Americans have watched for more than an entire month while they watched

the Mega Millions jackpot grew to an astounding $1.34 billion. After 29 draws without a winner, 

a winning ticket was offered at a gas station near Des Plaines, Illinois. However, 

so far nobody has offered an opportunity to win the golden ticket. In the Illinois lottery director

said that the winner has a year after the date of the drawing to claim the prize as 

the prize is greater than $250,000 the winner has the option to remain secret in Illinois.

The winners of prizes worth $250,000 or greater can opt for anonymity in Illinois lottery officials told.

They urge winners to write their names on the reverse of their tickets or seek legal advice.

contact the Lottery Player Hotline at 1-800-252-1775 to schedule a private appointment to claim the prize