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Mega Millions jackpot winner is a couple


Two winners shared a $1.337 billion Mega Millions prize from July. The winners bought their ticket in a

Chicago suburb for a July 29 drawing, Lottery officials announced Wednesday.

“l was the third-largest US award ever. Lottery officials said the winners are "over the moon' with their massive

wins. They chose a $780,500,000 lump amount. Winners have until Sept. 27 to collect.

The two winners consulted with lègal and financial consultants before claiming their award, as lottery authorities suggest.

Illinois Lottery Claims Manager Luis Rodriguez remarked, This is by far the greatest prize I've ever

processes.'There was a sense of excitement when we met with the winners' attorneys.

‘Giving out this much money is strange because I know it will change the winners' life and those close to them. | can only image how the winners feel.'

he winning ticket was purchased at a Speedway in Das Plaines. 13-36-45-57-67 and 14 were the winning numbers.