A New Lenox man won $58,333 playing the lottery last week, according to the Illinois Lottery Facebook page.
While most people were consumed with the Illinois Powerball Jackpot drawing on Thursday, Joseph J., of New Lenox, played the Lucky Day Lotto last week and had the winning ticket.
He purchased his ticket at the Circle K gas station, 471 Nelson Rd. in New Lenox.
According to Illinois Lottery, Joseph plans to use some of his winnings during the holiday season.
It isn't the only successful ticket recently sold in New Lenox. In April 2011, after it was purchased at the Village Liquor Mart.
Earlier in 2011, lottery agents in New Lenox in this year's Halloween Millionaire Raffle by the Illinois Lottery. The ticket was sold at the Jewel/Osco store on Laraway Road.