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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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    Days
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    Hours
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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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    Days
  • 08
    Hours
  • 28
    Minutes

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

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Estimated Cash Value: $24,500,000

SuperLotto Plus Draw Closes In:

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    Days
  • 08
    Hours
  • 28
    Minutes

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

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January 5, 2015

Mystery Winner Still Being Sought in Stockton

SACRAMENTO – It seems hard to believe. It has now been two months since someone got a huge Mega Millions® win in Stockton and this mystery winner has yet to claim the prize! You would think he/she would want to turn the ticket in and get...

Northern California | Winners Stories

January 5, 2015

Scratch and Taste Your Way to the Ultimate Foodie Experience!

Dinner at World Class Restaurant and Napa Valley Resort Stay are Top Prizes SACRAMENTO – Ask any serious foodie and they’ll tell you exactly what the Napa Valley’s The French Laundry is all about. Nope, it’s not a fancy...

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January 2, 2015

A Very Merry Christmas for Riverside County Lottery Player

SACRAMENTO – Kathleen Chavez rarely plays the lottery, so when her son insisted she plop down $10 on a California Black Exclusive Scratchers® ticket, she was a bit hesitant. As a retired accountant on...

Southern California | Winners Stories

January 2, 2015

LA Hairdresser Almost Gave Away Winning $1.3 Million Lottery Ticket to Stranger!

SACRAMENTO – Whew! That was a close call! Ligia Dennis, a 26-year-old hairdresser from Los Angeles, was waiting for a load of clothes to finish washing at the Laundromat. She decided to walk down the...

Southern California | Winners Stories

December 29, 2014

$2.6 Million Powerball® Ticket Sold in West Sacramento Remains Unclaimed

SACRAMENTO – It’s now been two months since a winning Powerball ticket, worth $2,643,793, was sold in West Sacramento and the winner still hasn’t come forward. There could be a million different reasons why this lucky player has not yet c...

Northern California | Winners Stories

December 29, 2014

Double Powerball® Wins in San Diego County!

Owners of Two Winning Tickets Will Split $784,232 After Nearly Hitting Jackpot SACRAMENTO – While a number of San Diegans may be spending this weekend gathering holiday gift receipts and heading to the mall for returns,...

Southern California | Winners Stories

December 24, 2014

August Scratchers® Win Leads To $3.25 Million Christmas Eve Gift!

SACRAMENTO – Think back to what you were doing at the beginning of August. For most people that would be hard to remember, but for Hagog Hayrapetyan, August 8 was typical except for one thing. The sales rep was getting gas and a $5 Califo...

Southern California | Winners Stories

December 23, 2014

Man Hopes to Paint Quite a Future With Lottery Win

SACRAMENTO – His story begins like this – “I was happy. I couldn’t believe it,” Teodoro Medina Andino said about the moment he discovered his big lottery win. “I was outside, in the parking lot.” More specifically, it was the parking lot...

Southern California | Winners Stories

December 21, 2014

$24 Million SuperLotto Plus® Jackpot-Winning Ticket Sold in Arcadia!

SACRAMENTO – With just four shopping days left until Christmas, someone in Southern California is about to have a lot more spending cash. A SuperLotto Plus ticket sold in Arcadia hit the jackpot last night and is now worth $24 million....

Southern California | Media Advisories and Events

December 18, 2014

Lucky Powerball® Ticket Sold in Orange County Wins $1 Million Prize!

SACRAMENTO – While many of us are busy counting down how many shopping days are left until the big day next week – whoever bought California’s only million dollar-winning ticket from last night’s Powerball draw suddenly has much more purc...

Southern California | Media Advisories and Events

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