CHICAGO (WBBM) – Someone has now come forward to claim a winning lottery ticket purchased in the south suburbs in June.
The $29.5 million lottery ticket was purchased at a Tinley Park gas station by someone living in the south suburbs, but officials say it will be next week before that person’s full identity is revealed.READ MORE: Armed Robbers Are Attacking, Beating People At Their Garages In Alleys On Southwest Side
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Lottery officials say it was one of the largest jackpots ever because the winner was able to match all six numbers.MORE NEWS: West Suburban Community Pantry Turns To Curbside Pickup Amid COVID Surge
That person now has two options. They can either take annual payments of $1 million, or a lump sum of just under $20 million, roughly $19.4 million according to a spokesperson for the Illinois Lottery.