelot's license as the operator of the UK National Lottery and Allwyn's acquisition of said company. Currently, the Camelot Lottery Solutions Group (Camelot LS Group), operates the Illinois
Jan 3, 2023, 11:27 am - Lottery News

Two Illinois lottery winners in a partnership claim $1.34 billion Mega Millions jackpot
Winners split behemoth win within timeframe to claim cash prize By Kate Northrop Two winners in a partnership have come forward to claim the eye-watering $1.34 billion Mega Millions jackpot that was drawn in July 2022. One single ticket was all it took to win the record $1.34 billion Mega Millions jackpot on July 29, 2022, but two people jointly stepped forward to claim it all. Today, the Illinois Lottery announced that the prize has officially been claimed, shared by a partnersh
Sep 21, 2022, 3:58 pm - Lottery News

Major claim deadline approaching for Illinois lottery winner of $1.337 billion Mega Millions jackpot
They don't have as much time as it seems By Kate Northrop A crucial deadline for claiming the record-breaking $1.337 billion Mega Millions jackpot drawn in July is approaching for the single Illinois-based lottery winner. The lone Illinois winner of the unimaginable $1.337 billion Mega Millions jackpot is only weeks away from a major deadline that could have a huge impact on the amount of money they get to walk away with. For a prize of this magnitude, it's not unusual for the wi
Sep 12, 2022, 7:16 am - Lottery News

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