AMBOY, Ill. (WIFR) - An Amboy man strikes gold after playing an Illinois Lottery instant ticket.
Joe Zimmerly won the top prize on the $3 Gold Rush instant ticket. The winning ticket came from the HyVee Gas in the 2800 block of Plaza Drive in Peru. HyVee gets $500 for selling the winning ticket, which is 1% of the prize amount.
Two of the five $50,000 tickets have not been claimed.
Zimmerly says he will be taking his family on vacation and investing the rest of his winnings.