A shopper cruises through the photo op as Daniel Stojak, 46, and his mother Shirley Stojak, 77, talk about their big lottery win.

A shopper cruises through the photo op as Daniel Stojak, 46, and his mother Shirley Stojak, 77, talk with reporters Thursday, May 8, 2014 at the Jewel Osco, 5667 W. Touhy Ave., in Niles after winning $2.5 million - the Illinois Lottery top prize instant ticket - on a ticket purchased by Shirley for her son at the store.

( Michael Tercha / Chicago Tribune / May 8, 2014 )

A shopper cruises through the photo op as Daniel Stojak, 46, and his mother Shirley Stojak, 77, talk with reporters Thursday, May 8, 2014 at the Jewel Osco, 5667 W. Touhy Ave., in Niles after winning $2.5 million - the Illinois Lottery top prize instant ticket - on a ticket purchased by Shirley for her son at the store.

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