Sublette woman wins Amboy Depot Days 50/50 of $124,959

Grand prize surpasses last year’s total

Angela Bowman, of Sublette, won $124,959.50 in the Amboy Depot Days 50/50 on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2023.

Angela Bowman of Sublette won one of the most coveted prizes in northern Illinois – the Amboy Depot Days 50/50.

Her grand prize was $124,959.50. The winning ticket was announced Sunday night at the conclusion of the Amboy Depot Days festival.

The 2023 grand prize surpassed the $99,430 won last year by an Amboy man.

Winning prizes of $2,500 went to Ron Panera of Dixon, Jennifer Lilly of Woosung, Matt Hilliker of Byron and Robert Young of Rock Falls.

Derek Barichello

Derek Barichello

Derek Barichello is the news editor for The Times in Ottawa and NewsTribune in La Salle, part of Shaw Local News Network, covering La Salle, Bureau and Putnam counties. He covers local and breaking news in the areas of government, education, business and crime and courts, among others.