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State plans to give lottery vendors prizes for ideas to increase sales
Illinois Lottery vendors can win prize money from a pot of $200,000 if they generate ideas on how to entice customers to buy more lottery tickets.Gov. Rod Blagojevich's administration is hoping the move will increase revenue for the state, which has been battling a roughly $5 billion deficit. The state-run games of chance have seen flat or declining sales in recent years.There are two sessions, one in Hillside on Nov. 12 and another in Springfield on Nov. 20, in which vendors can enter drawings
Nov 5, 2003, 5:37 am - Lottery News

Illinois Store Sells Winning $5 Million Lottery Ticket
One very lucky person who visited the Huck's convenience store in Murphysboro, Illinois this Wednesday is holding a winning lottery ticket worth up to $5 million.The winning ticket was purchased at 10:13 a.m. Wednesday at the store located at the corner of Walnut and South 20th streets. The numbers on the ticket are 2, 18, 20, 23, 30 and 39.The ticket holder had not yet stepped forward Thursday, but a spokeswoman for the Illinois Lottery in Springfield offered a strong piece of advice for the wi
Oct 31, 2003, 1:00 pm - Lottery News

Illinois Rep. Boland Wants to Add Keno
The stakes are high for state Rep. Mike Boland, D-Moline: $130 million.That's his estimate of what the state of Illinois could rake in annually if Club Keno were added to the lottery mix. Also known as Quick Draw Lotto, it is similar to a standard Lotto game with one big advantage: instead of one to five drawings per week, Keno numbers usually are drawn every five minutes.Players would know right away whether the numbers they picked matched those randomly selected by a computer. The game would e
Aug 29, 2003, 12:19 pm - Lottery News

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