Illinois Lottery

Lottery totals, including the Mega Millions lottery, are displayed outside a convenience store, Friday, July 29, 2022, in Huntington Beach, Calif. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)

$1.28B jackpot ticket sold in Ill.

The winning ticket for the second largest jackpot in Mega Millions history is confirmed to have been purchased. After the results of Friday night’s lottery draw, reports came in of a winning ticket having been bought in a suburb of Chicago.