DEBUNKED: Is $1.28 Billion Mega Millions Winner In Illinois?: Mega Millions is the biggest lottery game in America and this lottery game is being played by Americans for the last 20 years. In this long period, a few lucky winners got the jackpot and took billions to their homes. And now once again news is coming from an unverified source that a man recently won whopping prize money worth $1.28 billion. Yes, you heard it right, rumors are making huge rounds on the internet and spreading a man won $1.28 billion in Mega Millions. As the amount is big this news is managing to catch the attention of the people and leading them to search for it. Thus it became trending news on social media. Now we are here to address this news and will help you to find out what is the real matter. Scroll down the page and read more. Follow More Updates On UptoBrain.com
$1.28 Billion Mega Millions Winner In Illinois
If this news is true and someone won really $1.28 billion in Mega Millions then it is the third biggest lottery jackpot in the history of the United States. Previously one person won $1.586 billion in January 2016 in the Powerball and a man took $1.53 billion in October 2018 in the Mega Millions. And it is being reported that an unnamed man won $1.28 billion. Learn more about it in the next section.
As per the source, it is the 30th draw in this lottery game. Mega Millions started on the 19th of April and it has been a couple of months since it started. Not its time to make it clear if there is anyone who won $1.2billion in Mega Millions or not. According to the official site of the Illinois lottery, the winning ticket was sold in Illinois and it also shows all the names of the winners of the lottery game. And we got to know that no such claim has been made as of yet.
But the official website of the Illinois lottery game specified that the ticket that matched all the five lucky numbers of the draw was purchased in Illinois. The person who bought that ticket could be a resident of Illinois but no one has come fore to claim the reward as of yet. That means the Illinois lottery website is wrong and no winning ticket was sold. But if this news is true then the winner will not leave any chance to claim the reward.