Two people in Illinois have come forward to claim the $1.34 billion jackpot.
The Illinois winners of July’s Mega Millions $1.34 billion historic lottery drawing has finally come forward.
According to the Illinois Lottery, the prize will be shared by two people who agreed to split the jackpot if they won. The winners wish to remain anonymous but said they are “over the moon” with their Mega Millions win.
The Illinois Lottery website said the winning ticket was purchased at Speedway on 885 E. Touhy Avenue in Des Plaines.
The two winners have opted to take the lump sum payment of $780.5 million and have spent the past few weeks working with professional legal and financial advisors.