Mega Million $1.337 Million Jackpot Winner Prize See Who Wins

The $1.337 billion Mega Millions jackpot winner has just days to claim his winnings as cash

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

The winner has one year from the drawing to claim the prize.

The winner has time to claim the prize as a lump sum payment till September 27, 60 days after the draw

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

"The Mega Millions annuity is paid out as an immediate payment followed by 29 annuity payments,"

Each payment is 5% higher than the previous one.

It helps protect the lifestyle and purchasing power of winners in times of inflation.