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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
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April 2, 2014

Bay Area Co-Workers Claim $2 Million Powerball® Prize

Two Workers at Local School District Pool $4 and Walk Away Splitting $2,198,310 SACRAMENTO – Jorge Prado recalls his friend and co-worker Mohammad Islam always reassuring him whenever Mohammad went to buy their Califor...

Northern California | Winners Stories

April 1, 2014

WINNER CLAIMS $425.3 MILLION POWERBALL® TICKET SOLD IN MILPITAS!

SACRAMENTO – After waiting nearly a month and a half, we finally have a winner! No, this isn’t an April Fools’ Day joke, but B. Raymond Buxton does have quite the sense of humor. He purposely chose to...

Northern California | Winners Stories

April 1, 2014

$283,000 Fantasy 5 Ticket from Ventura Claimed

SACRAMENTO – Donald Covarrubias is a regular kind of guy and follows a regular routine. He goes to work every day, but usually stops at a local store to get a soda on the way, and sometimes buys Lottery tickets there too. But this time, h...

Southern California | Winners Stories

March 30, 2014

Powerball® Ticket Sold in Lawndale Worth Nearly $800k

Wednesday’s Powerball Jackpot Climbs to $60 Million SACRAMENTO – For the second night in a row, a lottery ticket sold in Southern California was just one number away from hitting a multi-million dollar jackpot. This tim...

Southern California | Media Advisories and Events

March 29, 2014

Burbank Ticket Just One Number Away From Jackpot Lucky Mega Millions® Ticket is Worth Over $300,000

SACRAMENTO – No one hit last night’s $15 million Mega Millions jackpot, but one lucky ticket sold in Southern California will still be cashing in big. The ticket, which was sold in Burbank, successfully matched five out of six numbers and...

Southern California | Media Advisories and Events

March 28, 2014

Unlucky Orange County Man Experiences Thrill of Lottery Victory!

SACRAMENTO – Wait until you hear how a road trip paid off for an Orange County man. Everett Lamkin says he felt lucky, which is why he was meeting a friend at a casino. “I went down. I had a feeling I was gonna win,” Lamkin said. But befo...

Southern California | Winners Stories

March 27, 2014

Steak and Lobster on the Menu for Yuba County Truck Driver After Surprising $650,000 Scratchers® Win

SACRAMENTO – Dinner is suddenly more delicious for Timothy McDaniel after the Marysville man joked it will be steak and lobster six days a week! (Which raises the question: What’s for dinner on the se...

Northern California | Winners Stories

March 27, 2014

Maybe one of the Luckiest Cartons of Milk Ever Purchased Leads to $1.3 Million Scratchers® Win in L.A. County!

SACRAMENTO – You have to need milk pretty badly if you’re heading out in the middle of the night to grab a half gallon at 1 a.m.! So while Melissa Garcia was getting ready to pay at the San Gabriel Va...

Southern California | Winners Stories

March 27, 2014

Fate Leads 22-Year-Old to $3.25 Million Win in Orange

SACRAMENTO – If Simon Thammavongsa didn’t believe in fate before, he sure does now. A couple of weeks ago he was down on his luck and had to move in with a relative. But the 22-year-old believes the chain of events that followed led him t...

Southern California | Winners Stories

March 27, 2014

$280,000 Fantasy 5 Ticket Sold in Ventura

SACRAMENTO – A lucky California Lottery player is waking up $283,236 richer after successfully matching all five numbers in last night’s Fantasy 5 draw. The winning ticket was sold at Kwiki Mart, which is located at 893 E. Thompson B...

Southern California | Winners Stories

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