Bartlett, Illinois sells winning Powerball, Mega Millions tickets in less than a week – NBC Chicago

For the second time in a week, a lucky Chicago suburb just sold a winning lottery ticket.

According to an Illinois Lottery spokesperson, a $50,000 Powerball ticket in Monday’s drawing was sold at Mr. Quick Ezz, located at 980 S. Bartlett Road in Bartlett, Illinois. The ticket matched four numbers plus the red Powerball to win, the spokesperson added.

Two other Illinois lottery players also won big in Monday’s Powerball drawing, the spokesperson added, with one ticket winning $50,000 and another winning $100,000. Both tickets were purchased online and matched four numbers plus the red Powerball to win, with the $100,000 ticket also adding a Power Play.

This is the second time in a matter of days that a winning lottery ticket has been sold in Bartlett. On Thursday, a $1 million Mega Millions ticket was sold at another gas station in Bartlett, about 1.5 miles away. The man who bought this ticket was part of a group of 40 people.

“I said ‘hey, you know, the lottery is over a billion dollars,’ so I said ‘hey guys, let’s get together, let’s try to see if we can win,'” Donald Gant said on NBC Chicago last week.

The ticket, which matched five winning numbers, was purchased by Gant on his way to work at RT 59 Gasoline, located at 1100 W. Sterns Rd. in Bartlett. According to Gant, 39 of his colleagues also participated in this violation.

“My phone kept working all morning,” Gant said. “All my colleagues kept calling me, ‘Don, we won!’ We won!’ I’m like guys…get out of here.

Some Powerball tickets in other states also won big. According to the Powerball website, tickets sold in Florida, Maryland, Minnesota, North Carolina and Virginia each matched five numbers to win a prize of $1 million per ticket.

No one matched all six numbers to win the jackpot, lottery officials said. The jackpot now stands at $1.09 billion ahead of the next Powerball drawing, scheduled for Wednesday.

The next Powerball drawing is scheduled for Wednesday, April 3 at 9:59 p.m. CT. The next Mega Millions drawing, with a jackpot of $36,000,000, is scheduled for Friday at 10 p.m.

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