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Myth: Nobody Wins the Lottery.

Fact: The California Lottery pays out tens of millions of dollars in prizes every week. 

PRESS RELEASES

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, 2014

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May 5, 2014

Simple Question As Man Claims Powerball® Ticket Sold in La Habra Worth $442,000!

SACRAMENTO – “Holy mackerel, I got a lot of money,” is what Blaise Albamonte said he thought to himself right after discovering his ticket matched five of six winning numbers in the Powerball draw on April 30. The next words that came to... Read more »

Southern California | Winners Stories

May 1, 2014

La Mesa Player Wins $3.25 Million On Newest Scratchers® Game!

SACRAMENTO – Kevin Boson has a method to playing California Lottery Scratchers tickets. “I go to all different stores when I buy tickets,” the retired truck driver told the California Lottery. That ap... Read more »

Southern California | Winners Stories

May 1, 2014

La Habra Powerball® Ticket Worth $442,000!

SACRAMENTO – One La Habra California Lottery player woke up a big winner this morning. That is a because a ticket purchased there for last night’s draw matched five of six winning Powerball numbers and is worth $442,609! The winning... Read more »

Southern California | Media Advisories and Events

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