The small town of Marseilles, Illinois just sold a million dollar Powerball ticket – NBC Chicago

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This small town on the Illinois River may only have about 5,000 residents, but a gas station there sold a really big lottery ticket Saturday night.

Huge, in fact: According to an Illinois Lottery press release, a winning $1 million Powerball ticket for Saturday night’s draw was sold at Circle K at 291 Main St. in Marseille, Illinois.

The winning ticket corresponded to the five numbers to win the jackpot: 15-21-32-62-65.

“Marseille is a small city, everyone knows each other and the people who shop in our store are regular customers,” said Natasha Tyssen, director of Circle K. That’s why I think the winner is someone. one from our hometown, at least I hope so.”


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Natasha Tyssen (left), manager of the Circle K store in Marseille, takes a celebratory photo with some of her employees after selling a Natasha Tyssen (left), manager of the Circle K store in Marseille, takes a photo of celebration with a few of her personal after selling a million dollar winning Powerball ticket. million winning Powerball tickets.

As the retailer of the Powerball ticket, the win also means that the Marseille gas station and convenience store will receive a bonus of 1% of the prize amount. In this case, it equals $10,000.

The winner is now the 13th Illinois Lottery player to win a prize of $1 million or more with Powerball since January 2021.

The next Powerball draw will take place on Monday, April 18, with a $348 million jackpot up for grabs.

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