Northstar manages the lottery. Michael Jones is accused of steering Northstar business to his old company, but says those stories are planted and trumped up.
The record sales and profits are still short of expectations promised by a private manager that was hired by the state three years ago.
Northstar Lottery Group faces $20 million penalty.
Players limited to $150 of purchases per day.
Officials say the rules and prize levels are different from the existing Pick 3 game.
A measure to allow five new casinos, allow more slot machines at existing casinos and put slots at racetracks in Illinois is going to pass.
Good-bye “Little Lotto”, hello “Lucky Day Lotto”
State lottery officials say on first day or new venture, Sunday morning’s sales topped $3600.
Scratch-off ticket payouts at end of year affected.
Lottery officials will meet in the coming days and come up with a plan to design a secure website that’s accessible to Illinoisans over 18.