Two people wishing to remain anonymous claimed a $ 1.337 billion Mega Millions jackpot

after a single ticket for the late July draw was sold in a Chicago suburb

choosing to pay a lump sum of $ 780.5 million. lottery officials said Wednesday

The Illinois Lottery said the July 29 draw prize

which was the nation's third-largest lottery prize

was claimed by two people who agreed to split the prize if they won.

The winners wish to remain anonymous and the Illinois Lottery

said it could not release any information about the winners except to say

they must be absolutely "over the moon" with their Mega Millions winnings