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April 24, 2013

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April, 2013 | Media Advisories and Events | Southern California

Two MEGA Millions® Tickets Bought in Southern California Worth $219,000 Each!


SACRAMENTO – Two MEGA Millions tickets sold in Southern California were just one number away from hitting last night’s $92 million MEGA Millions jackpot. However, the lucky tickets correctly matched five out of six numbers and are worth $219,711 each.

Those winning tickets were sold at Michael’s Market & Liquor, which is located at 37935 47th Street East in Palmdale (Los Angeles County), and the 99 Ranch Market located at 15333 Culver Drive in Irvine (Orange County). Those two tickets successfully matched the numbers 21-50-22-9-32, missing only the Mega number of 10.

No one matched all six numbers in last night’s draw, so Friday’s MEGA Millions jackpot is an estimated $103 million. The estimated cash value of the jackpot is $77 million.

The California Lottery reminds winners to sign the back of their ticket, keep tickets in a safe place and contact Lottery officials or visit their local Lottery District Office as soon as possible. Winners have 180 days from the date of the draw to claim prizes.

MEGA Millions is a multistate game, played in California and 43 other jurisdictions (41 states plus the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands). Players pick five numbers from 1 to 56 plus a Mega number from 1 to 46. Draw times are Tuesdays and Fridays at 8:00 p.m. PST. Tickets are $1 and can be purchased from any of the more than 21,000 California Lottery retailers. Please visit the California Lottery’s MEGA Millions site for more information. 

And remember, checking the daily draw results is easier than ever. All past and current Lottery draw results can be obtained for FREE by dialing 1-800-LOTTERY and selecting option 1, or via our website at

The mission of the California Lottery is to provide supplemental funding to California schools while simultaneously supporting local communities. More than 96 cents of every dollar spent by our players goes back to local communities in the form of contributions to public schools and colleges, prizes and retail compensation. The California Lottery urges its customers to play responsibly and within their budgets. If you feel you have a gambling problem, or know someone who does, you can get help at 1-800-GAMBLER.