The $1.337 billion Mega Millions Jackpot has been claimed by unidentified winners.

They bought one entry into the July Chicago drawing.

They ultimately opted to accept a $780.5 million lump sum settlement.

The July 29 drawing's payout, according to the Illinois Lottery, was the third-largest prize in

it's a lottery. The reward is claimed by two people.

They had already decided to divide the award in the event of a winner.

They adopted the strategy used by the majority of victors who favour staying

Anonymous, and the deadline to decide on the lump sum payout was September 27.

Camelot Illinois' spokeswoman is Emilia Mazur.