How to play and win Lucky Day Lotto?
Lucky Day Lotto is extremely easy, fun, and rewarding to play. Just grab a lottery ticket for $1, select 5 numbers from a field of 1 to 45, and mark it on your playslip, or ask for Quick Pick to get your numbers randomly generated by the terminal. The jackpot starts at $100,000 and keeps on growing until there’s a winner. If your selected lottery numbers match the drawn numbers you bag the winning lottery amounts. To grab instant lottery winnings up to $5000, you can select EZmatch and match the winning numbers to mark your win.
When are the Lucky Day Lotto drawings held?
The Lucky Day Lotto drawings are held twice a day at 12:40 P.M. and 9:22 P.M. CST for the respective Midday and Evening draws. You are eligible to purchase your lottery tickets by 12:35 and 9:15 P.M. CST for the respective draws for that particular day.
How long do I have to claim my Lucky Day Lotto prize?
Your Lucky Day Lotto prizes can be claimed within a period of 365 days from the date of the drawing. If not redeemed within the stipulated time, the winnings are fortified.
Can I purchase my Illinois Lottery ticket over mail, phone, or the internet?
No, as per the Illinois state laws, Illinois Lottery prohibits the sale of lottery tickets over mail, phone, or on the Internet. Only authorized Illinois Lottery retailers are allowed to sell Illinois Lottery tickets. The Illinois Lottery lets you play it's lottery games online but not purchase any tickets.
What is the tax percentage levied on Illinois Lottery winnings?
Lottery winnings of $1,000 to $4,999 for U.S. citizens or residents of the state of Illinois are levied with 4.95% State taxes and 0% for the Federal taxes. Lottery winnings of $5,000 or over are levied with 4.95% State taxes and 24% Federal taxes totaling up to 28.95%.