Orange with 6Médias, published on Saturday, January 14, 2023 at 17:40
A resident of Maine, in the eastern United States, has won the $1.5 billion jackpot of America’s super lottery, CNN reports Saturday, January 14.
Happy Friday the 13th to this American. A resident of Maine, a state in the eastern United States, won 1.35 billion dollars or 1.244 billion euros, the jackpot of the American super lottery organized on Friday January 13, the chain of CNN streaming reports news on Saturday.
According to the Maine Lottery, the winner of the super jackpot bought a ticket at a gas station in Lebanon, a small town in the state of Maine. This is the second largest sum won in the history of the Mega Millions lottery. In 2018, a resident of the state of South Carolina in the southeastern United States won the equivalent of 1.42 billion euros.
A chance of 302.6 million
After three months and 25 draws without a winner, the winning numbers were announced on Friday. In addition to the super jackpot secured by this Maine resident who only had a 1 in 302.6 million chance of winning the bet, fourteen players secured a win of $1 million, according to the lottery’s official website , which CNN quotes.
The next jackpot, valued at an estimated $20 million, will be offered next Tuesday.