Illinois Lottery Results
Here are the latest winning lottery numbers for Illinois : IL Winning Lotto Numbers
|Powerball||5 8 41 65 66, Powerball: 20, Power Play: 3
(Jan 19 draw)
(Jan 23 draw)
|Mega Millions||2 43 48 62 64, Mega Ball: 24, Megaplier: 3
(Jan 18 draw)
(Jan 22 draw)
|Lotto||16 23 34 41 43 51, Extra Shot: 3
(Jan 19 draw)
(Jan 21 draw)
|Lucky Day Lotto Midday||1 7 14 23 43
(Jan 19 draw)
|Lucky Day Lotto Evening||24 27 34 41 43
(Jan 19 draw)
|Pick 3 Midday||8 1 9
(Jan 19 draw)
|Pick 3 Evening||4 5 4
(Jan 19 draw)
|Pick 4 Midday||1 0 3 5
(Jan 19 draw)
|Pick 4 Evening||3 0 4 2
(Jan 19 draw)
About the Illinois Lottery
The Illinois State Lottery has multiple lotteries for players of all kinds to choose from. There are Instant Win Lotto Games that you can win up to a million dollars ($1 million) playing. There is the Little Lotto game, Lotto, Mega Millions lottery, Pick 3 lotto, Pick 4 lottery and Numbers Now lottery game. Lottery players can become millionaires!
State and Federal Laws prohibit minors from playing lotteries.
Illinois Instant Lotto Games
The Illinois State Lottery offers one dollar ($1), two dollar (2), three dollar ($3), five dollar ($5), ten dollar ($10) and twenty dollar ($20) Instant lotto games with cash prizes up to one million dollars ($1 million)!
Cash prizes of six hundred dollars ($600) or less can be claimed at any Illinois Lottery Retailer. Larger cash prizes must be redeemed at the Lottery office.
The Illinois Little Lotto Game
Don’t be fooled by the name. The Little Lotto isn’t really that little. Players can win up to one hundred thousand dollars ($100,000), seven days a week! That’s not that little at all. Playing the little lotto is easy and winning money is ALWAYS fun.
Little Lotto only costs one dollar ($1) to play. Simply choose five (5) numbers from one thru thirty-nine (1-39). Players can opt to have a Quick Pick and the computer terminal will randomly select the numbers.
Drawing Results: Illinois Little Lotto drawings are every night of the week at 9:22 p.m.
To win the one hundred thousand dollar ($100,000) Little Lotto jackpot, players need only match all five (5) of the winning numbers. The odds of winning the jackpot are 1:575,757. Second Prize, for matching four (4) numbers, wins one hundred dollars ($100). The odds of the second place cash prize are 1:3,387. Players can win ten dollars ($10) for matching three (3) numbers and one dollar ($1) for matching two (2) numbers. The over all chances of winning Little Lotto are 1:9.
Winning lotto players may claim up to six hundred dollars ($600) in cash prizes at any Little Lotto retailer. Prizes up to twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000) can be redeemed at Illinois Lottery Check Writing Centers. Cash prizes beyond that must be claimed at the Illinois Lottery District Office.
The Illinois Lotto Game
Little Lotto’s Big Brother! The Illinois Lotto game starts out packing a two million dollar ($2 million) punch! Lotto players have the opportunity to win from three dollars to well into the millions ($3-$millions).
Lotto Results: Illinois Lotto drawings are held three times a week on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday nights at 9:22 p.m. Illinois Lotto costs one dollar ($1) for two (2) plays.
To play Illinois Lotto, players must select six (6) numbers between one and fifty-two (1-52). If they would prefer a little randomness, players may request a Lotto Quick Pick and the numbers will be selected at random.
There are four (4) ways to win. The jackpot is won by matching all of the winning numbers. The odds of winning the Lotto jackpot are 1:10,179,260. Matching five (5) of the winning numbers will win at least one thousand dollars ($1,000). Matching four (4) numbers as well as three (3) numbers will win a cash prize as well. The overall odds of winning a cash prize are 1:32.
Lucky Lotto players who win a million dollars ($1 million) or more are asked to call the Lottery Claims Office for instructions on how to file your claim.
Illinois Mega Millions Lotto
The Mega Millions Lotto is a multi-state lottery with eleven (11) other state lotteries participating with a starting jackpot of twelve million dollars ($12 million). With a jackpot that huge, it’s no wonder Mega Millions is one of the most popular multi-state jackpot lotteries around.
To learn more about how to play and when the drawings are, read the Mega Millions Lotto review
Illinois Pick 3 lotto and Pick 4 lotto
The Illinois Pick 3 lottery and Pick 4 lottery are very similar games. Both games are very exciting and easy to play. Both games also only cost fifty cents ($0.50) to play.
