A Kansas winner of a share of the record U.S. $656 million (£410m) Mega Millions lottery has come forward, the Kansas lottery says.
The winner has asked to remain anonymous, but an official said the Kansas Lottery will release some details about the winner in the next few hours.
Lottery officials said a week ago that three winning tickets were purchased, one in Kansas, one in Illinois, and one in Maryland.
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Lottery ticket-holders in Illinois, Kansas and Maryland each selected the winning numbers for the world record-breaking $640 million Mega Millions jackpot, officials have said.
The tickets were sold in two stores in Illinois and Maryland, whilst the Kansas ticket was bought online.
Americans spent nearly 1.5 billion dollars for a chance to hit the jackpot.
The odds of winning the jackpot were 1 in 176 million.
The draw for the world's biggest ever lottery prize has been completed.
The winning numbers are 2, 4, 23, 38,46 and the Mega Ball is number 23.
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