Mega Millions $1.3 billion prize: What happens if nobody claims it?

It's been over a week since one lucky person won the $1.337 billion Mega Millions jackpot.

"Each participating Mega Millions will get any money back if the jackpot prize is not claimed within the time limit."

Each state uses its unclaimed lottery winnings for different purposes.

Contact the lottery you play in to find out how unclaimed prizes are used."

Illinois requires Mega Millions winners to report within one year of the drawing date in order to claim their prize.

Speedway Gas Station in Illinois sold winning tickets to the 13, 36, 45, 57 and 67 plus Mega Ball 14 on July 29.

Cash Jackpot - $780.5 million. The gas station that sold the prize also received a $500,000 bonus.

The $1.337 billion prize is the second largest prize in Mega Millions history.

The current record jackpot for Mega Millions is $1.537 billion, which was won on October 23, 2018.