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Illinois Lottery launches specialty lottery ticket to combat Alzheimer's
100% of proceeds will go toward aiding those with the disease By Kate Northrop This month, the Illinois Lottery released a new inaugural lottery ticket that is designed to raise awareness and support care for those suffering from Alzheimer's. Players can purchase a specialty scratch-off lottery game called The End of Alzheimer's Begins With Me for $3. 100% of the proceeds from the instant ticket are allocated to the Alzheimer's Awareness Fund, which is overseen by the Alzheimer's Associ ...
Sep 14, 2020, 6:25 pm - Lottery News forum

Illinois lottery player wins $1 million Powerball prize and $10K scratch-off prize in a week
Double the luck for one lucky man By Kate Northrop A Loves Park, Illinois, resident is over-the-moon after one major lottery prize leads to another, all within the same week. The double-lucky winner, who chose to remain anonymous, won a $1 million Powerball prize right after claiming a $10,000 prize he won from the $5 Million Jackpot scratch-off game. On July 28, he visited an Illinois Lottery claim center to claim the first $10,000 prize. I was excited because it was the largest ...
Sep 10, 2020, 5:40 pm - Lottery News forum

Illinois lottery player wins two prizes playing daughters' birthdays
By Kate Northrop After playing the lottery for a decade, one lucky man attributed his double-win to consistency, a favorite retailer, and his daughters' birthdays. The avid Illinois Lottery player knows what luck feels like firsthand Rich Pascente's youngest daughter was born on Christmas Eve. He got to relive that luck 39 years later when that special day helped him win one of two lottery prizes. Pascente, of Glenview, chose his Pick 4 numbers using both of his daughters' birthdays 1, ...
Aug 24, 2020, 4:48 pm - Lottery News forum

Illinois Lottery reopens 4 of 5 claim centers by appointment only
Des Plaines, Fairview Heights, Rockford, and Springfield to reopen By Todd Northrop The Illinois Lottery today announced that it will reopen four of its five Lottery Claim Centers by appointment only, starting July 27. The new appointment-only system for Illinois Lottery Claim Centers will help protect the health and safety of Lottery players and staff, while managing the volume of players visiting each center by strictly adhering to social distancing and the building capacity guideline ...
Jul 20, 2020, 12:38 pm - Lottery News forum

Illinois Lottery decreases Lotto jackpot increments
Change to follow the drawing on Monday, July 13 By Kate Northrop The Illinois Lottery announced a change to its jackpot rollover increments on Tuesday. After the drawing on Monday, July 13, 2020, the Lotto jackpot will increase by increments of $150,000 between drawings when a jackpot is not won. Such an increase is commonly referred to as a rollover . The new rollover increase is down $100,000 from the current increase of $250,000. According to the Illinois Lottery in a press rel ...
Jul 9, 2020, 11:14 am - Lottery News forum

Four out of five Illinois Lottery claim centers reopen today
Virtual lobby claim procedures and safety precautions in effect By Kate Northrop Illinois lottery players will find it easier to claim winnings in person now that four out of five of the state's claim centers are open. As of today, the Des Plaines, Fairview Heights, Springfield (Lottery Headquarters), and Rockford claim centers are open. The claim center in the James R. Thompson Center (JRTC) in Chicago will remain closed to the public until a later date. Claim center hours of operatio ...
Jul 1, 2020, 11:22 am - Lottery News forum

Illinois Lottery releases 2020 MS Project instant ticket
100% of ticket proceeds fund research and treatment for people living with multiple sclerosis The Illinois Lottery this week released its annual MS Project scratch-off ticket, in partnership with the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) and the Greater Illinois Chapter of the National MS Society. All proceeds from this ticket go to The MS Research Fund, which is devoted to finding a cure for multiple sclerosis (MS) and providing treatment for those living with the disease. Here at ...
Mar 12, 2020, 9:51 am - Lottery News forum

Illinois Lottery winner puts half of $500,000 prize into Bitcoin
An Illinois resident who won $500,000 in the state lottery has revealed he put half of it into Bitcoin (BTC) back in May. Reddit user Joxnlol posted an image of himself clutching the Illinois state lottery check on Nov. 5, with the caption: Did this. Then put half into BTC in May. Remind me in 8 months if I f****d up. Later, Joxnlol posted multiple images of himself and the winning ticket as proof of his claim. 65% gain to date Joxnlol's winning ticket sealed him the $500,000 bounty ...
Nov 5, 2019, 9:44 am - Lottery News forum

Corrections officer charged with forging lottery ticket worth $20,000
An Illinois correctional officer has been charged with forging a lottery ticket worth tens of thousands of dollars. Darrell Barry, 46, is charged in Cook County with a felony count of fraud and a felony count of violation of Illinois lottery law, Illinois State Police said in a statement. Barry turned himself into the custody of state police on July 12 at the Chicago Police District 1 headquarters, 1718 S. State St., state police said. He allegedly attempted to cash an altered Illinois ...
Jul 19, 2019, 8:10 am - Lottery News forum

Illinois Lottery glitch causes trouble for retailers, including overpayment to winners
The Illinois Lottery's transition to a new central gaming system has caused trouble for some retailers, including overpayments to winners. The ticket validation issue was discovered Feb. 20 and resolved the same day, said Illinois Lottery spokesman Jason Schaumburg, who didn't know how much extra money was awarded. Stores that paid out incorrect winnings can be reimbursed if they submit a written account of the error to the central lottery office in Springfield, said Bill Fleischli, the ex ...
Mar 4, 2019, 3:20 pm - Lottery News forum

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