The $1.35 billion Mega Millions jackpot for this week's drawing was won by a winning ticket on Friday night.

when the Maine lottery won its first prize, making some history.

With a Mega Ball of 14, the winning numbers were 30-43-45-46-61.

According to lottery organisers, the $724.6 million lump sum cash payout is valued.

Despite failing to win the jackpot, four New Yorkers did manage to take home the second prize of $1 million.

One was sold each at Smokes 4 Less in Newburgh, Mega News Inc. in Manhattan, MOMTA Grocery INC. in Long Island City, and ShopRite in Plainview, Long Island.

A winning $3 million ticket was also sold at Smokes 4 Less earlier this week.

In the states of California, Florida, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, North Carolina, and Texas, an additional ten second-prize tickets were sold.

Additionally, seven New Yorkers received the $10,000 third-place award.