a ticket of lottery sold in the state of Maine matched all six numbers to win the $1.35 billion jackpot from Mega Millions of the draw on Friday, January 13, 2023, reported this lottery on its website.
Friday’s Mega Millions draw numbers were 30-43-45-46-61 and the golden Mega Ball 14.
The Mega Millions website has only reported one winner with a ticket sold in the state of Maine.
The $1.35 billion prize goes to one winner who chooses an annuity with annual payments for 29 years. Winners of these lottery prizes almost always take the cash option, which for Friday’s drawing was estimated at $724.6 million.
Another fourteen tickets matched the five regular dances, which will be worth $1 million each. The multiplier was 2x, but none of the 14 winning tickets had paid the multiplier.
Mega Millions players have endured months of losses, allowing the jackpot to grow to become the fourth-largest lottery prize in US history.