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$1M Illinois Lottery Prize Unclaimed Nearly Year Later

According to the Illinois Lottery, the winning Berwyn player must claim their $1 million prize by Friday.

    Rebecca Hughes , Patch Staff

OAK PARK, IL — The Illinois Lottery said they’re calling all Lucky Day Lotto players to check anywhere they could’ve misplaced a winning lottery ticket purchased nearly one year ago at Berwyn Fruit Market, 3811 S. Harlem Ave., as this ticket could be worth $1.05 million.

According to a news release from the Illinois Lottery, the winning ticket matched all five numbers — 03-14-19-30-32 — to win the $1.05 million during the Nov. 20, 2019 midday drawing.

The lucky holder of that ticket still hasn’t come forward and has until Friday to claim the massive prize, as the Illinois Lottery said winners have one year from the original drawing date to claim prizes.

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“We strongly encourage all of our players to check and double-check their tickets,” Illinois Lottery Acting Director Harold Mays said, in the news release. “We’d like to be able to connect the winner with their prize.”

In addition, the Illinois Lottery advises lucky winners to sign the backs of their tickets and keep them safe until they can claim their prizes, according to the news release.

The Illinois Lottery Winners’ Handbook, found on the Illinois Lottery website, provides helpful information regarding the claims process and how to manage winnings, as winning a large lottery prize can be an exciting and life-changing experience, the Illinois Lottery said.

$1M Illinois Lottery Prize Unclaimed Nearly Year Later – Oak Park-River Forest, IL – According to the Illinois Lottery, the winning Berwyn player must claim their $1 million prize by Friday.

10 Best Illinois Lottery Scratch Offs RANKED

How did you pick your last Illinois Lottery scratch off? Did you go for that flashy new instant game or was a certain ticket calling your name?

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Illinois Lottery Scratch Off Odds

IL Lottery scratch off tickets vary from one game to the next. Not just the catchy names or ticket price either.

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About Overall Odds

The simplest way to compare Illinois Lotto scratch off odds is using the “overall odds”.

The overall odds of winning are the odds of winning ANY prize in a scratch off game.

The overall odds remain the same throughout the life of a game and are typically printed on the back of a scratch ticket.

If you want to know the best chances to win anything on your scratch off, the overall odds are the way to go.

The overall odds are available from the IL Lottery website. If you had spare time, you could collect the overall odds on each game. Create yourself a ranked list.

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