Mega Millions Jackpot Worth $1.35 Billion Hit In Maine January 13

Written By Staff on November 18, 2022 - Last Updated on February 2, 2023
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The $1.348 billion Mega Millions jackpot was just hit on a ticket sold in Maine. This was the first Mega Millions jackpot ever won in the state.

On Friday, Jan. 13, a single ticket matched all six numbers drawn to win the prize, which ranks as the second-largest jackpot in the game’s history. If the winner chooses the cash option, they’ll get $723.5 million, before withholding.

Friday’s jackpot was the fourth Mega Millions prize to climb above $1 billion. The record highest jackpot remains at $1.537 billion, won by a single ticket in South Carolina on Oct. 23, 2018.

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Jackpot winning numbers for Friday, January 13, 2023

Winning numbers: 30-43-45-46-61

Mega Ball: 14

Multiplier: 2x

Recent Mega Millions drawings and winners

On Friday night, 14 tickets matched all five white balls to win the second-tier prize of $1 million, including one such winner in PA. In addition, four were sold in New York, two in California, and one each in Florida, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, North Carolina and Texas.

Other big winners in PA include four players who matched four of the five white balls, plus the Mega Ball, with the Megaplier. Those players hit $20,000 each. Megaplier is the $1 ticket add-on that multiplies all prizes other than the jackpot.

Remember when checking your tickets that the numbers don’t have to be in any particular order, since they all they come from a single pool of numbers. Your Mega Ball number is the only exception: it must match the final ball drawn, the yellow Mega Ball.

Previous winning numbers

Tues. Jan. 10 winning numbers: 7-13-14-15-18 Mega Ball 9

Fri. Jan. 6 winning numbers: 3-20-46-59-63 Mega Ball 13

Tues. Jan. 3 winning numbers: 25-29-33-41-44 Mega Ball 18

Fri. Dec. 30 winning numbers: 1-3-6-44-51 Mega Ball 7

Mega Millions prizes and odds

Players win prizes on these tickets by matching even one or two numbers. Matching only the Mega Ball pays $2, and adding a white ball to that makes the prize $4. There are nine ways to win in total. The odds of winning any prize on a ticket are 1 in 24. The odds of hitting the jackpot are 1 in 302.5 million. Your odds of hitting the second-tier prize of $1 million or more on a single ticket are 1 in 12.5 million.

These tickets cost $2 and are available in 45 states, plus Washington D.C. and the US Virgin Islands.

Where can you buy draw game and other PA Lottery tickets online?

In Pennsylvania, players can buy Mega Millions, Powerball and other PA Lottery tickets online at the PA iLottery. New users can get a $20 free play bonus and a deposit match bonus of up to $500 by signing up through our link.

Players located in the following states can also buy tickets online:

  • Illinois
  • Michigan
  • Georgia
  • Kentucky
  • New York
  • North Dakota
  • North Carolina
  • New Hampshire
  • Rhode Island
  • Virginia
  • Washington D.C.
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