Lottery May Dump Illinois Unless the State Agrees On a BudgetIllinois Lottery Acting Director Greg Smith said Thursday that the lack of a budget will result in players being "denied the opportunity'' to participate in popular games.
Lawsuit Filed Against Company that Runs Illinois LotteryThe lawsuit accuses Northstar of manipulating winning tickets and misrepresenting the chances of winning.
Illinois Lottery Breaks LawViolated state finance law by prepaying $20 million to ensure it could participate in future multi-state lottery games even without a state budget.
Lottery Winners Suing Ill. Government Over Late PayPlaintiffs seeking interest on payouts delayed by state budget impasse
Ill. Lottery Players Crossing Borders to get a Pay OutThe Illinois Lottery cannot payout winners of $600 or more due to the state's budget crisis.
Mega Millions Jackpot Winner Sold in IllinoisSomeone is holding the lone $270 million ticket from Friday's drawing
Illinois Lottery Superintendent in Dispute With NorthstarNorthstar manages the lottery. Michael Jones is accused of steering Northstar business to his old company, but says those stories are planted and trumped up.
Illinois Lottery Revenue Up 6 Percent The record sales and profits are still short of expectations promised by a private manager that was hired by the state three years ago.
Illinois Lottery Private Manager Short On ProfitsNorthstar Lottery Group faces $20 million penalty.
Illinois Lottery Adds Powerball To Online SalesPlayers limited to $150 of purchases per day.
Illinois Lottery Introduces My-3 Game Officials say the rules and prize levels are different from the existing Pick 3 game.
Slots Coming to Illinois Horse Tracks and a Lot MoreA measure to allow five new casinos, allow more slot machines at existing casinos and put slots at racetracks in Illinois is going to pass.