Someone’s luck on Friday the 13th actually turned out to be rather good.
The second-largest prize in Mega Millions history was won by one player.
A lottery player from Maine successfully matched all six numbers, taking home the $1.35 billion big prize.
But after correctly matching five numbers to win a million dollars, a fortunate player in Pennsylvania is also winning big.
The second-tier prize of $1 million was won by someone who did match all five of the white Mega Millions balls. However, they didn’t get the gold Mega Ball.
Who are they? was the key query on Saturday morning. What store did the winning ticket come from?
Although it has not yet been made public, we have the Mega Millions winning numbers displayed here:
The jackpot winner is the first ever in the state of Maine. Although most choose to accept the smaller lump sum, the lucky winner will have the option of choosing the $1.35 billion jackpot spread out over 29 years.
That comes to an estimated $724.6 million in this scenario.
One of the ten states (Pennsylvania) where a winning million-dollar ticket was sold.
Although we are unsure of the particular location in the Commonwealth where it was sold, it is nevertheless wise to check your ticket in case it belongs to you.
A $5 million winning scratch-off ticket was just sold at a 7-Eleven in South Philadelphia, giving Philadelphia some lottery luck.