SPRINGFIELD – If you’re looking to strike it rich - the Illinois Lottery has a few life-changing jackpots up for grabs tonight and tomorrow, with a combined prize total of $1.174 million.
The Powerball jackpot for tonight’s drawing has ballooned to an eye-watering $675 million - the ninth largest in the game’s history, while the Mega Millions jackpot has climbed to a mouth-watering $480 million for tomorrow night’s drawing - the second largest jackpot of 2023.
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Also for tonight’s draw, the Lotto jackpot is now at a whopping $19.1 million - the largest Lotto jackpot of the year and the second largest in nearly five years.
On Saturday, a lucky Illinois Lottery player became a newly-minted millionaire after matching all five Powerball numbers to win $1 million. The winning ticket was purchased at Fas Mart, located at 15766 Manchester Rd. in South Beloit, IL. The winning numbers in the Saturday, July 8 draw were: 7-23-24-32-43.
So far this year, six Illinoisans have won prizes of $1 million or more playing the Mega Millions or Powerball games.
Anyone could be next - all you need is a ticket to dream! With over 7,000 Illinois Lottery retailers across the State, lottery players can conveniently pick up a ticket at their local store - or they can login to the Illinois Lottery website or app and purchase a ticket online.
Mega Millions and Powerball tickets are $2 each, and players can add the Megaplier or Power Play for an additional $1 for the chance to multiply non-jackpot prizes.
The next Powerball drawing is tonight, July 10, and the Mega Millions drawing is tomorrow night, July 11 at 9:59 p.m. (CT).
Lotto is an Illinois-only game that is played three times a week on Monday, Thursday, and Saturday, and the current jackpot is at $19.1 million for the next drawing tonight, Monday, July 10.
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