The Pick Lotto Results: They also share the same drawing times. Pick 3 lotto and Pick 4 lotto players can win cash prizes twice daily, Monday thru Saturday. On Sundays they can win too, just once. Unless they play both games and/or more than one play, that is. Drawings for Illinois Pick 3 and Pick 4 are conducted every night of the week at 9:22 p.m. and Monday thru Saturday at 12:40 p.m.
Pick 3 lotto players start by choosing three (3) numbers between zero and nine (0-9). Pick 4 players choose four (4) numbers. Both games have a Quick Pick feature, in which players can have their numbers selected at random by the computer. Players of both games must then select the type of wager they would like to play. Of the wagers they may choose from are Straight, Box, Straight/Box, Combo and Pairs. Pick 3 has nine (9) different ways to win and Pick 4 has thirteen (13) ways to win.
Playing a Straight in both games is pretty much the same and very straight forward (pun intended). Players must match all of the winning numbers in the exact order they were drawn. Pick 3 players who do that can win up to five hundred dollars ($500). Pick 4 players can win as much as five thousand dollars ($5,000).
Box plays are still fairly similar, but there are enough differences between games that I’ll go ahead and point them out. In both games, a Box play allows the player to match the winning numbers without them being in the exact order as they were drawn. In the Pick 3 lottery, players can win in two prize categories; a Box 3-Way or a Box 6-Way. The 3-Way Box requires that two of the winning numbers be the same. Match this and you could win as much as one hundred and sixty dollars ($160). A 6-Way Box means the winning numbers must be unique and can still be matched in any order. Winners in this category can sin as much as eighty dollars ($80). The Box plays in a Pick 4 lotto game are only a little different. There are mostly just more ways to win. There is the 4-Way, 6-way, 12-Way and 24-Way. These numbers refer to the number of ways to match the winning numbers. In 4-Way play, three of the winning numbers must be the same, but they can still be matched in any order. This winning combination has a cash prize of up to twelve hundred dollars ($1,200). The 6-Way requires the winning numbers be in two (2) pairs. Winners can take home as much as eight hundred dollars ($800). A 12-Way win has only two numbers in the winning numbers that are the same. The 12-Way cash prize is as much as four hundred dollars ($400). The 24-Way play can only win if all four of the winning numbers are unique. Winners can take home as much as two hundred dollars ($200).
Pick 3 lotto as well as Pick 4 lottery players can spice it up a bit by playing Straight/Box. Just like it sounds, the Straight/Box play combines the two wager types giving the player more ways to win. As with the Box plays above, the Straight/Box plays have just as many variables. In fact, because the two styles are combined, there are even more variables. In Pick 3, a 3-Way Straight/Box play will win three hundred and thirty dollars ($330) if the numbers match the winning numbers exactly. Matched in any order, the player could win eighty dollars ($80). A 6-Way Straight/Box won straight pays out as much as two hundred and ninety dollars ($290) while any order wins up to forty dollars ($40). In Pick 4, a 4-Way Straight/Box play won straight will win up to thirty-one hundred dollars ($3,100). Matched in any order can win six hundred dollars ($600). A 6-Way Straight/Box won Straight can win twenty-nine hundred dollars ($2,900) and in any order can win four hundred dollars ($400). A 12-Way Straight/Box won Straight wins twenty-seven hundred dollars ($2,700). The winning numbers matched in any order will pay two hundred dollars ($200). Players matching all the numbers in the exact order when all the numbers are different can win a 24-Way Straight/Box and win twenty-six hundred dollars ($2,600). If they match the winning numbers in any order, the cash prize is one hundred dollars ($100).
Combo play in both Pick 3 lotto and Pick 4 lotto are essentially the same as the Straight/Box plays except the players pay a larger wager and can therefore win larger prizes. A 3-Way combo in Pick 3 would cost up to three dollars ($3), but the prize will be as much as five hundred dollars ($500). A 6-Way Combo costs up to six dollars ($6), but you can also win as much as five hundred dollars ($500) this way too. Pick 4 Combo’s are pretty much just like that. A 4-Way Combo costs up to four dollars ($4). A 6-Way Combo costs up to six dollars ($6). A 12-Way Combo costs up to twelve dollars ($12) and a 24-Way Combo costs up to twenty-four dollars ($24). All of these Combo plays win up to five thousand dollars ($5,000).
Players must redeem all cash prizes within one hundred and eighty (189) days of the date of the drawing.
Illinois Numbers Now Lottery Game
For an additional dollar ($1) per play, Pick 3 lottery and Pick 4 lotto players can play their same numbers in an instant lottery. A set of random numbers is drawn when you purchase your ticket. If your numbers match the Numbers Now numbers, you could win instantly. Numbers must match exactly to win a cash prize.
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Buying lotto tickets online
There are many services online now which will purchase lottery tickets around the world on your behalf. This saves a lot of time and fuel for hard-core lottery players who drive to the state line to buy tickets if the jackpot get's high enough in a neighboring state. It also allows players to play in lotteries halfway around the world. So there are a lot of new things to digest for avid lottery fans.