The budget impasse has pretty much sucked all the fun out of playing the lottery in Illinois.
Due to the fact that months into the new fiscal year Illinois still doesn’t have a state budget, all lottery prizes over $600 will be delayed in their payment.
Lottery officials anticipate that the Comptrollers Office’s check writing account will be depleted today – meaning they can’t write checks to bigger winners.
Get full details on the payment delays here
Will this change the way or how often you play the lottery?