Illinois' $1.34 Billion Lottery Ticket Winner Has Less Than 7 Days Left to Make a Decision

According to Illinois Lottery officials, the winner of the July 29 $1.34 billion Mega Millions lottery price tag

Purchased at a fuel station in suburban Des Plaines, nonetheless hasn't come forward.

As a ways because the winner is involved, we've got not heard from the winner yet

Illinois Lottery Director Harold Mays stated earlier this summer at a press conference

"We don't know whether or not they even recognize that they gained the prize, so I encourage every body to test your ticket."

As it seems, but, that's no longer so unusual.

For a prize of this significance, it’s common for the winner to take a while to say

” Mays formerly stated in a statement. “I’m certain they’re going thru a number feelings.”

The Illinois Lottery encourages the winner to signal the lower back in their price ticket

Are seeking for legal recommendation and make an appointment with the Illinois Lottery to assert their prize.

And even as the winner has 365 days from the date of the draw to say their winnings

state lottery officials say Illinois winners of $250,000 or more can choose to no longer release their names.

According to Illinois Lottery's Winner's Handbook,

"Lotto, Mega Millions and Powerball winners have 60 days after the date of the drawing to pick the coins option or annual payments."

The $1.337 billion prize would be paid annually over 29 years if the winner selections the annuity option.

If the winner opts for coins, they would get hold of an predicted $780.5 million.

As of Sept. 20, the clock is ticking. The winner has most effective seven days left to decide

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