Why can’t I purchase tickets on Illinois Lottery?

If the Illinois Lottery is unable to verify your location or unable to verify that your location is within the geographical boundaries of Illinois, you will be prohibited from making a purchase.

Can you still buy lottery tickets in Illinois?

Where can I play? Eligible players can purchase Illinois Lottery games on the Illinois Lottery website, on the app, or at more than 7,200 retail locations spread throughout the state. To find a retail location near you, use our Illinois Lottery Store Locator.

Are Illinois Lottery claim centers open?

The Claim Center will be open Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm and closed on weekends and holidays. Players can make an appointment to claim their Illinois Lottery prize at the George Dunne Cook County Office Claim Center by visiting the Illinois Lottery Claim Center appointments page.

How late can you buy lottery tickets in Illinois?

Answer: Illinois Lotto ticket sales close at 21.15 CST on the night of a draw.

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Can you buy lottery tickets with a debit card in Illinois?

How do I make Lottery purchases online? In order to make Illinois Lottery purchases online, eligible players will need to create an account, then add funds to their wallet via a credit or debit card (Visa®, Mastercard® or Discover®) in the Deposit Funds section of their account. You must add a minimum of $10 to play.

How much is an Illinois lottery ticket?

Each line played costs $2.00. Pick 6 numbers between 1-50 or select Quick Pick. To edit a number, select the line, click on a previously picked number and then select a new number.

What numbers hit the most in Pick 3?

Numbers Most Drawn for Play 3

Number Frequency Drawn
1 477 29.63%
3 465 28.88%
7 453 28.14%
5 444 27.58%

Where do you go to cash in a lottery ticket in Illinois?

Illinois Lottery Claims Department. PO Box 19080. Springfield, IL 62794-9912.

How do you remain anonymous after winning the lottery in Illinois?

If your prize is $250,000 or more, at the time of claiming the prize, you may submit a written request on the Illinois Lottery Claim form to keep your name and city of residence confidential from public disclosure.

How do you redeem a winning lottery ticket at Walmart?

How To Cash A Lottery Ticket at Walmart?

  1. Locate the customer service desk in Walmart.
  2. Give the employee your winning lottery ticket.
  3. Once the employee scans your ticket, they will give you your cash winnings.

How much does 3 numbers pay on Illinois Lottery?

Pick 3 plus FIREBALL® is an Illinois-only game with two draws daily for double the excitement and more chances to win! Play your three favorite numbers and choose your play style. For just $0.50, you can win up to $250, and for $1.00 you can win up to $500!

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Can you buy scratch offs with a debit card in Illinois?

Yes, and debit. Yes. You also can purchase tickets online at the Illinois Lottery website. You can use Visa, Mastercard or Discover credit or debit cards to pay for your online purchase.

Do scratch off tickets expire in Illinois?

Prizes won in Mega Millions®, Powerball®, Lotto, Lucky Day Lotto® Pick 3, or Pick 4 must be claimed within one year after the drawing date. Instant Ticket prizes must be claimed within one year after the game’s announced end date.

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