An attorney representing Illinois Lottery winners who haven't been paid their winnings has asked a federal judge to prevent 38 other state lotteries from sending money to the agency.The winners represented by attorney Thomas Zimmerman Jr.
Rhonda Rasche won $50,000 playing the lottery, but has filed a lawsuit because she can't get her money. The Illinois Lottery says it is not authorized to pay out large prizes because the state doesn’t have a spending plan.
Gov. Pat Quinn has bought $20 worth of Veterans Cash lottery tickets and is calling on others to play the newest edition of the game that benefits military vets in Illinois.Ahead of Veterans Day, the governor helped launch the new game.
Just about a month before Illinois is set to begin selling lottery tickets online, convenience store owners on Friday accused lotto officials of rushing through a plan they say would devastate the retail industry and do away with long-standing safeguards to protect minors and gambling addicts.Repres