Red Bud Mega Millions Winner Comes Forward

Merle and Patricia Butler of Red Bud Illinois comes forward as the third winner of the worlds largest jackpot
Merle and Patricia Butler of Red Bud Illinois comes forward as the third winner of the worlds largest jackpot
Merle Butler shows off his winning Mega Millions Quick Pick ticket that netted him nearly $158 million during a press conference in Red Bud, Illinois on April 18, 2012. Butler, a retired computer analyist from Red Bud, bought the ticket at a Moto Mart convience store will split the worlds largest jackpot ($656 million) with unidentified people from Kansas and Maryland. UPI/Bill Greenblatt
Merle and Patricia Butler of Red Bud Illinois come forward as the third winner of the worlds largest jackpot
Merle and Patricia Butler of Red Bud Illinois come forward as the third winner of the worlds largest jackpot
Merle and Patricia Butler hold an oversized check of their winnings in the Mega Millions Quick Pick during a press conference in Red Bud, Illinois on April 18, 2012. Butler, a retired computer analyist from Red Bud, bought the ticket at a Moto Mart convience store will split the worlds largest jackpot ($656 million) with unidentified people from Kansas and Maryland. UPI/Bill Greenblatt
Merle and Patricia Butler of Red Bud Illinois come forward as the third winner of the worlds largest jackpot
Merle and Patricia Butler of Red Bud Illinois come forward as the third winner of the worlds largest jackpot
Illinois Lottery Supt. Michael Jones (L) help Merle and Patricia Butler unveil their winnings from the Mega Millions Quick Pick during a press conference in Red Bud, Illinois on April 18, 2012. Butler, a retired computer analyist from Red Bud, bought the ticket at a Moto Mart convience store will split the worlds largest jackpot ($656 million) with unidentified people from Kansas and Maryland. UPI/Bill Greenblatt
Merle and Patricia Butler of Red Bud Illinois come forward as the third winner of the worlds largest jackpot
Merle and Patricia Butler of Red Bud Illinois come forward as the third winner of the worlds largest jackpot
Merle Butler laughs with reporters as he talks about his winning Mega Millions Quick Pick ticket that netted him nearly $158 million during a press conference in Red Bud, Illinois on April 18, 2012. Butler, a retired computer analyist from Red Bud, bought the ticket at a Moto Mart convience store will split the worlds largest jackpot ($656 million) with unidentified people from Kansas and Maryland. UPI/Bill Greenblatt
Merle and Patricia Butler of Red Bud Illinois come forward as the third winner of the worlds largest jackpot
Merle and Patricia Butler of Red Bud Illinois come forward as the third winner of the worlds largest jackpot
Merle and Patricia Butler talk with reporters after theiir identity was revelaed as winners of the Mega Millions Quick Pick ticket that netted them nearly $158 million in Red Bud, Illinois on April 18, 2012. The Butlers bought the ticket at a Moto Mart convience store and will split the worlds largest jackpot ($656 million) with unidentified people from Kansas and Maryland. UPI/Bill Greenblatt
Merle and Patricia Butler of Red Bud Illinois come forward as the third winner of the worlds largest jackpot
Merle and Patricia Butler of Red Bud Illinois come forward as the third winner of the worlds largest jackpot
The Moto Mart Convience Store where Merle Butler purchased his Mega Millions Quick Pick ticket that netted him nearly $158 million in Red Bud, Illinois on April 18, 2012. Butler, a retired computer analyist from Red Bud, will split the worlds largest jackpot ($656 million) with unidentified people from Kansas and Maryland. UPI/Bill Greenblatt
UPI/Bill Greenblatt
Merle and Patricia Butler of Red Bud Illinois comes forward as the third winner of the worlds largest jackpot
Illinois Lottery Supt. Michael Jones shows off the winning Mega Millions Quick Pick ticket that netted Merle Butler nearly $158 million during a press conference in Red Bud, Illinois on April 18, 2012. Butler, a retired computer analyist from Red Bud, bought the ticket at a Moto Mart convience store will split the worlds largest jackpot ($656 million) with unidentified people from Kansas and Maryland. UPI/Bill Greenblatt
UPI/Bill Greenblatt
Merle and Patricia Butler of Red Bud Illinois comes forward as the third winner of the worlds largest jackpot
Merle and Patricia Butler of Red Bud Illinois comes forward as the third winner of the worlds largest jackpot
Merle Butler shows off his winning Mega Millions Quick Pick ticket that netted him nearly $158 million during a press conference in Red Bud, Illinois on April 18, 2012. Butler, a retired computer analyist from Red Bud, bought the ticket at a Moto Mart convience store will split the worlds largest jackpot ($656 million) with unidentified people from Kansas and Maryland. UPI/Bill Greenblatt
Merle and Patricia Butler of Red Bud Illinois comes forward as the third winner of the worlds largest jackpot
Merle and Patricia Butler of Red Bud Illinois comes forward as the third winner of the worlds largest jackpot
Merle Butler shows off his winning Mega Millions Quick Pick ticket that netted him nearly $158 million during a press conference in Red Bud, Illinois on April 18, 2012. Butler, a retired computer analyist from Red Bud, bought the ticket at a Moto Mart convience store will split the worlds largest jackpot ($656 million) with unidentified people from Kansas and Maryland. UPI/Bill Greenblatt
Merle and Patricia Butler of Red Bud Illinois comes forward as the third winner of the worlds largest jackpot
Merle and Patricia Butler of Red Bud Illinois comes forward as the third winner of the worlds largest jackpot
Merle Butler and his wife Patricia get a look at an oversized check of their winnings in the Mega Millions Quick Pick during a press conference in Red Bud, Illinois on April 18, 2012. Butler, a retired computer analyist from Red Bud, bought the ticket at a Moto Mart convience store will split the worlds largest jackpot ($656 million) with unidentified people from Kansas and Maryland. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

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