After a single ticket for the late July drawing was sold in a Chicago suburb, those who prefer to remain anonymous have guaranteed a $1.337 billion super millions bonanza,

deciding to accept a single payment of $780.5 million, lottery officials said on Wednesday.

The third-largest lottery reward in the nation was established by the Illinois lottery for the drawing on July 29.

was promised by two parties who agreed to split the prize money if they won.

The two had until September 27 to choose for the single amount instalment, following the example of most Champs who chose to remain anonymous.

Emilia Mazur, a spokesperson for Camelot Illinois, the secretive manager of the Illinois lottery, made the statement.

The Illinois Lottery was unable to provide any information regarding the Champs other than to suggest that they should be quite happy with their Uber Millions win.

Illinois is one of the roughly 16 States where champions can remain elusive.