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.
Update: 10:16 pm, 8/29/12, Wednesday
KANSAS TOWNSHIP -- Do you knjow what you would do if you won the lottery?
ILLINOIS -- The company running the state lottery is doing whatever it can to avoid paying fines.
SPRINGFIELD -- Four republican state representatives have filed a resolution standing behind Illinois' ban on same sex marriage.
SPRINGFIELD -- The Illinois Lottery posted record sales last year, but it wasn't necessarily good news for the company running the program.
TUSCOLA -- The Douglas County Sheriff warns people about a lottery scam.
SPRINGFIELD-- Senate President John Cullerton wants the state to take advantage of online gambling, he says it'll help rake in millions of dollars.
SPRINGFIELD -- Governor Quinn unveils the new Ticket for the Cure lottery ticket.
Springfield-- One lawmaker is calling for a legislative investigation into the bidding process for the Illinois lottery.
RED BUD -- The last winners of the Lottery Mega Millions are getting their big, old check.
RED BUD -- An Illinois gas station cashes in big today.
Illinois' schools won big from the Mega Millions money.
RED BUD -- Residents are anxious to find out who hit the Mega Millions jackpot in Red Bud.
SPRINGFIELD -- $640 million is in play tonight, if not more.
SPRINGFIELD -- Tonight's Mega Millions jackpot is up to $363,000,000. It's the third largest in history.
The idea of online lottery isn't sitting well with business owners.
Lottery officials say the recent $336 million Powerball jackpot was responsible for raising $14.5 million for state schools and infrastructure.
SPRINGFIELD- Playing scratch off games can be about more than just winning. The red ribbon cash game helps to pay for HIV and AIDS research here in Illinois.
Lottery players could win big this week!