Illinois lottery winners
The Mega Millions lottery has swelled to its third biggest jackpot in game history at $400 million, with the next chance to win the prize Tuesday. To get you in the winning mood, here are some of the bigger Illinois winners through the years.
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Patricia and Merle Butler
Red Bud, Ill., residents Patricia and Merle Butler show their cut of the record $656 million Mega Millions jackpot. Teh downstate couple claimed $218 million cut of the record jackpot.