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Myth: Nobody Wins the Lottery.

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


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!

October, 2012

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October 3, 2012

$1,000,000 Fortune for Huntington Park Winner

SACRAMENTO – California has its newest millionaire courtesy of the Lottery’s newest $10 Scratchers® game. Candelaria Burgueno walked into the Lottery’s Santa Fe Springs District Office holding a $1,000,000 Fortune Scratchers ticket worth... Read more »

Southern California | Winners Stories

October 3, 2012

MEGA Millions® Ticket Sold in Lemoore Worth More Than $182,000

SACRAMENTO – There was one ticket sold in Lemoore for last night’s MEGA Millions draw that is worth $182,696. The retailer who sold the winning ticket is Save Mart, which is located at 105 West Hanford Armona Road in Lemoore (Kings C... Read more »

Media Advisories and Events

October 2, 2012

Lake County Retiree Comes Forward to Claim $14 Million SuperLotto Plus® Prize

SACRAMENTO – Antonio Velasquez lives in a quaint community. It’s the kind of community where everyone knows each other’s names, even the Postman’s name…or the Postmaster’s name. So it’s no wonder that... Read more »

Northern California | Winners Stories

October 1, 2012

News Conference to Introduce $14 Million SuperLotto Plus® Winner!

SACRAMENTO – This is to alert you that one of the two winners from the SuperLotto Plus draw from last weekend has come forward to claim their prize.  The winner has agreed to a news conference to be held shortly (see details below).... Read more »

Northern California | Media Advisories and Events

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