Last Minute Gift Idea: Holiday & Veterans themed Instant Lottery Tickets!

Dec 20, 2013, 11:00 ET from Illinois Lottery

CHICAGO, Dec. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Shopping for last minute fun and festive holiday gifts? What about Holiday themed instant tickets from the Illinois Lottery! Holiday Cash, Instant Cheer, Candy Cane Crossword, Reindeer Riches and Merry Millionaire are available in over 8,200 Lottery retailers, are beautifully designed and make great gifts for your friends and family. With each of them 'Anything's Possible' – each ticket could be worth between $200 to $2 million. And, even if the ticket isn't a winner the money you spend benefits all of us through the lottery's contributions to schools and roads.


And, while you're looking for adult stocking stuffers, a lottery Veterans Cash instant ticket is a great way to win up to $20,000 while supporting veterans programs in Illinois.  

Holiday instant tickets come with festive envelopes (available free at most Lottery retailers) that help make gifting even more fun. Like using holiday tickets in creative gift-giving ways: as 'to/from cards; including them with other gifts; making gift boxes look more festive; or inside Christmas stockings hung for your adult friends.    

The Illinois Lottery reminds players to double-check the age of those who may receive Lottery tickets to ensure all recipients are at least 18 years old.  

Players can purchase Holiday Cash, Instant Cheer, Candy Cane Crossword, Reindeer Riches and Merry Millionaire and Veterans Cash at Lottery retailers statewide.

About Illinois Lottery
Founded in 1974, the Illinois Lottery has contributed over $18 billion to the state's Common School Fund to assist K-12 public schools, as well as hundreds of millions of dollars to the Capital Projects Fund and to special causes like Illinois Veterans, the fight against breast cancer, MS research, and assistance for people living with HIV/AIDS. In addition to playing in-store, the Illinois Lottery offers online and mobile play for Mega Millions, Powerball and Lotto at Players must be at least 18 years old.

Contact: Chanele Newton 312-368-5814

SOURCE Illinois Lottery