Mega Millions winnings worth $1.34 billion still unclaimed


(NewsNation) — The winner of the Mega Millions $1.34 billion jackpot on July 29 has yet to present the winning ticket, Illinois lottery officials say.

The winner, who is reportedly from Des Plaines, Illinois, still has more than $1 billion to claim.

In Illinois, anyone who wins more than $250,000 from the lottery can stay anonymous.

If the prize money is not claimed within a year of the drawing, the money goes into the common school fund.

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