Mega Millions Jackpot Roll Ends With $1.35 Billion Winner in Maine; Seven $10,000 or More Winners in Maryland

Per the Maryland Lottery: A historic Mega Millions jackpot roll came to an end on Friday night as the Jan. 13 drawing produced a $1.35 billion jackpot winner in the state of Maine. It is the second-largest jackpot in Mega Millions history and fourth-largest overall in U.S. lottery history.

In Maryland, Friday’s Mega Millions drawing produced seven third-tier winning tickets. Six of those tickets are worth $10,000 each, and one delivered a $20,000 prize because the winner added the Megaplier option to the ticket. The winning numbers in the drawing were 30, 43, 45, 46, 61; and the Mega Ball was 14. The Megaplier was 2X.

There are nine prize tiers in Mega Millions, ranging from $2 up to the jackpot. There were 159,218 winning tickets sold in Maryland for Friday’s drawing. Maryland Lottery winners have 182 days from the drawing date to claim their prizes. Tickets can be checked using the ticket checking devices available at all Maryland Lottery retailers, or by using the Maryland Lottery app, available in Apple’s App Store and on Google Play.

The following retailer sold a third-tier winning ticket for Friday night’s drawing with the Megaplier option, worth $20,000:

The following retailers sold third-tier winning tickets for Friday’s drawing worth $10,000 each:

During the jackpot roll, which began in October and spanned a total of 26 drawings, Maryland Lottery retailers sold three $1 million second-tier winning Mega Millions tickets (Adelphi, Upper Marlboro and White Hall) and 26 third-tier winners worth at least $10,000 each.

There were more than seven million winning tickets sold nationally for Friday’s drawing, including 14 second-tier winning tickets worth $1 million each, sold in the following states: California (two), Florida, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, North Carolina, New York (four), Pennsylvania and Texas. Mega Millions tickets are sold in 45 states, as well as Washington, D.C., and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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