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A customer walks in to the Speedway gas station in Des Plaines, Ill., where the winning Mega Millions lottery ticket was sold on July 30. Two people who wish to remain anonymous have claimed the $1.337 billion jackpot, officials said Wednesday. Nam Y. Huh/AP hide caption

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The winning lottery ticket in the recent Mega Millions jackpot is worth $1.337 billion, but because of an Illinois law, the identity of who bought it might never be revealed. In most states, anonymity isn't an option. Steve Helber/AP hide caption

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A customer purchases Powerball lottery tickets in Washington in 2012. The Maryland Lottery says a retired utility worker has won a $2 million prize for the second time since 2018. Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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On Wednesday the South Carolina Education Lottery announced it will not be delivering more than $30 million in prizes to players with winning tickets printed as a result of a computer glitch. Fitria Ramli / EyeEm/Getty Images/EyeEm hide caption

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One of two winning tickets in last month's $648 million Mega Millions jackpot was sold here, at Jenny's Gift Shop in San Jose. The guy who bought it didn't realize what he had for nearly two weeks. John G. Mabanglo/EPA/LANDOV hide caption

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When Maria Carreiro found out she had won $40 million, she danced with joy. She recreated her "happy dance" for reporters, as a video posted by The Windsor Star shows. The Windsor Star hide caption

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The Windsor Star