You are urged to check your Powerball tickets as the $100,000 jackpot expires in a few weeks

The Powerball lottery is played in 45 states, Washington, DC, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands.

The POWERBALL ticket worth $100,000 that has remained unclaimed for almost a year will expire soon.

A 7-Eleven store in Aurora, Illinois, located about an hour west of Chicago, sold the lottery ticket.

As the draw date is November 8, 2022, the winner has less than two months to claim the prize.

According to Illinois lottery rules, winners must claim their prize within one year of the drawing.

Another $100,000 Powerball prize has gone unclaimed in recent weeks.

A Road Ranger convenience store in Loves Park, about an hour and a half west of Chicago, sold the ticket.

If a lotto prize in Illinois goes unclaimed after a year, what happens to it?

Officials from the Illinois Lottery will donate the money to the state's public schools.

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