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Mega Millions winning ticket purchased in Illinois

If you have been in Crestwood, Illinois and have purchased a lottery ticket you may want to...
If you have been in Crestwood, Illinois and have purchased a lottery ticket you may want to check your numbers. (Source: Mega Millions)
Updated: Jun. 9, 2021 at 2:42 PM CDT
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Ill. (KWQC) - If you have been in Crestwood, Illinois and have purchased a lottery ticket you may want to check your numbers.

An Illinois lottery player hit the Mega Millions jackpot last night, winning $56 million.

The winning ticket was purchased at Citgo Gas Station, located at 13830 S. Pulaski Road, in Crestwood, Illinois.

This is the largest lottery prize won in Illinois since 2017.

It’s not just the lucky lottery player whose life has changed overnight with their lucky numbers being drawn - the retailer who sold the winning ticket will receive a selling bonus of $500,000.

The player has 12 months from the date of the draw to claim their prize. If you bought a Mega Millions ticket from Citgo Gas Station in Crestwood, IL, the Illinois Lottery encourages you to write your name on the back of the ticket and make an appointment at a claim center.

For more information on how to claim a lottery prize, visit //IllinoisLottery.com/winning

The Mega Millions jackpot has reset to $20 million.

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