SPRINGFIELD | Gov. Pat Quinn is expected to join more than 4,000 athletes at Illinois State University Friday night to open the Special Olympics Illinois Summer Games.
LANSING | Mary Deltoro stomped the snow off her shoes Friday after walking in to Riley's Place Varieties to buy Mega Millions tickets.
The Lake County Council will hear many long-winded reasons for increasing spending for various departments, but the county's primary response should include just two letters: N-O.
JOLIET, Ill. | If you stopped in recently at a gas station in Joliet, better check your Lottery tickets.
CHICAGO | A new Illinois Lottery game will benefit programs working to prevent the spread of HIV and help those living with HIV and AIDS.
Just how much would you walk away with if you won the Powerball jackpot? Find out here. Also check out past lottery winners and some food for thought.
This is my concept of a lottery ad campaign that may not sell as many tickets but would be closer to the truth.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence declared Tuesday that a Senate-approved plan intended to make Indiana's casinos more competitive includes an expansion of gambling he does not support.
BURNHAM | Someone who bought a Lucky Day Lotto ticket at a Burnham liquor store Tuesday is about to be $100,000 richer.
HOBART | A scam artist tried to cash in on the lottery hype last week by promising a Hobart woman a $1.5 million win, police said.
Barb Haizlip, of Highland, knows what she would do if she wins Wednesday's record-high $500 million jackpot.
Black Friday shopping may have included a lottery ticket with tonight's Powerball jackpot swelling to $325 million -- the fourth highest amount in the game's history.
CRETE | A Crete store sold a $66,666 Lucky Day Lotto ticket Monday, Illinois Lottery officials said.
CHICAGO | An attorney for a dozen people claiming they are owed a portion of a $118 Mega Millions prize said Thursday his clients deserve partial payment of the jackpot as lawsuits continue.
PORTER | Someone who bought a Powerball ticket at a Porter liquor store is about to be $2 million richer.
CRETE | Manny Petel has owned the Crete Foods & Liquor store for 14 years, and he is used to selling significant numbers of winning lottery tickets.
CHICAGO | A seventh person is trying to file a lawsuit claiming a share of a record-high $118 million prize from the Mega Millions lottery game.
CHICAGO | Two more employees of a Chicago Heights bakery are filing a lawsuit claiming co-workers are trying to deprive them of a share of the $118 million prize in the Mega Millions lottery game earlier this month.
First there was a woman in Maryland, telling everyone she was the winner, false.
INDIANAPOLIS | Two co-workers from Union Electric Steel Corp. in Valparaiso claimed a $1 million Powerball prize Thursday at Hoosier Lottery headquarters.
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