She won $1,000 a week.
For the rest of her life.
A single mom became the second Chicagoan in the past month to hit the jackpot with the Illinois Lottery’s Cash for Life game.
Elizabeth Wilson won the largest Cash for Life prize to date – $1,000 a week, every week, for life.
“I couldn’t believe it, said Ms. Wilson. You play with hopes that you will win, but never think it will be you.”
Wilson will use the money to pay for her daughter’s college education and buy a new car, but will continue living as she always has.
“I enjoy working, and I plan to continue to do so, but this win makes things a little easier.