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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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April 12, 2005

Lottery Commission Unanimously Approves Mega Millions Game Rules And Regulations Paving Way For Launch

SACRAMENTO (CA) – April 12, 2005 – The California Lottery Commission today moved the Lottery one step closer to launching the multi-state Mega Millions lotto game in California by approving the game’s rules and regulations during a Lottery Commis...

Lottery Performance

April 9, 2005

Assemblymember Mark Leno Presents “Exceptional Educator” Award to San Francisco Teacher

SACRAMENTO – “The Big Spin®” show aired Saturday, April 9, 2005 and featured Lydia Stack of San Francisco who received the Lottery’s “Exceptional Educator” award from Assemblymember Mark Leno of San Francisco. A veteran teacher of 33 years, Lydi...

Northern California | Supporting Education

April 9, 2005

Contestants Win a Total of $247,500 on “The Big Spin®” Show

SACRAMENTO – Contestants from across the state won a total of $247,500 during this weekend’s “The Big Spin®” show. The first player at the “Fantasy 5 Dream Machine” was Harold Ramsey, a retiree from Hemet, who assigned his sister-in-law, Nancy D...

Winners Stories

April 7, 2005

LOTTERY COMMISSION TO HOLD MEETING IN SACRAMENTO

SACRAMENTO, April 7, 2005 -- The California State Lottery Commission will hold a public meeting at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, April 12, 2005, at the California Lottery Headquarters Building located at 600 North 10th Street in Sacramento, California. M...

Northern California | Media Advisories and Events

April 4, 2005

Dreamers Check Your SuperLotto Plus® Tickets For Second Largest Prize Sold in Los Angeles County

SACRAMENTO, April 4, 2005 – Lottery officials announced that one ticket won last Saturday’s $72 million SuperLotto Plus jackpot. “Check your wallets and your purses, take a close look at your tickets, " advised Acting Lottery Director Chon Gutier...

Southern California | Winners Stories

April 4, 2005

Join the Force and collect all 12 Star Wars Scratchers from the California State Lottery

Sacramento—Californians can be the first in the nation to try their luck with the release of the new collectible Star Wars Scratchers™ ticket! In conjunction, with the arrival of the most anticipated theatrical release in history, Star Wars: Epis...

Media Advisories and Events

April 2, 2005

Contestants Win a Total of $175,500 on “The Big Spin®” Show

SACRAMENTO – Contestants from across the state won a total of $175,500 during this weekend’s “The Big Spin®” show. The sole “Fantasy 5 Dream Machine” player was Leigh Platte, a medical science liaison from Topanga, who was happy to win $70,000....

Winners Stories

April 1, 2005

California Dreamers Look Forward to Saturday's $72 Million Jackpot

SACRAMENTO, April 1, 2005 – Lottery officials announced the estimated SuperLotto Plus® jackpot for Saturday night’s draw at $72 million. “Buy your tickets early so you don’t get caught in long lines on Saturday,” advised Acting Lottery Director C...

Lottery Performance

March 24, 2005

SUPERLotto PLUS JACKPOT ROLLS TO $50 MILLION

SACRAMENTO, March 24, 2005 -- Lottery officials announced the SuperLotto Plus jackpot for Saturday night’s draw at $50 million. “Spring has sprung and with it comes a chance at a $50 million SuperLotto Plus jackpot,” said Dennis Sequeira, Califor...

Lottery Performance

March 19, 2005

HERO IN EDUCATION - Charles Brandon

SACRAMENTO – On March 19, 2005, Charles Brandon, a volunteer from Lancaster, was presented with the California Lottery's “Heroes in Education” award on “The Big Spin®” show. For five years, Brandon has been volunteering fulltime at Linda Verde C...

Southern California | Winners Stories

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