Quaker Oats Plant Workers Claim $241 Million Jackpot

Quaker Oats Powerball winners
Quaker Oats Powerball winners

By Luke Meredith


DES MOINES, Iowa -- Workers at a Quaker Oats plant claimed their share of the largest lottery prize in Iowa history on Wednesday, sporting bright red T-shirts and traveling into town on a chartered bus before smiling for news cameras as confetti flew during a celebratory news conference.

Then, they demanded privacy.