Jean Pierre fills out several Mega Millions lottery tickets for purchase at a convenience store Monday, Oct. Merle Butler, right, standing next to his wife Patricia Butler, holds up the winning Lottery ticket, Wednesday, April 18, 2012.
In Maryland, a state that allows lottery winners to remain anonymous, three school employees claimed their share under the name " The Three Amigos.
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An attendant changes the signage for the Mega Millions jackpot total outside a lottery booth in downtown Boston, Oct. Not much is known about the winners aside from the fact that they waited more than six months to come forward.
Their plan to stay out of the public eye seems to be the right call: The winning ticket was sold in Chicopee, Massachusetts , to Mavis Wanczyk , who won the largest jackpot with a single winner in American history. The winning ticket holder has yet to come forward.
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It is an updated version of a previously published story. However, the winners said they wanted to remain as private as possible.
Solis, AP. These are the top five highest lottery jackpots and the people who won them. I don't think I'm going to come in today, tomorrow, or ever. The third winner is still unknown. Drew Angerer, Getty Images.
A person walks past a newsstand with advertisements for the Mega Millions lottery, Oct. March 18, 2014: