Starting July 2022, the Mega Millions $1.337 Billion Jackpot winner has only a few days left to claim the prize in the form of a cash option.

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An Illinois lottery player has won the jackpot, one of the biggest prizes in lottery history.

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The winner hasn't been revealed yet.

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Although the winner has one year from the drawing to claim the prize,

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The Mega Million winner has time to claim the prize in a lump sum payment option until September 27, 60 days after the drawing,

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Often referred to as a cash option. The cash prize is estimated at $780.5 million.

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An Illinois lottery player has won the jackpot, one of the biggest prizes in lottery history.

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If the prize is not claimed within those 60 days, the award is automatically paid through the annuity option.

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The Mega Millions payment is made as an instant payment followed by 29 annual payments

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“Each payment is 5% larger than the previous one. It helps protect the lifestyle and purchasing power of winners in periods of inflation

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A lottery prize is still unclaimed in Massachusetts.

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This $16.35 million ticket was sold at Cumberland Farms in Wear. It was won by the drawing "Megabucks Doubler" on 10 September.

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