CHICAGO (SCS) – The second set of Illinois Vaccine Lottery winners was announced Monday afternoon, with three people selected for cash prizes of $ 100,000 – in Chicago, Springfield and Quincy.
No winner’s name has yet been revealed, as winners have the option to remain anonymous and have one week to claim their prize. All winners who choose to make their winnings public will be announced eight days after their draw.
The announcement of the results of the first Monday draw comes four days after the announcement of the first million dollar winner Thursday afternoon, as well as the first three scholarships of $ 150,000 for people aged 12 to 17. . The winners of this draw will be announced on Friday, unless they choose to remain anonymous.
The “All In For The Win” state lottery is open to anyone 12 years of age and over who has received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. The Illinois Department of Public Health will notify winners by phone at 312-814-3524 and / or by email from [email protected]
Winners will not be asked to provide any personal information during the initial phone call or email notification. They will have seven days to complete, sign and send their authorization form to the state to accept their awards. The Illinois Lottery will then assist them with the claims process.
Throughout the summer, the Illinois Lottery will raffle the names of vaccinated adults and hand out cash prizes ranging from $ 100,000 to $ 1 million. For children 12 to 17 years old who have received at least one dose of the vaccine, they can earn a Bright Start College Savings Plan worth $ 150,000 each, the equivalent of a full ride in n any four-year public university in Illinois.
The first lottery draw was on Thursday and the first million dollar cash winner is from Chicago. A resident of DeKalb County, a resident of suburban Cook County and a resident of Chicago won the first three scholarships of $ 150,000 awarded to vaccinated youth between the ages of 12 and 17.
Anyone who received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine before July 1 in Illinois was eligible for the first draw and automatically entered into the contest. State officials have said they will continue to add people to the eligibility list as they get vaccinated ahead of future draws, which will run through August 26, with a series of 43 cash prizes and 20 scholarships.
For more information on the “All In for the Win” vaccine lottery prizes and schedule, visit here.
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