An instantly rich winner has come forward to claim a Mega Millions jackpot, but quietly.
FOX's Dave Anthony reports:
(Littlefield) "We are incredibly humbled and overjoyed by our Mega Millions winnings."
But an Indiana family is also overwhelmed, so they'll remain anonymous. State law allows them to claim the jackpot through a limited liability corporation, which they did.
Representative Lauren Littlefield read a statement:
(Littlefield) "Our priority is to maintain a sense of normalcy for our children"
Those two kids are still in school. So the couple will keep working, despite taking home $271 million after taxes in one check:
(Taylor) "The largest single winner ticket of the Mega Millions jackpot."
Hoosier lottery executive director Sarah Taylor. The family bought a quick pick, then forgot about it and when they checked days later. They rebooted their computer to be sure the matching numbers were right.
Dave Anthony, FOX News.