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POWERBALL Draw Closes In:

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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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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

April 9, 2014

Daydream Comes True for $650,000 Orange County California Lucky for Life Scratchers® Winner!

SACRAMENTO – Leon Simpson remembers walking around his backyard recently, thinking about all of the home improvements he would love to get done – if only he had the money. “I would visualize having (workers) there getting them done. But I...

Southern California | Winners Stories

April 8, 2014

$200,000 Scratchers® Win for Monterey County Woman!

SACRAMENTO – According to Patricia Lopez, she had never won anything in her life. With a scratch of a ticket that all changed very quickly. Lopez walked into the California Lottery’s East Bay District...

Winners Stories

April 8, 2014

$1 Mega Millions® Ticket Leads to $233,000 Win!

$30 Million Jackpot Ticket Purchased in LA Remains UNCLAIMED SACRAMENTO – It was a weekend Deogracias Pingul will never forget. That’s because the Union City lottery player is $233,000 richer after just spending $1 on a...

Northern California | Winners Stories

April 7, 2014

Words Can’t Describe What Lottery Win Means to Orange County Woman

Scratchers® Ticket Purchased in Fountain Valley Spells Out $750,000 Payday! SACRAMENTO – To say that Michelle De La Cruz has been going through a lot recently is an understatement....

Southern California | Winners Stories

April 4, 2014

Powerball® Winner No April Fool

SACRAMENTO – It was April Fool’s Day when Daniel Rambo stopped to get some coffee at a local convenience store. Before buying his coffee, Rambo stopped and scanned his two Powerball tickets that he purchased for the March 29th draw. Rambo...

Northern California | Winners Stories

April 4, 2014

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

$233,000 Bay Area Ticket Matching Five of Six Numbers Purchased in Union City SACRAMENTO – It was a mega start to the weekend as two lucky California Lottery Mega Millions players are big winners tonight. The bigg...

Southern California | Media Advisories and Events

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

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