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Mega Millions drawing: Illinois Speedway gas station that sold winning ticket in line for big commission
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The Illinois Speedway location where the winning Mega Millions lottery ticket was sold stands to benefit from the sale.
A ticket-holder in the state clinched the $1.337 billion Mega Millions jackpot there Friday night.
An employee at the Speedway gas station on East Touhy Avenue in Des Plaines, Illinois, confirmed to FOX Business Saturday the business had gotten the call about the winning ticket from the Illinois Lottery.
"So, obviously it's a shock, but I'm happy that somebody from Illinois was able to win it," the employee said.
MEGA MILLIONS WINNING TICKET SOLD IN ILLINOIS IN $1.28B JACKPOT
According to the Illinois Lottery, businesses receive a 1% commission on jackpot and top prize drawings and scratch games up to $500,000.