Lottery Jackpot

Shirley Stojack bought a winning $2.5 million Illinois Lottery instant game ticket for her son Daniel as part of a regular arrangement, and now he's using some of the money for a Mother's Day gift. (Credit: Nancy Harty/CBS)

No Fooling: April 1 Lottery Winnings Turn Into Big Mother’s Day Gift

Daniel Stojak won’t have any trouble buying his mom the diamond bracelet she wants for Mother’s Day, thanks to what she already bought for him last month.


A customer buys Mega Millions lottery tickets at Liquorland on March 30, 2012 in Covina, California The Mega Millions jackpot has reached a high of $640 million before the drawing tonight. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Mega Millions Jackpot Hits $291 Million

Tonight’s Mega Millions jackpot could put a lot of presents under the tree.