A Gillespie convenience store sold a winning $650,000 Lucky Day Lotto lottery ticket in the Saturday, June 22, evening drawing, according to the Illinois Lottery.
One ticket sold at Fas Mart ticket matched all five numbers to win the jackpot. The winning numbers were 1, 24, 28, 35, 36. The retailer will receive a bonus of $6,500 or 1 percent of the prize amount for selling the winning ticket. The jackpot ticket is among 16,893 winners in the June 22 evening drawing. According to the Illinois Lottery, 30 winning tickets matched four of five numbers for a $200 payout, 1,179 tickets matched three of five numbers for a $15 payout, and 15,683 tickets matched two of five numbers for a $1 payout.
The Illinois Lottery urges the lucky winner to sign the back of the ticket and keep it in a safe place until he or she visits one of five Prize Centers in Chicago, Des Plaines, Rockford, Springfield or Fairview Heights. Winners have one year from the original drawing date to claim their prize.
Lucky Day Lotto drawings are twice a day, seven days a week.