Lottery Winners

Louis Gardner holds his check for $500,000 in Lottery winnings from a ticket he bought at a Westchester gas station. (Credit: Illinois Lottery)

What A Week: Birthday, Wedding, Lottery Win

A couple from the west suburbs had a really big week last week: they celebrated a birthday, their wedding day, and $500,000 in Lottery winnings.


Illinois Lottery Register (Tim Boyle/ Getty Images)

Lotto Jackpot Split Between 9 Winners

Saturday night was a lucky one for nine people throughout Illinois, each of whom matched all six numbers drawn in the Lotto and who will share the $3.75 million jackpot.


Lottery Winners

Downstate Couple Comes Forward As Mega Millions Winners

She giggled for four hours. That’s what an Illinois woman did, after her husband told her they won a share of the record $656 million Mega Millions jackpot.

CBS Chicago–04/18/2012