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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!

December, 2017

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December 8, 2017

Stop Light on Way to LAX Leads to $3 Million Set for Life Scratchers® Win for L.A. Player!

SACRAMENTO – On his way to pick up his daughter at LAX, Gilbert Sandoval stopped to buy $20 worth of gas at a Whittier am/pm. While he was buying the gas, Sandoval decided to also grab a $5 Set for Life Scratchers ticket. Off to the... Read more »

Southern California

December 7, 2017

Not one, but TWO Scratchers® Win $750,000 Each in Santa Clara County!

SACRAMENTO – Look at that headline. Two different California Lottery players are celebrating huge wins on Scratchers purchased at different locations in Santa Clara County. If that’s not... Read more »

Northern California

December 4, 2017

Burbank Fantasy 5 Prize Worth a Half Million Claimed!

SACRAMENTO – The holiday season just got a little brighter for one California Lottery player. Elba Balderas recently won $546,986 playing Fantasy 5 in Burbank. So, how does one reac... Read more »

Southern California

December 1, 2017

Ten Simple Words Net Auto Shop Manager $750,000!

SACRAMENTO – A San Diego County man has a pretty good story to tell after getting a substantial win on a Mystery Crossword Scratchers®. Marco Amador claimed the ticket at the California... Read more »

Southern California

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