Chicago, Illinois ——- Two people who had agreed to part ways and huge supermillions of $1.34 billion,

On Wednesday, they adhered to their agreement and guaranteed the prize if both of them won.

The winners, who are remaining anonymous, will get the Bonanza in a single payment of $780.5 million before duties,

according to a press release from the Illinois lottery. Nearly two months after the drawing was conducted, the third largest payout in history, was guaranteed.

September 27 was the deadline for guaranteeing the Bonanza.

This is by far the largest prize I have ever required to process throughout my more than five years of service with the Illinois Lottery.

Director of the Illinois Lottery Cases Luis Rodriguez declared in a declaration.

When we met with the Champs legal advisor, the room was genuinely buzzing with energy.