Illinois LuckyDay Lotto

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Latest Draw: Sat Apr 1

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Next Drawing: Sun Apr 2



Latest Draw: Fri Mar 31

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Next Drawing: Sat Apr 1



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What is the Illinois LuckyDay Lotto Midday?

The Illinois LuckyDay Lotto Mid-day is a day time draw game where five out of 45 numbers will be drawn at random.  If your five numbers match the five winning numbers drawn for the date played, you win the jackpot.  Match two, three or four of the winning numbers to win other cash prizes.  Jackpots begin at a minimum of $100,000 and continue to roll over to the next drawing until won.  IL LuckyDay has an evening draw game as well.

Tickets cost $1 per play and players can add EZMatch for just $1 more to win prizes instantly.  All Illinois Lotto results are available immediately after each drawing.

What are IL Lucky Day Lotto Mid-Day Draw Times?

Sales cut-off time is 12:35 pm CT.  Draw time is approximately 5 minutes after the draw entry close.

 Draw Times
Sunday12:40 pm CT
Monday12:40 pm CT
Tuesday12:40 pm CT
Wednesday12:40 pm CT
Thursday12:40 pm CT
Friday12:40 pm CT
Saturday12:40 pm CT

How do I Play Illinois LuckyDay Lotto?


    Ask for a Quick Pick and let the lottery terminal select the numbers for you, or choose five numbers between 1 and 45.


    Lucky Day Lotto tickets cost $1 per play.


    You can play your numbers for consecutive drawing dates on the same ticket. Just tell the cashier at the time of your purchase or mark the Multi Play box on your selection slip.


    Adding EZ Match is an option that will add $1 per play to the price of your play ticket.  EZMatch numbers and instant prize amounts will be printed below the Lucky Day Lotto numbers on your ticket.  Match any EZMatch number with any Lucky Day Lotto number on your ticket and win the prize amount shown instantly.

What Can I Win Playing Illinois Lucky Day Lotto?

Prize LevelOddsBase Prize
5 Balls1 in 1,221,759Jackpot!
4 Balls1 in 6,109$200
3 Balls1 in 157$15
2 Balls1 in 12$1

Overall Odds: 1 in 11.4

What Can I Win Playing Lucky Day EZMatch?

$5,0001 in 260,000
$1,0001 in 52,000
$1001 in 2,600
$501 in 1,300
$101 in 217
$51 in 81
$21 in 5

Overall Odds: 1 in 4.71

Illinois LuckyDay Lotto Midday FAQs

Q: What is the IL Lucky Day Lotto?

A: In the Illinois Lucky Day Lotto players choose five numbers from 1 to 45 or let the lottery terminal choose for them.  Jackpots start at $100,000 and continue to increase for each drawing until someone wins.  For an additional $1, players can add the EZMatch option to win prizes instantly.  The Illinois Lottery conducts Lucky Day drawings twice a day.

Q: How much do Lucky Day Lotto tickets cost?

A: Tickets cost $1 per play.  For an additional $1, players can add the EZ Match feature.

Q: Where and when can I play IL Lucky Day Mid-Day Lotto?

A: You can play at all Illinois Lottery retailers. Evening draws take place at approximately 12:40 p.m. and tickets for each drawing may be purchased up to 5 minutes prior to the next drawing.

Q: Do Illinois Lotto tickets expire?

A: Prizes must be claimed within 1 year of the draw date on which the prize was won.

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