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$1M Powerball Ticket Sold in Chicago, 2 Suburban Tickets Worth $150K

Five winning tickets were sold in Illinois, three of which were in Chicago and its suburbs

Published January 21, 2021 • Updated on January 21, 2021 at 8:55 am

The Illinois Lottery announced Thursday that five winning Powerball tickets, ranging from $1 million to $50,000, were sold in Illinois.

Three tickets, including one for $1 million, were sold in Chicago and its suburbs, according to a release.

“Illinois is full of winners – and including last night’s Powerball daw [sic] – there have now been five new millionaires created in Illinois in the past two weeks,” the Illinois Lottery said. “There will be some excited families across the state of Illinois thinking about what to do with their windfall.”

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Here’s a look at where the latest winning tickets were sold:

According to the Illinois Lottery, anyone who purchased a ticket from those locations should sign their name on the back of their ticket.

The Powerball jackpot sat at $730 million for the drawing Wednesday night. A winning ticket was sold in Maryland, pushing the new jackpot to an estimated $20 million for the next drawing Saturday.

The jackpot was the fourth-largest Powerball prize ever, and it came only a day after nobody won the even-larger Mega Millions prize, which now stands at $970 million.

Winning numbers for Wednesday night’s Powerball drawing were: 40-53-60-68-69 and a Powerball of 22.

Earlier this week, the Illinois Lottery said a $50,000 winning ticket was drawn Jan. 13 from Mariano’s at 3020 Wolf Rd. in Westchester. A winning ticket for $1 million was also drawn Jan. 16 at the Circle K at 1300 Carbon St. in Marion, Illinois.

Illinois residents who would like to participate in the Lottery can purchase tickets online at IllinoisLottery.com or using the Illinois Lottery app.

“When visiting a retailer, the Illinois Lottery reminds players to practice safe social distancing and adhere to the store’s safety measures,” a release said.

The Illinois Lottery announced Thursday that five winning Powerball tickets, ranging from $1 million to $50,000, were sold in Illinois.

Winning Powerball ticket sold; Chicago, Arlington Heights, Schaumburg players earn $1M, $150K

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CHICAGO (WLS) — Five Illinois Lottery players also cashed in after Wednesday night’s Powerball drawing. The jackpot of $730 million was won in Maryland.

The winning numbers were 40, 53, 60, 68, 69, and the Powerball was 22.

A $1 million ticket was purchased at a Lakeview gas station, the Amoco at 1200 W. Belmont Ave. Another $1 million ticket was purchased at a Shell gas station in Sterling, located at 2404 E. Lincolnway.

A $150,000 ticket was purchased at a BP in Arlington Heights, located at 2250 E. Arlington Heights Road. A $150,000 ticket was purchased at a Jewel in Schaumburg, located at 1151 S. Roselle Road. And a $50,000 ticket was purchased at a Citgo gas station in Marshall, located at 105 S. Michigan St.

The Illinois Lottery is urging all players who purchased a ticket at one of these stores to sign their name on the back of the ticket and visit IllinoisLottery.com to check the results and find more information on how to claim a prize.

Illinois is full of winners, and, including last night’s Powerball draw, there have been five new millionaires created in Illinois in the past two weeks.

With the Mega Millions jackpot at an estimated $970 million, Illinois Lottery players still have a chance to get in on the jackpot. This is the second largest prize in Mega Millions game history.

The winning Powerball ticket was sold in Maryland, but Chicago, Arlington Heights and Schaumburg players earned $1M and $150K, respectively.