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.
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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!