Mount Pulaski man wins $2 million from Illinois Lottery game

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MOUNT PULASKI - One lucky Mount Pulaski resident became a millionaire after buying an instant scratch-off ticket from the Illinois Lottery.

Lottery officials say Richard Stewart recently presented the winning "Jumbo Bucks" ticket at the Prize Center in Springfield, netting him the top prize of $2 million.  The ticket was purchased from G Mart in Mount Pulaski.

Officials say G Mart will receive a $20,000 bonus for selling a winning ticket.  Stewart says he plans to speak with a financial advisor soon, in order to make wise investments that will benefit family members.

For more information about the Illinois Lottery, click here.

Image courtesy of the Illinois Lottery.

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