$250K winning lottery ticket sold in Jefferson Park

CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) - A store in the Jefferson Park neighborhood sold a $250,000 winning lottery ticket for a Lucky Day Lotto drawing earlier on Thursday.

The winner, who has not yet come forward, bought the Lucky Day Lotto ticket at 7-Eleven, 5316 N. Milwaukee Ave., and matched all five numbers – 01 – 23 – 28 – 38 – 42 – in the Dec. 17 evening drawing, according to the Illinois Lottery.

7-Eleven will receive a $2,500 bonus, one percent of the prize amount, for selling the winning ticket.

The winner has one year from the original drawing date to claim their prize, which they can pick up from Prize Centers in Chicago, Des Plaines, Rockford, Springfield or Fairview Heights.

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