The ticket was purchased from a gas station in Lebanon.

The annuitized jackpot's potential value is $1.35 billion.

The possible cash payout in one single amount is $724.6 million.

In Mega Millions history, this is the fourth $1 billion jackpot, and

the second-largest ever, only topped by South Carolina's lottery record of $1.537 billion won in 2018.

Fred Cotreau, the proprietor of the gas station where the ticket was purchased, admitted that he initially believed the lottery office's call at 6 a.m. to be a prank.

In the drawing, 14 tickets also won $1 million prizes.

,selling four of those tickets in New York, two in California, one in each of Florida, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, and Texas, and one in Florida.