Mega Millions Jackpot victor announced

Posted April 14, 2018

The 47-year-old said he believes that God has a plan, "so for us the plan is to do a lot of good things for with it".

He said he will share the jackpot with "family and friends who struggle every day", and might indulge in his dream of restoring a 1963 Chevrolet Corvette.

Richard Wahl, who proceeded from MI to just take a job in a food agency market supplier, explained he probably will quit working and utilize his winnings to aid associates and his family. They waited tow weeks before coming forward. $559.7 million jackpot, Powerball, Jan. 6, 2018 (one ticket, New Hampshire) 9.

'We're not the type that's going to run out and spend all the money, ' he added.

He said he's not a regular lottery player, but chose to play after talking to a coworker about how they'd retire if they won. "We're a humble family". This was the fourth time that the jack pot has surpassed the 500 million markers, lottery officials also have claimed.

A New Jersey production manager stepped out of obscurity on Friday to reveal himself as the newest millionaire-by-chance after a $2 Mega Millions ticket he bought at a gas station last month yielded him a jackpot of more than a half billion dollars. He selected easy pick tickets, meaning he let the numbers be chosen randomly.

It sold at a Lukoil Gas Station mini-mart in the city of Riverdale.

The winning numbers were: 11, 28, 31, 46, 59 and Mega Ball 1. He said some of the newfound fortune will go to his mother, who is now surviving on a reduced income, and also to his wife's family, who live in Mexico.

He declined to talk about his family or go into details about where they might go or if they'd move.

"I went over and looked at that one", he said, about the number on his ticket that he'd erroneously assumed was incorrect.

He said they are heading out on a vacation and he will make sure his mother is financially set for life and help his family's wife in Mexico. Wahl also plans to take care of his mother and is happy that she'll never have to worry about money again.

Wahl said he chose to take the cash option rather than yearly annuity payments and will end up with about $175 million after taxes, reported. Today, 44 states participate along with Washington D.C. and the U.S. Virgin Islands. That is now the eighth-highest win in the game's history.