Two $1M Powerball winners in Illinois — including 1 in Chicago
Posted: Jan 21, 2021 / 06:20 AM CST / Updated: Jan 21, 2021 / 06:20 AM CST
CHICAGO — Two $1 million Powerball tickets were sold in Illinois — including one on the North Side of Chicago.
The winning numbers in Wednesday night’s drawing were 40-53-60-68-69 and the Powerball: 22.
We have a winner! Single lucky $730 million Powerball ticket sold
One ticket was sold in Chicago at an Amoco gas station at 1200 W. Belmont, the other was sold in Sterling at a Shell gas station at 2404 E. Lincolnway.
There were three other winning tickets in Illinois, two won prizes of $150,000, and one ticket won $50,000.
The Powerball jackpot of $730 million was won by a single lottery player in Maryland.
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Five winning tickets were sold in Illinois, three of which were in Chicago and its suburbs
Published January 21, 2021 • Updated on January 21, 2021 at 8:55 am
The Illinois Lottery announced Thursday that five winning Powerball tickets, ranging from $1 million to $50,000, were sold in Illinois.
Three tickets, including one for $1 million, were sold in Chicago and its suburbs, according to a release.
“Illinois is full of winners – and including last night’s Powerball daw [sic] – there have now been five new millionaires created in Illinois in the past two weeks,” the Illinois Lottery said. “There will be some excited families across the state of Illinois thinking about what to do with their windfall.”
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Here’s a look at where the latest winning tickets were sold:
According to the Illinois Lottery, anyone who purchased a ticket from those locations should sign their name on the back of their ticket.
The Powerball jackpot sat at $730 million for the drawing Wednesday night. A winning ticket was sold in Maryland, pushing the new jackpot to an estimated $20 million for the next drawing Saturday.
The jackpot was the fourth-largest Powerball prize ever, and it came only a day after nobody won the even-larger Mega Millions prize, which now stands at $970 million.
Winning numbers for Wednesday night’s Powerball drawing were: 40-53-60-68-69 and a Powerball of 22.
Earlier this week, the Illinois Lottery said a $50,000 winning ticket was drawn Jan. 13 from Mariano’s at 3020 Wolf Rd. in Westchester. A winning ticket for $1 million was also drawn Jan. 16 at the Circle K at 1300 Carbon St. in Marion, Illinois.
Illinois residents who would like to participate in the Lottery can purchase tickets online at IllinoisLottery.com or using the Illinois Lottery app.
“When visiting a retailer, the Illinois Lottery reminds players to practice safe social distancing and adhere to the store’s safety measures,” a release said.The Illinois Lottery announced Thursday that five winning Powerball tickets, ranging from $1 million to $50,000, were sold in Illinois. ]]>