Who won the $1.35B Mega Millions Jackpot? We may never actually know

(NEXSTAR) – Mega Millions tickets sold in Maine Record $1.35 billion jackpot.

This is Maine’s First Mega Millions Jackpot Win, we don’t know the winner yet. Ultimately, we may never really know.

Maine is one of the few States where lottery winners can remain anonymous.

A spokesperson for the Maine Lottery Commission told Nexstar that winners may choose to remain anonymous, saying that the lottery “is authorized in accordance with the winner’s name or city and applicable regulations, based on consultation with attorneys.” A winner’s name or city may be withheld based on other information or documents.” Rules. “

Current Wednesdaythe Mega Millions jackpot drawn last Friday was not claimed.

Winning numbers 30, 43, 45, 46, 61 and gold Megaball 14 tickets were sold at Lebanon’s hometown Gas & Grill near the New Hampshire border.

talk to nexter new nationstore owner Fred Cottrow said he received $50,000 for selling the winning tickets.

“This is exciting. We are a small rural community,” Cottrow said. “We have a local social club made up mostly of retired men who come to me every morning for coffee, so I’m anxiously waiting to see what happens.”

Cottrow, his customers, and the rest of us waiting anxiously to see who the winner will be or whether he will come forward, may be put on the edge of our seats for some time. So the lottery winner up to 1 year Claim their prizes.

The last major Mega Millions Jackpot winner is $1.34 billion in prize money Won with tickets sold in Illinois but did not come forward almost two monthsno one claims $2.04 billion Powerball Jackpotthe largest lottery prize in U.S. history, won by a single ticket sold in California in November.

The winner may be preparing what to do next with the winnings.Expert encourage lottery winners Surround yourself with professionals such as lawyers, tax accountants, and financial advisors before claiming your winnings.

You will also need to decide how you will claim your winnings. He must decide whether to make a lump sum payment of $723.5 million or to receive one immediate payment followed by an annuity of 29 annual payments in 5% increments. Big jackpot winners almost always get cash. Financial According to his advisors, it may be wrong.

The Mega Millions jackpot has reset to $20 million after Maine’s win last week.ticket quickly won Tuesday’s jackpot will reset again before Friday’s draw.

Mega Millions is played in 45 states and the District of Columbia.Mega Millions tickets are $2 and total 9 ways to win prize.

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