Illinois Lottery recently made headlines when they unveiled the inaugural Special Olympics Lottery game – a $5 game meant to support Special Olympic sports training programs across Illinois. Illinois General Assembly will determine how lottery profits are distributed among school districts.

As an Illinois Lottery member, you can also log into your account to set a maximum purchase limit for online Fast Play tickets – up to 75 tickets within any 24-hour period can be set as your daily limit – which you can alter any time by clicking “Profile” and choosing Fast Play Ticket Limit.

The Illinois Lottery is a multi-billion dollar business contracted with the state to operate lottery games. Instant tickets, particularly scratch-off games, make up its primary source of income; however, recent NBC 5 investigation revealed that Illinois Lottery continues selling many such games even after top prizes have been claimed – an unusual practice not practiced elsewhere and contrary to their own regulations.

Tinley Park, Ill. (WLS) — Christmas came early for an Illinois Lottery player! An instant ticket purchased at Happy’s Super Service Convenient Store in Spring Valley won an Illinois Lottery instant prize of one million dollars! According to Happy’s Super Service Convenient Store’s records, this was purchased by a regular customer – making this Illinois Lottery player the first-ever recipient of such an enormous sum!

Visit the Illinois Lottery website to view your winnings of any Illinois Lottery game by navigating directly. Each prize and its total value are displayed, along with an instruction for how to find games of interest. Additionally, this site features an “how to play” section to assist users with finding those they are most passionate about playing.

The Illinois Lottery urges players to always play responsibly and keep track of their winnings, including signing the backs of winning tickets with their names before keeping them safely stored for one year until redemption of prizes occurs. To learn more about responsible gaming visit the Responsible Gaming page of its official website; or download its mobile app for convenient gaming on iPhone, Android and iPad! It’s user friendly, convenient and safe – guaranteed.

This instant game is now available at more than 7,000 participating retailers across the state and offers three $10 Million top prizes, 15 prizes of $1 Million and the best odds to win $500 on a Lottery ticket! Proceeds after prize payouts and expenses will benefit Special Olympic sports training programs.