Check presented to Maine gas station that sold $1.35 billion Mega Millions ticket

The proprietor of the Maine petrol station that sold the winning $1.35 billion Mega Millions ticket last month received a cheque for $50,000.

Michael Boardman, the deputy director of the Maine State Lottery, gave Fred Cotreau a cheque for $50,000.

On Wednesday with the proprietor of Lebanon's Hometown Gas & Grill.

On January 13, six Mega Millions numbers were selected, and one ticket matched all of them.

The winning ticket was purchased in Lebanon at Hometown Gas & Grill.

The jackpot, which was the first ever in Maine, was projected to be worth $1.35 billion ($724.6 million in cash). This was the second-largest jackpot in the game's history.

The winner has 12 months to claim their prize at the Maine Lottery's Augusta office, according to Director Gregg Mineo.

The ticket holder has the option to conceal their identity.

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