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In California, if you play and win, your name is public record. We’re taking the mystery out of winning because more and more people are willing to tell their stories, and others are still allowing us to take their memorable and eventful photos.

Why is this important? Seeing real Californians holding that oversized check sends a clear signal: people are winning every day! We also like to showcase our winners because it helps illustrate that we maintain the highest level of integrity in our games, thereby insuring public confidence in the Lottery. Regardless of whether it’s $100 or $100,000, winning happens all the time here at the California Lottery. Say hello to some of the “lucky ones” below!

May, 2010

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May 6, 2010

$20 Million SuperLotto Plus® Ticket Sold in San Jose Yet to be Claimed

SACRAMENTO – The $266 million MEGA Millions® jackpot has already been hit, but somewhere in the San Jose area there’s still $20 million on the loose. The California Lottery is still searching for the SuperLotto Plus jackpot... Read more »

Northern California | Winners Stories

May 6, 2010

Winning Fantasy 5 Ticket Sold in Long Beach Worth $200,000

SACRAMENTO – A California Lottery player who purchased a ticket in Long Beach for last night’s Fantasy 5 draw has 200,000 more reasons to celebrate. That’s because their ticket matched all five numbers and is worth $200,180.... Read more »

Southern California | Winners Stories

May 5, 2010

$266 Million MEGA Millions® Jackpot Ticket Sold in Pico Rivera

SACRAMENTO – California Lottery officials are excited to announce that a player from California matched all six numbers in last night’s MEGA Millions draw. The lucky player – who has not yet stepped forward – is the sole MEGA Millions winner and... Read more »

Winners Stories

May 3, 2010

$266 Million MEGA Millions® Jackpot Up for Grabs Tomorrow Night

SACRAMENTO – The California Lottery is excited to announce that, because no one matched all six numbers in Friday night’s MEGA Millions draw, the jackpot for tomorrow night has grown to an incredible $266 million, making it the eighth largest MEG... Read more »

Lottery Performance

May 1, 2010

Northern Californians Win Big on this Week’s “Make Me a Millionaire”

SACRAMENTO – On this week’s "Make Me a Millionaire," 12 lucky contestants were awarded a total of $184,000 in cash and prizes. Sam Ginsburg, a retiree from Carmel, came up big on this week’s California Cool segment.... Read more »

Winners Stories

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