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June 25, 2013

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June, 2013 | Winners Stories | Southern California

Man Wins Top Prize on $500,000 Riches Scratchers® Ticket


SACRAMENTO – Miguel Hernandez is the latest lucky Californian to win the top prize on one of the California Lottery’s newest Scratchers tickets, $500,000 Riches

The lucky ticket was purchased at Food Circle, which is located at 627 South Euclid Street in La Habra (Orange County).

$500,000 Riches is one of the Lottery’s newest $5 Scratchers tickets, with a top prize of…you guessed it…$500,000.  Just match any of your numbers to any of the five winning numbers and win that prize. Uncover a money bag symbol to automatically win 10 times that prize. Uncover a gold bar symbol and win all 18 prizes automatically!

The winning doesn’t stop there – like all Lottery Scratchers games, $500,000 Riches game comes with second chances to win the top prizes. Just subscribe to our 2nd Chance Program and submit any non-winning $500,000 Riches Scratchers ticket code for a chance to win.

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