ILLINOIS -- The group which runs the lottery is defending itself for not making enough money.
DANVILLE -- The summer is off to a terrific start for someone.
SPRINGFIELD -- Some students are big winners thanks, in part, to the lottery.
Latest: 4:56 pm, 4/17/14, Thursday TAYLORVILLE -- An area newlywed couple is the state's newest multi-millionaires.
ARCOLA -- It's a lucky day after three winners matched all five numbers in Friday's "Lucky Day" Lotto Game.
DECATUR -- Someone who bought a lottery ticket at a Macon County gas station is $500,000 richer.
ILLINOIS -- Lottery players can now win, just by playing the newest game to hit the state.
URBANA -- Someone could be $400 million richer after Wednesday's Powerball drawing.
ILLINOIS -- It's everyone's dream is to win the lottery, but many winners say their windfall made them a target.
ILLINOIS -- The Powerball grand prize is climbing again.
SPRINGFIELD -- Someone in Central Illinois could be $400,000 richer after buying a winning Lucky Day Lotto ticket!
ILLINOIS -- No one is claiming a winning ticket for Friday's Mega Millions, so that puts the jackpot at $122 million.
SPRINGFIELD -- The Illinois Lottery has changed a lot of lives. Now, it's hoping to help save lives too.
ILLINOIS -- It seems like every year we tell you the same story.
PAXTON -- Four people in central Illinois are a combined million dollars richer.
Update: 10:10 pm ILLINOIS -- $636 million. That's how much Tuesday night's Mega Millions Jackpot is worth.
ILLINOIS -- People are swarming to buy tickets for the $600+ million Mega Millions Lottery Jackpot, but you might be surprised to know even more money than that is going unclaimed.
ILLINOIS -- Have you bought your ticket yet?
SPRINGFIELD -- Check your pockets, your junk drawers or anywhere else you might toss stuff because you could be holding onto a winning lottery ticket worth a lot of money.
SPRINGFIELD -- Conflict-of-interest concerns are being raised about Illinois lottery superintendent Mike Jones, but he says he doesn't know anything about it.
BLOOMINGTON -- One man now believes in miracles!
Latest: 10:20 pm, 9/22/13, Sunday SPRINGFIELD -- If it seems like there are more huge lottery jackpots lately, you're right.
URBANA -- One woman is $250,00 richer.
ILLINOIS -- At least two people in the state became millionaires overnight.
JACKSONVILLE -- Someone could be $425 million richer with Wednesday night's Powerball Jackpot up for grabs.
ILLINOIS -- Another lottery jackpot is climbing into the record books.
JACKSONVILLE -- A small-town couple is cashing in big with a winning Lotto ticket.
JACKSONVILLE -- Someone is about to become a millionaire, and it could be you.
CHAMPAIGN -- One July 4th Celebration has a new sponsor.
PANA -- An area resident is $10,000 richer.
JACKSONVILLE -- One woman is a half-million dollars richer thanks to her horoscope.
ILLINOIS -- A jackpot winning ticket was sold for Saturday night's Powerball drawing, but it didn't come from our state.
TOLONO -- A $2 investment could have you seeing some serious green this weekend.
BLOOMINGTON -- As luck would have it, a man who's been homeless for more than 30-years is now $50,000 richer.
SPRINGFIELD -- Lawmakers are taking another gamble on the gaming bill.
TOLONO -- Grab those old lottery tickets!
SPRINGFIELD -- If you play the lottery, you probably feel comfortable spending a few bucks knowing, even if you lose, you're helping schools.
MAHOMET -- A man hit the jackpot when he won the lottery last month.
CHICAGO -- The death of a man who won the Illinois Lottery has been ruled a homicide.
MATTOON -- Imagine paying off your student debt in one day.
SPRINGFIELD -- If you have played the lottery recently, you could be a winner and not even know it.
ILLINOIS -- The Powerball jackpot gained lots of attention last week.
CHAMPAIGN -- More than half a billion dollars are up for grabs in Wednesday's Powerball jackpot.
DANVILLE -- You might be among those hoping to "hit it big" this week.
ILLINOIS -- The state launches its newest Veterans Cash Instant Lottery ticket Wednesday.
SPRINGFIELD -- It's a dream come true for a former lottery worker.
PETERSBURG -- Some lucky folks here in Illinois are now $1 million richer.
MT. ZION -- One woman's positive attitude earned her a big payout.
SPRINGFIELD -- The Illinois Lottery launched a new game Sunday.