Maine winner of Megabucks drawing comes forward to claim $2.3 million

Posted March 26, 2013, at 11:07 a.m.

AUGUSTA, Maine — Maine State Lottery officials announced Tuesday that the winner of Saturday evening’s Tri-State Megabucks Plus drawing has come forward to claim the prize.

Tim Poulin, deputy director of the Bureau of Alcoholic Beverages and Lottery Operations, said the $2.3 million ticket was sold at Cumberland Farms on College Avenue in Waterville.

The jackpot winner, whose name was not released, came forward and has 60 days to decide whether to take annual payments or select the lump sum cash option, Poulin said.

The store will receive a $23,000 bonus for selling the winning ticket, according to the lottery official.

The winning numbers were 2-3-5-16-38 with a Megaball number of 6.