Illinois State Lottery News

29 Oct 2018
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18 Jul 2014
The Illinois Lottery has received a prestigious, national award for its effective use of responsible gaming messaging during last winter's holiday season.
12 Jun 2013
Northstar Lottery Group, the private manager of the Illinois Lottery, unveiled its newest After School Advantage learning lab today.
23 Mar 2012
Illinois will sell online lottery tickets from Sunday and is the first state to do so.
15 Aug 2011
Highest ever transfers to good causes for Illinois lottery.
28 May 2008
News Brief: A top business group has put its weight behind a plan to expand gambling in the state and lease most of the Illinois Lottery to a private company.
14 Jun 2007
Illinois Lottery players have a chance to win big this summer with the second installment of the "Millionaire Raffle."
17 May 2007
The Illinois Lottery has launched a record-setting promotion called "Million Dollar Summer," with more than $300 million in total available cash prizes.
27 Mar 2007
Carolyn Adams, Superintendent of the Illinois Lottery since May 2003, passed away Monday morning in Chicago following a private struggle with breast cancer.
16 Mar 2007
For the first time in Illinois Lottery history, the winning Lotto and Little Lotto tickets for the Wednesday, March 14, drawing were sold by the same retail store.
6 Feb 2007
The Illinois Lottery is releasing a limited run of only 500,000 tickets for its "St. Patrick's Day Millionaire Raffle."
24 Jan 2007
News Brief: The state of Illinois yesterday took the first steps in selling its state lottery system, hoping to attract as much as $10 billion from investors.
8 Jun 2006
The Illinois Lottery is giving away $200 million in total available prizes through its largest ever second chance promotion, called "Set for Life."
24 Jan 2006
News Brief: Illinois Lottery tickets could be available on the Internet under a proposal being floated in the General Assembly
17 Jan 2006
Scientific Games Corporation has signed a three year contract with the Illinois Lottery for the supply of instant ticket games and related services.
5 Jul 2005
The Illinois Lottery recently ended its 2005 fiscal year by setting records in both sales and education contributions.