The single largest prize among these unclaimed winnings is a whopping ,200,000. This prize, like all others, is subject to the Illinois Lottery rules which state that all prizes not claimed within a year from the draw date will expire.
Lucky Day Lotto Unclaimed Prizes
The Lucky Day Lotto, a popular game from the Illinois Lottery, has two unclaimed tickets worth noting. The first unclaimed ticket, worth the substantial sum of ,200,000, was purchased at the Jewel food store located on N. Ashland Ave in Chicago. The second prize from this lottery game, bought at Jewel on Cottage Grove Ave in Chicago, remains unclaimed as well.
Unclaimed Powerball Tickets
There are also significant unclaimed prizes from the Powerball lottery game. One such ticket, with winnings of ,000,000, was bought at OM Chicago Heights Oil on Dixie Hwy. There's also another Powerball ticket from Road Ranger in Loves Park that scored a smaller but still sizable prize of ,000.
List of Locations with Unclaimed Prizes
Unclaimed prizes are scattered across various locations, with tickets bought from places like Express Lane, Torrence BP, Fairplay Finer Foods, Kostner Korner, and Bellwood Mobil all holding unclaimed winnings.
It's not just Illinois where lottery prizes go unclaimed. A winning ticket for a Mega Millions draw, sold at Caba Grocery store in Perth Amboy, is also waiting for its rightful owner.
Please note: Lottery play should always be responsible. For anyone grappling with gambling addiction, help is available via the National Gambling Hotline or the website of the National Council on Problem Gambling.