| ILLINOIS LOTTERY LAUNCHES ONLINE FEATURES TO MAKE PLAYING MORE CONVENIENT The Chicago Citizen|
The Illinois Lottery today announced two new features that make digital and mobile play more convenient for players.
Elmwood Park store owner receives bonus for selling winning lotto ticket Chicago Tribune
Elmwood Park gas station employees to receive bonuses after selling $8 million winning lotto ticket last month.
Lottery Week celebrates contributions to Illinois Chicago Daily Herald
Guest columnist Harold Mays: In its first year of existence 45 years ago, the Illinois Lottery created its first millionaire.
*** MEDIA ALERT *** Lucky Weekend in Illinois: Two Jackpots Won! | The Crusader Newspaper Group The Chicago Cusader
Lucky Day Lotto Prize Won in Vernon Hills $200000 Lucky Day Lotto Prize Won in Chicago If you recently purchased a Lucky Day Lotto ticket, you may want to ...
$350,000 Lucky Day Lotto Jackpot Won! | The Crusader Newspaper Group The Chicago Cusader
If you bought a Lucky Day Lotto ticket in Ottawa, you may want to check it right away! A gas station in Ottawa sold a $350,000 winning Lucky Day Lotto ticket in ...
Illinois pays out nearly $4.7 million in back pay to state employees over 2 weeks Chicago Tribune
The first checks and electronic deposits are beginning to trickle in for state workers who saw some of their pay withheld during former Gov. Bruce Rauner's ...
Illinois Sports Betting Timeline Remains Undetermined Gambling.com
The launch of Illinois sports betting remains undetermined after state regulators only briefly addressed the subject during their Aug. 8 meeting. Illinois Gaming ...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Lucky Day Lotto' game Beloit Daily News
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the Illinois Lottery's "Lucky Day Lotto" game were: 01-12-16-31-34. (one, twelve ...
$8M Winning Lotto Ticket Sold In Chicago Chicago, IL Patch
M Winning Lotto Ticket Sold In Chicago - Chicago, IL - The winning ticket is good for $8 million for the lucky player. Another player won $100000 from a ticket ...
2 Lottery Tickets Worth Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars Sold in Chicago Area NBC Chicago
If you played the Lucky Day Lotto recently in Illinois, you might want to check your tickets. Two jackpot-winning tickets – worth hundreds of thousands of dollars ...
July 30, 1974: Illinois lottery marks 45 years since first tickets sold STLtoday.com
The first tickets cost 50 cents and 7500 outlets across Illinois were authorized to sell them.
Illinois correctional officer charged with forging lottery ticket worth $20,000 Fox 32 Chicago
An Illinois correctional officer has been charged with forging a lottery ticket worth tens of thousands of dollars.
Opinion | Jim Nowlan: When is more gambling too much? How would Illinois know? The Southern
At the convenience store in my rural town, there is a new “wall” of plastic boxes filled with colorful lottery instant-game tickets, right on the counter, crowding my ...
$300,000 Lucky Day Lotto Jackpot Won! | The Crusader Newspaper Group The Chicago Cusader
If you have a Lucky Day Lotto subscription online, check your email! A player with an online subscription won the $300000 jackpot in the Tuesday, August 6, ...
Jim Nowlan: When is more gambling too much? How would Illinois know? The State Journal-Register
At the convenience store in my rural town, there is a new "wall" of plastic boxes filled with colorful lottery instant-game tickets, right on the counter, crowding my ...
Illinois Lottery hands media rights to 360i Campaign US
The three-year account is estimated to be worth between $22M and $25M.. From Campaign US.
Winning numbers drawn in 'LuckyDay Lotto Midday' game Middletown Press
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Saturday afternoon's drawing of the Illinois Lottery's "LuckyDay Lotto Midday" game were: 17-25-26-27-41.
763 - Equality Illinois to honor Foxx and Flores at Fahrenheit - Gay Lesbian Bi Trans News Archive Windy City Times
Windy City Times News Archive - Equality Illinois to honor Foxx and Flores at Fahrenheit CHICAGO, IL- Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx and Illinois ...
Illinois Is Poised to Become the Gambling Capital of the Midwest ProPublica
An 816-page bill introduced and passed by the General Assembly over the weekend will, if fully realized, transform Illinois into the gambling capital of the ...
What you need to know about Illinois' gambling expansion Illinois Policy
There are currently 10 casinos in Illinois. But with Senate Bill 690 headed to Gov. J.B. Pritzker's desk, the Land of Lincoln could soon have more gambling ...
