$1 Million Mega Millions Winner From St. Charles


Someone lucky bought a Mega Millions ticket in Saint Charles. A grocery store in Saint Charles sold a $1,000,000 winning Mega Millions ticket in the Feb. 6, drawing, according to a news release. The winning Quick Pick ticket was purchased at Jewel Osco, 652 Kirk Road, and matched all five numbers – 14 - 17 - 25 - 48 - 58 – to win the prize. The retailer will receive a bonus of $10,000, or one percent of the prize of amount, for selling the winning ticket, the release stated.

The Illinois Lottery urges the lucky winner to sign the back of the ticket and keep it in a safe place until they visit one of the Illinois Lottery’s five Prize Centers in Chicago, Des Plaines, Rockford, Springfield or Fairview Heights, the release stated. Winners have one year from the original drawing date to claim their prize. More than 13,900 players won prizes ranging from $2 to $10,000 in this Mega Millions drawing, the release stated. Mega Millions drawings are conducted weekly on Tuesdays and Fridays. For more information, visit illinoislottery.com.