Lottery news and results for Illinois
Illinois Lottery News
Yesterday | via Chicago Tribune
A last-minute ticket buying frenzy could make today's Mega Millions jackpot the biggest lottery prize in U.S. history, and odds are mounting for a winner just a week before Christmas, a game official said. Comment?
Yesterday | via WHBF-TV Rock Island
Paint companies have been ordered to pay $1.1 billion to 10 California cities and counties so that lead can be safely removed from millions of older homes. Comment?
Monday | via KSDK-TV Saint Louis
The Mega Millions jackpot has been boosted to $586 million, a jump from the earlier projection but still trailing a $656 million prize last year that was the largest in U.S. history. Comment?
Monday | via ABC7 Chicago
Lottery officials say Tuesday's Mega Millions jackpot has jumped to $586M, up from $550M, and officials believe it could jump again before the winning numbers drawing. Comment?
Saturday Dec 14 | via The Hartford Courant
Friday the 13th meant no luck for the countless people across the nation who bought tickets for the Mega Millions jackpot. Comment?
Saturday Dec 14 | via ABC7 Chicago
No one won Friday night's jackpot of $425 million. So now, the top prize climbs to an estimated $550 million! "Illinoisans who want to get in on the game but are trying to stay warm in this frigid and snowy weather can purchase their ticket or on their mobile phone via their mobile carriers' Internet connection at www.myillinoislottery.com ," a ... (more) Comment?
Saturday Dec 14 | via KSDK-TV Saint Louis
The Mega Millions jackpot climbed to $550 million after lottery officials announced there was no winning ticket sold in Friday night's drawing. Comment?
Friday Dec 6 | via WTVC
In response to extraordinarily strong sales, the Mega Millions jackpot for Friday night's drawing has been raised another $25 million to $425 million. Comment?
Friday Dec 13 | via ABC 33/40
Authorities say a Kansas man accused of planning to detonate a car bomb at the Wichita airport has been arrested. Comment?
Friday Dec 13 | via KSDK-TV Saint Louis
Gary Strauss, USA TodayTonight's Mega Millions jackpot, already the fifth largest ever, is getting bigger.Buoyed by strong ticket sales, lottery officials boosted the jackpot to $425 million from $400 million Tonight's Mega Millions jackpot raised to $425 million on KSDK.com: ... (more) Comment?