Illinois Senate backs legalized sports gambling, more casinos Chicago Daily Herald
Six new casinos, along with legalized sports betting, are coming to Illinois after Senate lawmakers approved a massive gambling expansion bill Sunday.
Illinois gambling expansion could take a while. Here’s a look at what’s to come. Chicago Tribune
Two weeks after Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed a law authorizing a massive expansion of gambling in Illinois, the state has taken the first small step toward creating a ...
Let’s Break Down Some Numbers in Illinois’ New Gambling Expansion Bill ProPublica
Big numbers reflect big legislation — one that got pushed through at the last minute, with little debate or analysis.
Fees Reach Unprecedented Level In New Illinois Sports Betting Proposals Legal Sports Report
Rep. Michael Zalewski filed two amendments to Illinois sports betting legislation ahead of Wednesday's subcommittee hearing.
Self-Exclusion Program not enough for addicts ahead of massive Illinois gambling expansion, opponents say Chicago Sun-Times
More than 13000 people are already part of a program designed to help gambling addicts police themselves, but opponents say it's not enough as the state is ...
Illinois Senate Gaming Expansion & Sports Wagering Act The National Law Review
The Illinois Senate passed the gaming expansion bill June 2, 2019, and sent the legislation to the governor's desk. This alert provides a general summary of the ...
Illinois sports betting: Momentum builds, but competing plans abound Chicago Sun-Times
SPRINGFIELD — Legislative momentum is in place to bring sports betting to Illinois. But it will take weeks for all interested parties to get their opinions to ...
It’s Official: Pritzker Signs Illinois Sports Betting Into Law Sports Handle
Friday morning as part of a “Bill Signing Tour,” Governor J.B. Pritzker made Illinois the fifth state this year — and biggest by population — to officially legalize ...
What Would Sports Betting Look Like in Illinois? WTTW News
A U.S. Supreme Court decision last year opened the door to state-authorized sports betting, and Illinois is hurrying to take advantage of it.
Still Waiting: Here’s Why Pritzker Hasn’t Signed IL Sports Betting Into Law Sports Handle
It's been more than three weeks since the Illinois General Assembly passed a massive capital bill that includes legalized sports betting and sent it to Governor ...
The bad bet: How Illinois bet on video gambling and lost Chicago Sun-Times
Legalizing video poker and slots was supposed to generate billions of dollars for the state of Illinois. After a decade, that hasn't happened. Yet now legislators ...
Illinois Video Gambling Tax Hike Will Be Decided by Lawmakers With Financial Ties to the Industry ProPublica
With the Illinois General Assembly poised to consider a tax hike on video gambling, some key lawmakers and their family members have developed previously ...
Illinois’ gaming expansion is law. When will we see sports betting, more video gambling? Belleville News-Democrat
Gov. J.B. Pritzker has signed legislation that expands gambling in Illinois. How long will it take for sports betting, more video gaming terminals and bigger ...
Illinois Lottery at age 45: Raising billions of dollars for schools, roads, veterans and more Chicago Sun-Times
The Lottery also makes more than 40 millionaires a year.
Many horses in the race for legalized sports gambling in Illinois The State Journal-Register
Legislative momentum is in place to bring sports betting to Illinois, but it will take weeks for all interested parties to get their opinions to lawmakers.The process ...
First plans to legalize sports betting in Illinois released The Southern
SPRINGFIELD — An Illinois lawmaker leading the charge to bring sports betting to the state has laid out the first concrete details on how that might happen.
‘It’s Time To Get To Work’: Illinois Lawmakers To File Batch Of Sports Betting Bills Sports Handle
Illinois lawmakers are hedging their bets by filing four sports betting bills. and hoping one -- or some combination -- will move quickly.
Sky-High License Fee A Potential Issue In Illinois Sports Betting Hearing Legal Sports Report
Entering Thursday's second legislative hearing of the year on Illinois sports betting, Rep. Bob Rita has yet to hear any reason why the state can't fulfill the ...
No Safe Drinking Water On Reservation Leaves Thousands Improvising NPR Illinois | 91.9 UIS
The Warm Springs Indian Reservation in Central Oregon has been without safe drinking water all summer, and some people have no running water at all.
Illinois Lottery could soon offer sports betting at retail locations The Center Square
The Illinois Lottery could soon offer sports betting at retail locations as part of recently passed gambling legislation in Springfield. Senate Bill 690, approved at ...
