One lucky lottery player has won $1.28 billion (£1.05 million) in the second largest Mega Millions jackpot of all time.

There has been one winning ticket so far, purchased in Illinois, in last night’s draw.

The winning numbers are 13-36-45-57-67 with the Mega Ball number being 14.

Entry cost just $2 per ticket and thousands flocked to participate – despite there being a one in 303 million chance of winning.

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