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Winning $10.25 Million Lottery Ticket Sold at Route 59 Liquor Store

Ticket sold at United Liquor Mart.

Credit: File photo
Credit: File photo
A winning lottery ticket good for $10,250,000 was sold over the weekend at United Liquor Mart, 1532 Route 59, according to Joliet Mayor Tom Giarrante.

The mayor took to Facebook early Monday to talk about the unclaimed prize, asking residents if they had the winning ticket. "I don't," Giarrante said.

The winning numbers, announced Saturday, are as follows: 1, 7, 27, 35, 45, 47, Extra Shot: 22.

The retailer will get 1 percent of the prize amount for selling the winning ticket — provided the winner comes forward.

Kristine Neumann June 30, 2014 at 11:39 AM
It states that the retailer will get 1% of the winning amount, providing the winner comes forward. I thought the retailer gets the amount no matter what. Have the rules changed?
Vicky Polito June 30, 2014 at 01:25 PM
Well that will add some extra fun to the holiday weekend! Congrats to the winner.
lala July 01, 2014 at 09:31 AM
How wonderful for the winner!
Kristine Neumann July 01, 2014 at 12:01 PM
Patch, your statement is incorrect. The retailer gets the 1% even if the winner does not come forward, although I don't understand why a winner wouldn't claim his winnings.
Kgo July 07, 2014 at 03:52 AM
People forget to check their lottery tickets all the time, or lose the tickets. If you go on the lottery website you can check an entire list of cash prizes that have never been claimed. I believe you have a year to claim.

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