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POWERBALL Draw Closes In:

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Draws take place every Wednesday and Saturday after
draw entry closes at 7:00 p.m.

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

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PRESS RELEASES

March, 2017

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March 27, 2017

Tehachapi Lottery Player Misreads Scratchers®, Learns She’s Actually a Multi-Millionaire!

SACRAMENTO – Ramesh Bhambi has only been playing the California Lottery consistently for about a year. So when she scratched her Lucky Streak Scratchers® ticket, you might understand why this novice misread her game and concluded she’d “o... Read more »

Southern California | Winners Stories

March 21, 2017

March Madness After Big Win on Ticket Sold in Los Angeles County!

SACRAMENTO – Everyone is talking about college basketball this month, but one California Lottery player is marching to a different beat. Listen to how Mark Nihem describes the madness following his recent win: “It was like scoring a touch... Read more »

Southern California | Winners Stories

March 15, 2017

Sanger Player Takes Home Big Million Dollar Win!

SACRAMENTO – Richard Torres found luck at a small market in Fresno County! That’s because Torres claimed the $ 1 million top prize on one of the California Lottery’s most popular Scratchers® tickets: Million Dollar Multiplier.... Read more »

Winners Stories

March 15, 2017

$2.1 Million Powerball® Ticket Sold in Long Beach Claimed

SACRAMENTO – Elizabeth Jones is the Golden State’s newest multi-millionaire! That’s because Jones matched five of the six winning numbers (14-20-42-49 and 66) for the Powerball draw back on February 8 to win a whopping $2,120,302. Jones m... Read more »

Southern California | Winners Stories

March 14, 2017

Unique Celebration for Lottery Player After $750,000 Scratchers® Win in Ventura County!

SACRAMENTO – Many people have thought about winning the lottery. And some have even thought about how they would celebrate. But we’re guessing very few would celebrate like Noe Esc... Read more »

Southern California | Winners Stories

March 14, 2017

Son Follows Dad’s Footsteps to Big Win in Visalia!

SACRAMENTO – Hector Pasillas never played the Lottery much. That all changed when his dad won $1,000 on a $10 Mystery Crossword Scratchers® game. “My dad won a thousand dollars six months ago on that Scratcher(s), so I started playing it.... Read more »

Winners Stories

March 10, 2017

Shock and Disbelief as Winners Claim $72 Million SuperLotto Plus® Jackpot

SACRAMENTO – A family has claimed the ticket sold in Hesperia (San Bernardino County) that won a $72 million SuperLotto Plus jackpot. They are a group of five who say they are still in shock and disbelief. “Oh my God. I think we hit... Read more »

Southern California | Winners Stories

March 9, 2017

Baker Buys Scratchers® Ticket, Forgets About it, Gets Home and Wins $555,555!

SACRAMENTO – Son Do was on his way to a birthday party when he bought a California Lottery Scratchers Power 5’s ticket that would change his life.  He bought it, put it in his jacket pocket and off he went to the party.  Do totally forgot... Read more »

Southern California | Winners Stories

March 7, 2017

Lottery Player Strikes Gold in Sonoma County

SACRAMENTO – “When I scratched the ticket, I freaked out, in fact, I almost fainted!”  That’s what Joseph Elahmad said after winning $750,000 on the California Lottery’s $30 California Gold Scratchers®. Elahmad, who admitted he only plays... Read more »

Northern California | Winners Stories

March 3, 2017

California Lottery Joins Problem Gambling Awareness Month Effort

SACRAMENTO – Every year the California Lottery joins other state and national organizations to recognize the month of March as National Problem Gambling Awareness Month (PGAM). The goal is to educate and raise public awareness that proble... Read more »

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