Bookies beware: Illinois gets ready to go all-in on sports betting Chicago Tribune
Backed by Gov. J.B. Pritzker and a host of gamlbing interests, Illinois is looking to join New Jersey, Pennsylvania and a growing number of states in legalizing ...
Will local bookies survive when legal sports betting comes to Illinois? The odds look good. Chicago Tribune
The man on the phone said he doesn't take as many bets as he used to — badgering deadbeats to pay up gets old after a while — but he's still in the business, ...
As Illinois gambling expands: Don't meddle with the Gaming Board, Gov. Pritzker Chicago Tribune
Plans seem to be underway to shake up the Illinois Gaming Board with more pro-gaming regulators. It's a bad, bad idea.
Legalized Betting Could Change How We Watch Sports ProPublica
With sports betting legal in eight states, NCAA tournament brackets are more than a hobby for fantasy league fun, bragging rights and office pools.
“Illinois is back” Illinois Times
Minutes after the Senate put the final touches on first-term Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker's sweeping legislative agenda Sunday, June 2, the governor addressed ...
Illinois Lottery helps players learn more about how gambling works, play responsibly WLS-TV
Play responsibly: The Illinois Lottery is on a mission to improve gambling literacy in the state.
Illinois Lottery, Mariano's introduce New Sales Partnership | The Crusader Newspaper Group The Chicago Cusader
Grocery chain to sell Lottery games at all 44 of its Chicago-area locations The Illinois Lottery and Mariano's recently announced the availability of Illinois Lottery ...
Illinois Lottery Red Ribbon Cash game benefits AIDS research WLS-TV
Since 2008, the Illinois Lottery has featured the Red Ribbon Cash Instant Win ticket.
Happy about gambling expansion? Elgin, Aurora casinos, no. Rivers Casino, yes. Chicago Daily Herald
The massive gambling expansion approved by state legislators over the weekend elicited different reactions from suburban casinos and officials: thumbs-up ...
Mariano's selling Illinois Lottery game tickets WLS-TV
CHICAGO (WLS) -- The Illinois Lottery and Mariano's announced Monday the sale of lottery games at all 44 grocery store locations across the Chicago area.
The Missing Millions: Some States Are Still Waiting for the Gambling Windfall ProPublica
Several states, hoping for financial windfalls, quickly legalized sports betting after a U.S. Supreme Court ruling laid the groundwork in May 2018. So far, revenue ...
A $650000 Illinois Lottery ticket was sold. Here's where. Herald & Review
SPRINGFIELD — A winning Illinois Lottery ticket worth $650000 was sold last week.
Retailers suffer during Illinois Lottery system upgrade WGN TV Chicago
CHICAGO — The Illinois Lottery's transition to a new central gaming system has caused trouble for some retailers, including overpayments to winners. The ticket ...
$4 million Illinois lottery prize remains unclaimed newschannel20.com
One lucky winner has just eight days left to claim a $4 million lottery prize. Illinois Lottery officials say the ticket was sold at a Chicago gas station on February 23, ...
New Illinois Lottery Ticket Supports Police Memorials, Funds CBS Chicago
CHICAGO (AP) — The Illinois Lottery has launched an instant ticket intended to support police memorials and families of officers who were injured or died in the ...
Illinois to Become ‘Gambling Capital of the Midwest’ as Governor Signs Massive Expansion... Casino.Org News
Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker has signed the state's gambling expansion package that will pave the way for a Chicago mega-casino, legalize sports betting.
Indiana Online Lottery On The Way? State Eyes Plan For 2020 OnlinePokerReport.com
Looking to maximize more revenue from gambling, the Indiana lottery is set to consider if residents should be allowed to purchase tickets online.
Should sports gambling become legal in Illinois, will you be able to wager on Illini, Wildcats or Huskies? Don Chicago Tribune
Illinois' universities come out against legalized college sports betting, fearing point shaving, inside information leaks and other corruption. Some experts call ...
Illinois casinos, horse racetracks wager their financial futures on sports betting Belleville News-Democrat
A Illinois lawmakers discussing allowing sports gambling, Fairmount Park horse track, Casino Queen in East St. Louis, and Argosy casino in Alton push for the ...
Gamechanger? DraftKings Appears Close To Buying Online Gambling Company SBTech Legal Sports Report
DraftKings it on the cusp of acquiring online gambling and sports betting company SBTech, multiple sources have told Legal Sports Report.
Illinois Lottery ticket aims to combat HIV, AIDS WIFR
Illinois Lottery says the 'Red Ribbon Cash' instant ticket has raised more than $8 million for HIV/AIDS prevention education since 2008.
