Alton Resident Becomes First to Win Illinois Lottery $10 Million Dollar Scratch Ticket Prize


In a stroke of incredible luck, an Illinois Lottery player has struck gold by winning the first $10 million prize on the state’s new $50 scratch-off ticket, aptly named $10 Million. The game, which debuted in December 2023, has quickly turned one anonymous lottery participant into a millionaire many times over. Purchasing the life-changing ticket at Casey’s convenience store in Alton, the winner plans to use the windfall wisely, prioritizing a college fund for their daughter and perhaps expanding their collection of vintage cars. With two more top prizes of $10 million up for grabs and Casey’s Alton store celebrating a $100,000 bonus for selling the winning ticket, the excitement continues. This win marks a significant moment in Illinois Lottery history, emphasizing not just the thrill of the game but also the community and family benefits it can support.

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