DU QUOIN — If you bought a Lucky Day Lotto ticket in Du Quoin you may want to check it right away! A convenience store in Du Quoin sold an $800,000 winning Lucky Day Lotto ticket in the Monday, February 17, midday drawing.
The winning ticket was purchased at Du Quoin Market, located at 129 S. Washington St., in Du Quoin and matched all five numbers – 06 – 20 – 23 – 26 – 45 – to win the jackpot. The retailer will receive a bonus of $8,000, or one percent of the prize amount, for selling the winning ticket.
The Illinois Lottery urges the lucky winner to sign the back of the ticket and keep it in a safe place until they visit one of the Lottery’s five Prize Centers in Chicago, Des Plaines, Rockford, Springfield or Fairview Heights. Winners have one year from the original drawing date to claim their prize.
More than 18,900 other prizes, ranging from $1 to $1,000, were won in this Lucky Day Lotto drawing. In all, players won more than $846,800 this drawing. Lucky Day Lotto drawings are twice a day, seven days a week. For more information or to buy tickets online, please visit illinoislottery.com.