Winning lottery ticket for $1.35 billion Mega Millions jackpot was sold in Maine

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A single winning ticket for a Mega Millions lottery jackpot of at least $1.35 billion, the second largest jackpot in U.S. history, was sold in Maine, lottery organizers said on Saturday. “Congratulations to the Maine State Lottery, which has just won its first-ever Mega Millions jackpot,” Ohio Lottery director Pat McDonald, lead director for the Mega Millions Consortium, said in a statement. “It’s the fourth billion-dollar jackpot in Mega Millions history.” The statement did not identify the city or the holder of the winning ticket, which would have cost $2 to buy and ma…

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