Imagine sitting at home, playing the Illinois Lottery online, and winning half of a million dollars. It's possible and it was done over the weekend.

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That's right, you can play the Illinois Lottery right from the comfort of your own home and never have to deal with waiting in line at the gas station to get a lottery ticket. How can you win life-changing money from home? Just like this person.

Illinois iLottery Player Wins $500,000

I don't care if it's summer or winter, trying to buy a lottery ticket by going to the gas station or convenience store isn't very... convenient. I will say, that the Illinois Lottery is doing it right by letting you buy lottery tickets or playing the lottery online.

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One Illinois iLottery player is super happy to play online because they just got a huge payday after winning half a million dollars by playing Lucky Day Lotto.

The lucky winner matched all five numbers in the midday Sunday, November 11 Lucky Day Lotto drawing to score the $500,000 jackpot prize. The winning numbers were: 10-36-37-40-45.

Winners have one year from the date of the winning draw in which to claim their prize but the Illinois Lottery's anonymity rules say we may never know who it is.

Illinois Lottery Winners Can Stay Annonymous... Kind Of

If your Illinois Lottery prize is $250,000 or greater, you may request to keep your name and municipality of residence confidential by indicating that choice on the Illinois Lottery Winner Claim Form. You must make this request at the time of claiming the prize.

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If you do not, to assure the public that prizes are won and awarded, the Illinois Lottery will routinely publish winner information, including the winner’s name, home city, and the amount won. However, the Illinois Lottery does not publish winners’ addresses, telephone numbers, or other personal information. In addition, multimillion-dollar winners may be asked to participate in publicity events

Lucky Day Lotto is an Illinois-only game with twice daily drawings at 12:40 p.m. and 9:22 p.m.

Tickets for the game can be purchased in-store, online, or on the Illinois Lottery app. For more information or to buy tickets online, please visit IllinoisLottery.com.

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