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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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Draws take place every Wednesday and Saturday after
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April 17, 2014

Another Millionaire Made in Milpitas!

Scratchers® Player to Live the Lucky Life after winning $1.3 Million Top Prize SACRAMENTO – Two months after a winning $425 million Powerball® ticket was sold in Milpitas, another millionaire has been made in this North...

Northern California | Winners Stories

April 16, 2014

Horses and Dogs and Cats, Oh My! – Animals to Benefit From $1.1 Million Powerball® Win in Hesperia!

SACRAMENTO – Judith Maturo may not be able to talk to animals. However, now she has the Power(ball) to do something those furry creatures will likely appreciate just as much as if she could communicate like Doctor Dolittle! T...

Southern California | Winners Stories

April 16, 2014

$320,000 Mega Millions® Ticket Purchased in Palmdale!

SACRAMENTO – Somebody in the small city of Palmdale woke up a very lucky person today. That’s because they bought a Mega Millions and matched five out of six numbers to win a cool $320,061! The lucky person bought their ticket at Pal...

Southern California | Winners Stories

April 15, 2014

Convenience Store Stop Leads to Big $750,000 Crossword Payday

SACRAMENTO – A last minute after work stop for supplies last Friday evening paid off big time for Jesus Quezada! That’s because the Garden Grove lottery player picked up a $10 20X Crossword Scratchers...

Southern California | Winners Stories

April 15, 2014

Persistence Pays Off as Professional Boxer Scores a Knockout With $1 Million Scratchers® Win in L.A. County!

SACRAMENTO – Professional boxer Damian Wills is not a regular Lottery player by any means. But if pressed he’ll tell you that he loves the new California Black Exclusive Scratchers ticket. In fact, he loves it so much he drove to four sto...

Southern California | Winners Stories

April 15, 2014

Swear Jar Money Leads to $1 Million Scratchers® Win in Fresno County!

SACRAMENTO – It’s not every day that paying yourself a fine for a bad habit pays off big time, but for Isaias Herrera that’s exactly what happened! The Riverdale lottery player decided to use the mone...

Winners Stories

April 14, 2014

$30 Million Jackpot Winning Mega Millions® Ticket Purchased in Los Angeles Claimed!

SACRAMENTO – After only a week and a half of waiting Los Angeles’ newest millionaire has finally come forward. Leopoldo Choi verified his winning ticket at the California Lottery’s Van Nuys district office today after he matched all...

Southern California | Winners Stories

April 14, 2014

Expiring Gas Coupon leads to $200,000 Win in Tarzana

SACRAMENTO – It’s funny how life works sometimes – how a small, meaningless decision can change everything. Take Sandra Sugarman, for example. She was about to head home after work when she remembered she had a gas coupon that was about t...

Southern California | Winners Stories

April 13, 2014

Lucky Powerball® Ticket Creates Latest Millionaire in San Bernardino County

SACRAMENTO – Who says you can’t win the lottery living out in the Mojave Desert!? Today is an extra nice Sunday for whoever owns the Powerball ticket that matched five of six numbers during last night’s draw. That’s because that lucky pie...

Southern California | Winners Stories

April 10, 2014

Lottery Winners’ Donation Transforms L.A. County Neighborhood Baseball Field!

Couple to be Recognized During Opening Day Ceremony in Carson SACRAMENTO – “This will be one of my proudest achievements.” April Fernando is talking about the simple winning move she made that is having a dramatic impact on...

Southern California | Media Advisories and Events

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