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POWERBALL Draw Closes In:

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Draws take place every Wednesday and Saturday after
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MEGA Millions Draw Closes In:

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Draws take place every Tuesday and Friday after
draw entry closes at 7:45 p.m.

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SuperLotto Plus Draw Closes In:

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January 17, 2018

The Wins Keep Coming for Los Angeles County

SACRAMENTO – Rosa Vargas and her husband just hit it big on the $10 MILLION DAZZLER Scratchers®. Although they didn’t win the game’s top prize, they’ll still walk away with a cool $750,000! The lucky couple is no stranger to winning big,...

Southern California

January 16, 2018

Inland Empire Man Takes Dog for Walk – High Tails it Home as California’s Latest Instant Millionaire!

SACRAMENTO – Armando Perez says he mind is usually “going 100 miles per hour” when he gets home from work. So, to help him relax, he likes taking his dog for a walk to the nearby market to get something to drink and sometimes buy a Califo...

Southern California

January 11, 2018

New California Lottery Player Wins $1 Million at Sacramento Café After Only Four Months of Trying!

SACRAMENTO – Thanh Cong Dang loves his coffee, but has never been much of a California Lottery player. Then he remembered his brother won $1,000 investing only $10 on a California Black Premium Scratchers® ticket. He decided to try his lu...

Northern California

January 10, 2018

Pair of Lucky California Lottery Scratchers® Winners Basking in Glow of Newfound Wealth!

SACRAMENTO – Baixin Zhang works at a Southern California restaurant and can’t help but notice quite a few of his customers enjoy playing California Lottery Scratchers while they sit and enjoy their meals. Zhang, who does not speak E...

Southern California

January 8, 2018

$1.8 Million Mega Millions® Win in Daly City!

SACRAMENTO – A California Lottery player was just one number away from splitting Friday’s $450 million Mega Millions jackpot with a winner in Florida. But, the California player is still walking away a winner – a big $1,860,934 winner!...

Northern California

January 5, 2018

MEDIA ADVISORY: More Than $1 Billion in Jackpot Prize Money Up for Grabs This Weekend!

SACRAMENTO –  Are we traveling down the road to a historical pair of billion-dollar jackpots? Well, we’re certainly headed in the right direction! Due to higher than expected Mega Millions sales, the jackpot for tonight’s Mega Millio...

January 4, 2018

$3.2 Million Powerball® Ticket Sold in Ontario

SACRAMENTO – Someone in Southern California is waking up a multi-millionaire after matching only five of six numbers in last night’s Powerball draw for a win of $3,264,394! Not a bad prize for missing the all-important Powerball number, b...

Southern California

January 3, 2018

Urgent Tonight's Powerball® Jackpot Increases Again!

SACRAMENTO – As if the Powerball jackpot frenzy couldn’t get any better, the jackpot amount for this evening’s draw just went even higher. It climbed another $20 million this morning and is now worth an estimated $460 million! Let’s...

January 2, 2018

2018 Begins with $812 Million Available in Jackpots

SACRAMENTO – What better way to start off the new year than with $812 million up for grabs across three draw games! That includes a $361 million Mega Millions® draw tonight! The Mega Millions jackpot, which has not been hit since Oc...

December 29, 2017

$700 Million in Jackpots Up For Grabs This Weekend!

SACRAMENTO – The California Lottery is closing out 2017 with a bang! That’s because both the Mega Millions® and Powerball® jackpots continue to roll and have now each soared over the $300 million mark. This is only the second time in lott...

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