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Yes, the winning $1.35 billion lottery ticket was sold in Maine

The Maine State Lottery announced the winning ticket for the $1.35 billion jackpot Friday, Jan. 13, was sold in Lebanon at Hometown Gas & Grill.

LEBANON, MAINE, Maine — The winning ticket for a $1.35 billion Mega Millions jackpot was sold in Lebanon, Maine. Fewer than 6,500 people live in the town. 

According to the Maine State Lottery, the ticket was sold at Hometown Gas & Grill. The store is expected to receive a selling bonus of $50,000. 

The winning numbers were 30-43-45-46-61. The gold Mega Ball was 14. The winner has not been identified. 

This was the second-largest Mega Millions jackpot and fourth-largest lottery prize in the history of the U.S. There were 25 straight drawings without a winner in three months.

The odds of winning were about 1 in 302.6 million. 

Winners can choose to get the full amount in annual payments over 29 years, or they can take a cash option. For Friday's drawing, that cash option would amount to about $724.6 million.

The jackpot will reset to $20 million for the next drawing on Tuesday, Jan. 17 at 11 p.m. 

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