The Illinois Lottery on Wednesday announced that some $2 million worth of prizes from the past year remain unclaimed and are set to expire beginning Jan. 4.
The prizes, as ABC Chicago reports, include five Mega Millions tickets worth $250,000 apiece and four second-place Powerball tickets worth $200,000 each. Little Lotto winnings as high as $650,000 have also yet to be claimed.
If no one comes forward with their winning tickets within one year of their purchase, Jan. 4 in one ticket's case, their value will be reduced to nothing more than the paper on which they are printed, according to an AP report.
The Illinois Lottery has a list of where and when each remaining unclaimed ticket was purchased.
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