In an incredible stroke of luck, a winner has been drawn for the staggering $1.13 billion Mega Millions jackpot.

The winning numbers for this historic Mega Millions draw were 7, 11, 22, 29, and 38, with a “Megaplier” number of 4. The single lucky ticket holder who matched all the numbers has now become an instant billionaire.

The enormous $1.13 billion jackpot is the second-largest prize in Mega Millions history and the third-largest lottery jackpot in the United States.

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The winning ticket was reportedly sold in New Jersey. While the identity of the lucky winner remains unknown at this time, they have up to a year to come forward and claim their incredible prize. Once claimed, they will choose between receiving the full $1.13 billion jackpot as an annuity spread over 30 years or opting for a lump-sum payment of $739.6 million before taxes.

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For most Americans, the chance to win such a massive sum of money is simply life-altering. Dreams of living a life of luxury, paying off debts, securing a comfortable retirement, or impacting their community can now become a reality for the fortunate winner.

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Although the odds of winning the Mega Millions jackpot are incredibly slim, with a roughly 1 in 302 million chance, the possibility of becoming an instant billionaire continues to captivate those hopeful to beat overwhelming odds.

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