Pritzker banking on $200 million from legal sports betting, but efforts to expand gambling have never been eas Chicago Tribune
Gov. J.B. Pritzker is counting on $200 million in licensing fees from legalized sports wagering to help plug a $3.2 billion hole in next year's state budget.
ILLINOIS LOTTERY RELAUNCHES LOTERÍA INSTANT TICKET | The Crusader Newspaper Group The Chicago Cusader
Ticket inspired by beloved Mexican game offers $50000 top prize The Illinois Lottery has relaunched the popular Lotería instant ticket, which features a top prize ...
Some of the new state laws that have flown under the radar Chicago Daily Herald
While Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker has been touring the state to promote his signing of capital infrastructure and marijuana legalization legislation, several other ...
Lottery Glitch Causes Stores To Lose, Players To Win Big CBS Chicago
CHICAGO (CBS) — A lottery ticket worth just a couple of dollars may have ended up worth hundreds. It's a glitch that is good for players but is costing stores ...
$1 Million Illinois Lottery Prize Remains Unclaimed | The Crusader Newspaper Group The Chicago Cusader
Mystery Millionaire Has 1 Week Left to Come Forward with Winning Ticket Sold in Chicago in May 2018 Are you an Illinois mystery millionaire? The winner of a ...
Illinois Lottery launches player education campaign | The Crusader Newspaper Group The Chicago Cusader
Lottery seeks to encourage smart and responsible play The Illinois Lottery recently announced a new responsible gaming campaign to help players make ...
The Illinois community solar lottery results are in. Did you win? pv magazine USA
The Illinois Power Agency has chosen the community solar projects that will receive SRECs as part of the state's renewable energy procurement plans.
Nevada is tops in gambling spending, but what's the lottery, casino tab in other states? USA TODAY
Gambling is becoming legal in more states and in different ways as of late. With online betting and the rising popularity of fantasy sports and sports betting, there ...
Illinois Lottery celebrates first Lottery Week FOX Illinois
The Illinois Lottery is celebrating the first-ever lottery week. July 17 is officially “National Lottery Day” across the nation. Lottery Week is meant to recognize the ...
Play the Illinois Lottery online? You may have won the $15 million jackpot KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis
CHICAGO, Ill. – The Illinois Lottery is looking for another winner. If you purchased your ticket through the Illinois Lottery website or mobile app, check your ...
Illinois leads nation in non-casino slots - News Galesburg Register-Mail
This is the third of a four-part series on the expansion of video slot gaming in the Galesburg area and Illinois. Part 3 focuses on the process of legalizing video ...
Northwest Indiana gaming experts preparing for new competition from Illinois Chicago Tribune
New casino operator says "market will be considerably different."
2 Winning Lottery Tickets Sold in Illinois Over 4th of July Holiday Weekend NBC Chicago
It wasn't just a lucky day, it was a lucky weekend for two Illinois lottery players – including one in Chicago.
Illinois Awards 215 Megawatts of Community Solar, but Developers Left Hungry Greentech Media
The Illinois Power Agency ran a much anticipated solar lottery on Wednesday and awarded renewable energy credits to community solar projects across the ...
Sarah Alter nominated to Lottery Control Board Prairie State Wire
Sarah Alter was nominated in the Senate to be member of the Lottery Control Board on Thursday, June 13, according to the official Illinois General Assembly ...
Lottery Week celebrates our contributions to Illinois The State Journal-Register
In its first year of existence, 45 years ago, the Illinois Lottery created its first millionaire.Her name was Irene Halley, and since then we've made 1895 additional ...
Illinois Lottery Giving Out Hundreds of Free Powerball Tickets at Chicago Grocery Store NBC Chicago
March madness takes on a whole new meaning for Illinois lottery players Friday. Lottery officials are giving away 500 free Powerball tickets to those who play the ...
FanDuel, DraftKings abruptly pull TV spot targeting Rivers Casino in battle over legalized sports betting Chicago Tribune
FanDuel and DraftKings have halted a campaign to make their case in the battle over legalized sports betting in Illinois.
Another Illinois lawmaker hits the pension lottery Illinois Policy
There's a lot of talk about renewed bipartisanship and a new day in Springfield. Dozens of state lawmakers have already opted out of the pension system.
Woodridge Resident Wins $1,000,000 Illinois Lottery Prize! | The Crusader Newspaper Group The Chicago Cusader
Jose Herrera instantly won $1000000 when he scratched a $250000000 Cash Spectacular instant ticket. Herrera, who is from Woodridge, has been a regular ...
