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SCAM artists are getting even more creative in trying to rip you off. Several new tricks involve bogus claims that you have won a prize. CA Lottery’s Donna Cordova reveals the con and explains how to avoid falling victim.

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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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Estimated Cash Value: $15,700,000

SuperLotto Plus Draw Closes In:

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Draws take place every Wednesday and Saturday after
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August 20, 2014

Cue the Excitement over $1 Million Lottery Win in Orange County

SACRAMENTO – You’ve heard about people discovering their Lottery win while at home, or sitting in their car outside a convenience store where they just purchased their lucky ticket. Not for Kevin Tran. The 26-year-old was hanging out in a...

Southern California | Winners Stories

August 18, 2014

$7 Million Powerball® Ticket Claimed!

SACRAMENTO – Joseph Rosas did not win the $90 million Powerball jackpot last Saturday night, but he did win a record-setting prize. Rosas won the largest prize for a ticket matching five numbers in California Lottery history for all draw...

Southern California | Winners Stories

August 18, 2014

Play at the Pump Pilot Program Demonstration

SACRAMENTO – This fall, the California Lottery will be launching Play at the Pump, an exciting pilot program at approximately 100-150 existing lottery retail fuel locations in Los Angeles and Sacramento. With just a few quick and easy ste...

Southern California | Media Advisories and Events

August 13, 2014

New Millionaire Plans to Put Mom First

L.A. County Winner Scores Big With Lottery’s Newest $20 Game! SACRAMENTO – What would you do if you won the lottery? It’s a question many Californians have asked themselves, including Jose Aguayo. But for Aguayo it a...

Southern California | Winners Stories

August 12, 2014

Mail Carrier Stops in for a Drink, Comes out $650,000 Richer!

SACRAMENTO – Susan Nichols is a mail carrier in the Sacramento area and after her route, she sometimes stops into a local gas station for a cool drink – especially on a hot day. Back in July, she did just that a...

Northern California | Winners Stories

August 11, 2014

$5 Million Jackpot Winning Ticket Sold In Chino!

SACRAMENTO – What better way to start your week than by winning $5 million?! That’s what Richard Duran did, and he came into the California Lottery’s Santa Fe Springs District Office to claim his $5 Million Jackpot Scratchers® top prize e...

Southern California | Winners Stories

August 9, 2014

$7 Million Powerball® Ticket Sold In Manhattan Beach!

SACRAMENTO – The Powerball jackpot was a cool $90 million tonight, and one lucky California Lottery ticket was just one number away from hitting it. Although the ticket narrowly missed the massive jackpot, whoever purchased it will still...

Southern California | Media Advisories and Events

August 6, 2014

California Lottery Launches Lucky Retailer Site

SACRAMENTO – Feeling lucky? Well, we are, and what better way to prove it than to introduce our new and improved Lucky Retailers site. Here you can easily find Lucky Retailers by entering an address, a city or ZIP Code. With more than 21,...

Lottery Performance

August 5, 2014

$1.1 Million Mega Millions® Ticket Sold in Tulare County Claimed!

SACRAMENTO – Oscar Uvalle didn’t waste any time staking claim to his Mega Millions prize. Monday was the first day Uvalle could claim his prize after Friday night’s Mega Millions draw, and he did just that. Uvalle’s ticket matched five of...

Winners Stories

August 3, 2014

South El Monte Ticket Hits $26 Million SuperLotto Plus® Jackpot

SACRAMENTO – We’re not sure what’s hotter, this August weather or California Lottery players. One day after somebody won $1.1 million by matching five of six Mega Millions® numbers, someone else matched all six SuperLotto Plus numbers to...

Southern California | Media Advisories and Events

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