Friday, May 17, 2013
The drawing will be held Saturday, May 18.
What would you do with $600 million? That’s the jackpot for this Saturday’s Powerball drawing, which will be the third largest lottery jackpot in U.S. history, and the second largest Powerball jackpot ever, CNN reports. The cash value is $376.9 million. Tickets are $2 and are available at many area convenience stores and online at the Illinois Lottery website.
Friday, May 10, 2013
Imagine all you could buy your mom for Mother's Day if you won the Powerball!
The Powerball jackpot has climbed to $270 million and counting with the next drawing happening Saturday night, May 11. That's a $175.8 million cash payout! Buy tickets online here. The Powerball drawing is held every Wednesday and Saturday at 9:59 p.m. Wednesday's drawing produced no grand prize winner. The largest Powerball Jackpot cash payout to date was $384 million and was won on Nov. 28, 2012 in Arizona and Missouri. Tell Us: If you won, what's the one thing you always wanted to buy your mother?
Monday, March 18, 2013
A lotto player purchased a St. Patrick's Day Millionaire Raffle ticket and won $1,000,000.
This year’s St. Patrick’s Day Millionaire Raffle brought the “luck of the Irish” to Niles on Sunday, making one resident $1,000,000 richer! The winner, who has yet to come forward, purchased their ticket at, Touhy Lehigh Shell, 5900 Touhy, with the winning ticket number 400186. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus, 1 percent of the jackpot amount, for selling a winning ticket. The St. Patrick’s Day Millionaire Raffle, a popular game offered by the Illinois Lottery, has four $1,000,000 prizes; five $100,000 prizes and 500 $1,000 prizes. A total of 509 winning tickets were drawn last night. Lottery players who purchased a St. Patrick’s Day Millionaire Raffle ticket can check the Lottery website www.illinoislottery.com, or bring their …
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Powerball jackpot has rolled over without any winners.
Wednesday, February 6
The big red Powerball has rolled over once again. With no recent winners, the Powerball jackpot has climbed to $208 million for the Wednesday, Feb. 6 drawing, according to Illinois Lottery officials. The winning numbers from last Saturday night’s drawing were: 11 - 16 - 33 - 40 – 41, and the Powerball was 34. While no one won the Saturday jackpot, more than 38,000 Illinoisans won prizes ranging from $4 to $10,000, lottery officials said. Quick Powerball Facts: .
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
The next drawing will be Wednesday night.
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Tuesday, January 29
It maybe time to see if Lady Luck is on your side. The Powerball has reached $151 million with the next drawing occurring on Wednesday night, Jan. 30, according to a Powerball press release. While the last Powerball drawing on Saturday produced no grand prize Powerball winner, there were over 21,000 Illinois residents who won prizes ranging from $4 to $10,000. The Powerball drawing is held every Wednesday and Saturday at 9:59 p.m. The largest Powerball Jackpot to date was $384 million and was won on Nov. 28, 2012 in Arizonia and Missouri.
Friday, December 28, 2012
Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart said two Chicagoland victims lost up to $90,000.
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Friday, December 28, 2012
Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart is warning residents not to be fooled by scams where “winners” are told they are entitled to a large lottery cash prize without ever having purchased a ticket. Scammers are reaching their victims, who are often senior citizens, via telephone calls, faxes, emails and letters to tell them about their “jackpot.” Some of these letters include phony seals and certificates. To collect, however, money needs to be sent either via Western Union or cashier’s check to a foreign address to pay for additional taxes and/or handling charges. The scammer may also contact the victim again and mention there was a mistake on the tax calculation and more money must be sent. During the last six months, an 80-year-old …
Friday, July 1, 2011
Each Friday Patch will highlight the area's biggest news headlines in the Weekly PatchCast. Tune in to watch at noon.
Click on the video to see what's happened in Patch sites around you this week: Judge Approves Doctor Visit for Deerfield Murder Suspect in Jail More Than 100 Minors Ticketed For Underage Drinking $475K Lotto Ticket Sold in Highland Park SWANCC Sues Former Executive For Embezzlement Charges Camel Double Take in Skokie