Suburban Chicago lottery player wins $400k with instant ticket

CHICAGO (CBS) – Another big winner just in time for the holidays.

A lucky lottery player while shopping for groceries turned $5 into $400,000 after purchasing a Gold Standard instant ticket.

The person bought the winning ticket at Tony’s Fresh Market, located at 271 S. Bolingbrook Drive.

The store will receive a selling bonus of one percent of the prize amount, or $4,000.

According to the Illinois Lottery, more than 63 million instant tickets were sold this year worth nearly $1.4 billion in prizes. 

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