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Illinois Lottery Million Dollar Winner Introduced Wednesday

The Chicago Blackhawks will introduce the lucky fan who won one million dollars during Monday’s game in the Illinois Lottery “Million Dollar Minute” before the team takes on the St. Louis Blues at the United Center on Wednesday, January 21. The winner, who is a first-year season ticketholder, will be available to the media in front of the Blackhawks locker room at the United Center on Wednesday at 5:30 P.M.

Right wing Martin Havlat scored at exactly the 10:00 minute mark of the second period during Monday’s game against the Minnesota Wild, meaning a random fan, whose seat location was selected at the beginning of the game, won one million dollars courtesy of the Illinois Lottery “Million Dollar Minute” promotion.

During each Blackhawks home game, one fan is selected to win one million dollars if the Blackhawks score a goal at exactly the 10:00 minute mark of the second period. The seat location and section is chosen randomly at the beginning of each home game. The

“Million Dollar Minute” promotion began on Wed., Jan. 14, 2009.
In the event that the Blackhawks do not score a goal at exactly the 10:00 minute mark of second period, every fan sitting in the selected section wins an instant lottery ticket courtesy of the Illinois Lottery.

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Winning $1 million lottery ticket sold at Roscoe Village gas station

Posted: Jan 13, 2021 / 10:41 PM CST / Updated: Jan 13, 2021 / 10:41 PM CST

CHICAGO – A winning $1 million lottery ticket was sold Tuesday at a Roscoe Village gas station.

Word spread fast about the winning million dollar ticket, located at a 7-Eleven near the corner of Belmont and Western.

A lot of people came in today just to purchase a Powerball ticket” owner Krunal Patel said. “I was so happy for the customer who bought it. I hope it’s my regular customer who come in here every day.”

This is the second time both the Mega Millions and the Powerball wins are more than $500 million, according to the Illinois Lottery.

“The Illinois Lottery says 25 cents from every dollar goes back to communities across the state, and it has given back more than 21-billion dollars since 1985,” said actor director Harold Mays.

The 7-Eleven received a bonus of 1% for selling the winning ticket.

CHICAGO – A winning $1 million lottery ticket was sold Tuesday at a Roscoe Village gas station. Word spread fast about the winning million dollar ticket, located at a 7-Eleven near the corner of Belmont and Western. A lot of people came in today just to purchase a Powerball ticket” owner Krunal Patel said. “I […] ]]>