Winners don't have the option to be anonymous in New Jersey, officials said.
He described finding out he had the winning ticket late at night.
"For us we believe God has a plan.it's not only life-changing money for me, we want it to be life-changing money for others. Don't be an idiot'".
They checked the numbers "at least 15 times", Wahl said, hugging and crying together over their good fortune, ABC 7 reported. "And I wasn't ready to share with her yet, so I told her, 'Absolutely not, mother'".
Richard Wahl was introduced Friday during a news conference at lottery headquarters.
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Wahl, originally from MI, now lives in New Jersey.
He described his family as humble and said they wanted to help people.
Wahl says he plans to retire.
Wahl said he doesn't usually play Mega Millions but made a decision to buy a ticket after a co-worker convinced him they could retire early if he won.
It sold at a Lukoil Gas Station mini-mart in the city of Riverdale. It's not only life changing money for me but it's life changing for others.
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He declined to talk about his family or go into details about where they might go or if they'd move.
Wahl said for his family's protection he would not reveal his wife's name or confirm if he had children except to say she is from Mexico.
An analysis by The Record and Northjersey.com found that the biggest Mega Millions winners usual take about 12 days to come forward. That is now the eighth-highest win in the game's history.
Mega Millions is played in 44 states and Washington, D.C., and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
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