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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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April 14, 2006

Carlsbad Volunteer Receives "Heroes in Education" Award for Children’s Theater Arts Program

SACRAMENTO - On April 15, 2006, Katherine Gardner, a volunteer from Carlsbad, will be presented with the California State Lottery's "Heroes in Education" award on "The Big Spin®" show. Four years ago, aware that her children’s school cou...

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April 14, 2006

REMEMBER TO BUY YOUR MEGA MILLIONS TICKETS EARLY - Friday’s Jackpot at $220 Million

SACRAMENTO - In light of the largest Lottery jackpot in the United States, California Lottery officials are handing out helpful advice on this Easter weekend to make players’ lives a little easier. "Try your best to plan ahead and buy tickets ear...

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April 13, 2006

With THREE million dollar prizes left, you could be "The Next Millionaire"!!

250 million packages of Peeps marshmallow candy,40 million Godiva chocolate bunnies,or 24 million See’s Rocky Road Chocolate Eggs? SACRAMENTO, Calif.,– It’s your choice if you win Friday’s Mega Millions jackpot of $220 million! “You...

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April 11, 2006

MAKE TAX DAY COUNT IN YOUR FAVOR -- WIN THE MEGA MILLIONS JACKPOT NOW AT $189,000,000

SACRAMENTO – Spring is here and that means tax day is right around the corner.  One way to be sure you won’t have any tax woes is to win the California Lottery’s MEGA Millions jackpot of $189 million! “Tickets only cost $1 and it only takes...

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April 8, 2006

"Dream Machine" Contestant Makes 3rd Appearance on "The Big Spin®" Show

SACRAMENTO - California State Lottery players won a total of $382,500 on "The Big Spin®" show that aired statewide Saturday, April 8, 2006. In this week’s "Fantasy 5 Dream Machine" segment there were three contestants playing for the top...

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March 30, 2006

Camarillo Mystery Lottery Player Identified

SACRAMENTO – The California Lottery announced that the Camarillo mystery winner of $530,858 was identified today. Robert Sehested contacted Lottery officials after watching himself on surveillance video broadcast on the internet and through vario...

Southern California | Winners Stories

March 30, 2006

Mystery Lottery Player Identified

SACRAMENTO - The California Lottery announced that they have identified the individual in the video surveillance tape released yesterday.  The Lottery received more than 50 calls and 1,500 visits to the website from the public trying to help...

Winners Stories

March 30, 2006

PRESS CONFERENCE FOR MYSTERY CAMARILLO WINNER

WHAT: Press conference for the Camarillo winner who won a half million dollar prize playing MEGA Millions on Valentine’s Day. WHEN: March 30, 20063:00 p.m. WHERE: Van Nuys District Office16525 Sherman Way, #C-10Van Nuys, CA 91406 CONTACT P...

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March 29, 2006

Lottery Seeks Possible Winner in Camarillo

SACRAMENTO – California Lottery officials need your help to identify an individual who purchased a winning lottery ticket worth several hundred thousand dollars.  The lottery ticket was purchased sometime in February in the city of Camarillo.  An...

Southern California | Winners Stories

March 25, 2006

Three Contestants Win Big Playing the "Dream Machine"

SACRAMENTO - California State Lottery players won a total of $302,500 on "The Big Spin®" show that aired statewide Saturday, March 25, 2006.  In this week’s Fantasy 5 Dream Machine there were three contestants playing for the top pr...

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