Record breaking ticket sales for 2019 Illinois State Fair khqa.com
SPRINGFIELD, IL – The 2019 Illinois State Fair Illinois Lottery Grandstand's opening weekend of ticket sales for this year's entertainment lineup smashed ...
Your Illinois News Radar » Lottery wants at least slightly educated suckers The Capitol Fax Blog
Following a study that found some Illinois Lottery players, particularly young ones, had a poor understanding of the nature of gambling — like that you shouldn't ...
The Week In Sports Betting: Arkansas Shifts Into First; Maine Stuck In Neutral Legal Sports Report
In addition to those two states, this week's recap of sports betting news includes new updates from California, Indiana and Ohio.
Chicago man wins $20.8M Illinois Lottery prize after buying first scratch off ticket WLS-TV
A Chicago man has won a prize worth $20.8 million after getting a winning scratch off ticket, the Illinois Lottery said Wednesday.
Illinois Lottery offering ticket to raise money for HIV/AIDS prevention education WREX-TV
The Red Ribbon Cash ticket costs $3, and players can win up to $50000.
Illinois Lottery launches 2019 'MS Project' instant game | The Crusader Newspaper Group The Chicago Cusader
The Illinois Lottery, in partnership with the Greater Illinois Chapter of the National MS Society and the Illinois Department of Public Health, has launched the ...
Illinois Retailers Suffer During Lottery System Upgrade NBC Chicago
The Illinois Lottery's transition to a new central gaming system has caused troubles for some retailers, including overpayments to winners. Illinois Lottery ...
Iowa's second big lottery winner this month is from Illinois Des Moines Register
A $2 million Powerball win from a ticket purchased at a Hy-Vee in Burlington was claimed Monday by an Illinois woman, according to Iowa Lottery.
Illinois Lottery brings back Loteria Alton Telegraph
CHICAGO — The Illinois Lottery has relaunched the Lotería instant ticket with a top prize of $50,000. The ticket is inspired by the Bingo-style Lotería game, ...
Illinois Lottery Looking for Pair of Winning 'Lucky Day Lotto' Ticket Holders NBC Chicago
Illinois Lottery officials say that two players are holding tickets worth $175,000 after Tuesday's Lucky Day Lotto drawing. The winning tickets, which will split the ...
Crain's Forum: Defusing Illinois' Pension Bomb Crain's Chicago Business
Henry Green reached for the microphone to deliver a message that may sound familiar. BY GREG HINZ. Illinois' system for paying public employee pensions is ...
Commentary: Illinois is making a bad bet on its sports gambling tax Chicago Tribune
Smart sports betting legislation keeps government, like a good referee, from getting too involved in the game. States that follow this lead will win.
He Won $7,500 In The Lottery; Why Has It Taken 3 Years To Get Paid? CBS Chicago
CHICAGO (CBS) — You win the Lottery, but then you don't get the money. What happens next? In this case, CBS 2 Investigator Dorothy Tucker gets involved.
Lottery Held To Decide Which Solar Energy Projects Get Credits To Sell Power To Utilities WILL News - Illinois Public Media
Hundreds of proposals for solar electricity projects in Illinois competed to win renewable energy credits in a special lottery that was held Wednesday.
Megadeth Pulls Out of Illinois State Fair After Frontman Dave Mustaine Diagnosed With Cancer NBC Chicago
Megadeth will no longer open the Illinois State Fair after frontman Dave Mustaine was diagnosed with cancer, the heavy metal band announced Monday.
Mariano's and Illinois Lottery ink partnership Chicago Business Journal
The grocery chain is making Illinois Lottery tickets available at 44 locations across the Chicago area.
Illinois Lottery Celebrates 55 Lucky Players Who Won Prizes Of $1 Million Or More In 2018 | The Crusader Newspaper Group The Chicago Cusader
For the ninth consecutive year, more than 50 Illinois Lottery players claimed prizes of $1 million or more. Fifty-five players claimed an Illinois Lottery prize of at ...
Illinois Lottery Powerball Jackpot reaches $381 million KWQC-TV6
While no one won the jackpot winnings, more than 29100 Illinois players won prizes ranging from $4 to $50000.
Winning Illinois Lottery ticket sold at Abingdon liquor store Peoria Journal Star
ABINGDON — A winning lottery ticket was sold here at a liquor store Sunday.The Illinois Lottery says a person bought a ticket at Ma and Pa Liquors on South ...