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POWERBALL Draw Closes In:

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MEGA Millions Draw Closes In:

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SuperLotto Plus Draw Closes In:

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January 17, 2017

$1 Million Vista Powerball® Ticket Claimed!

SACRAMENTO – Theresa Mitchell is California’s newest millionaire! She won $1,098,095 after matching five of six numbers in a Powerball draw last month. Mitchell purchased her winning ticket at the 7-Eleven located at 900 N. S...

Southern California | Winners Stories

January 17, 2017

Woman Wins $1 Million in Van Nuys!

SACRAMENTO – A new year and a new ticket proved to be the lucky combination for a California Lottery player. Michele Cimmarusti won $1 million on a Million Dollar Multiplier Scratchers®! That was a fast win because this $10 ticket...

Southern California | Winners Stories

January 6, 2017

Lucky Circumstances Lead to Big Win on Ticket

SACRAMENTO – The new year is already starting out right for one family. Jerry and Gina Villa won $750,000 on a $10 Mystery Crossword Scratchers® that was sold in the Central Valley. The couple detailed a list o...

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January 5, 2017

Million Dollar Win on Ticket Sold in Los Angeles County!

SACRAMENTO – Many people dream of someday striking it rich. Well, it happened to a man who purchased a California Lottery ticket at a bookstore in Monterey Park (Los Angeles County). Minh Lam declined to share many details a...

Southern California | Winners Stories

December 30, 2016

$1.8 Million Mega Millions® Ticket Sold in Hercules Claimed!

SACRAMENTO – Kiran Singh is having some end-of-year luck. That’s because Singh won $1,838,969 by matching five of six numbers for the Mega Millions draw back on December 6. While Singh didn’t want to talk about the plans for...

Northern California | Winners Stories

December 25, 2016

Record-Breaking Fantasy 5 Top Prize Sold at Los Angeles County Convenience Store!

SACRAMENTO – This will have been a Christmas Eve one lucky California Lottery player won’t soon forget! That’s because whoever purchased a Fantasy 5 ticket at a Huntington Park Circle K matched all five numbers in last night’s draw...

Southern California | Winners Stories

December 23, 2016

$750,000 Scratchers® Ticket Win in Sausalito!

SACRAMENTO – $750,000 right before the holidays sounds great, right? That’s what happened to one lucky California Lottery player this week after playing a $10 Mystery Crossword Scratchers ticket. And as you can imagine, he was pre...

Northern California | Winners Stories

December 23, 2016

$750,000 Scratchers® Ticket Win in Long Beach!

SACRAMENTO – You can bet Rosibel Delcid is going to have a very Merry Christmas. That’s because she recently became the latest California Lottery player to win $750,000 playing our $10 Mystery Crossword Scratchers game. Delcid scored the...

Southern California | Winners Stories

December 22, 2016

$750,000 Scratchers® Ticket Win in Concord!!

SACRAMENTO – Hipolito Chino always dreamt that something great was going to happen to him. His dream recently came to fruition as he became the latest California Lottery player to win $750,000 playing our $10 Mystery Crossword Scr...

Northern California | Winners Stories

December 22, 2016

Unique Father-Daughter Gameplay Leads to $1 Million Scratchers® Win in Ventura County!

SACRAMENTO – As far back as Damaris Vazquez can remember, playing California Lottery Scratchers games with her father Jesus started out as a hobby, and eventually turned into a weekend bonding activity that they...

Southern California | Winners Stories

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