It looks like Friday the 13th was lucky for one Mega Millions player.

There was one winning ticket that matched all five numbers plus the gold Megaball to win the jackpot worth an estimated $1.35 billion, with a cash value of $724.6 million.

This is the second-largest jackpot in Mega Millions history.

The numbers drawn were:  30, 43, 45, 46, 61 Gold Mega Ball: 14  Megaplier: 2x

MEGA MILLIONS $1.35B JACKPOT IS GAME’S SECOND HIGHEST

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A customer fills out a Mega Millions lottery ticket at a convenience store in Northbrook, Ill. ( (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File) / AP Newsroom)

It took 26 drawings before there was a jackpot winner.

The winning ticket was sold in Maine.

There were also 14 winning tickets that matched the five white balls worth $1 million each.

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Mega Millions Lottery ticket are displayed in a store in New York City, U.S. (REUTERS/Brendan McDermid / Reuters Photos)

BEST STATES TO WIN THE $1.35B MEGA MILLIONS JACKPOT

The odds of winning the jackpot is 1 in 302.5 million.

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A Mega Million sign displays the estimated jackpot of $1.35 Billion at the Cranberry Super Mini Mart in Cranberry, Pa., Thursday, Jan. 12, 2023. ((AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar) / AP Newsroom)

HERE ARE THE WINNING NUMBERS FOR TUESDAY'S $1.1B MEGA MILLIONS DRAWING

There was a staggering $1.337 billion won in Illinois on July 29.

Two people on one winning ticket in Des Plaines, Illinois, claimed the winnings of the jackpot in July. They chose to receive the cash option of $780.5 million.

The current record jackpot is $1.537 billion, won in South Carolina on October 23, 2018. 

Mega Millions is played in 45 states, Washington, D.C. and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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