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June 11, 2005

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SACRAMENTO – On June 11, 2005, Keri Downs, a volunteer from Hemet, was presented with the California Lottery's “Heroes in Education” award on “The Big Spin®” show. Ms. Downs is a volunteer at both McSweeney Elementary and Diamond Valley...

Southern California | Supporting Education

June 10, 2005

Loyal Lottery Player wins $44 Million SuperLotto® Plus Jackpot!

SACRAMENTO, June 10, 2005 -- California Lottery officials announce that Rolando Gipulan claims his $44 million SuperLotto Plus jackpot prize, today at the Lottery’s Riverside District Office!  He was well accompanied with over a dozen of his...

Southern California | Winners Stories

June 4, 2005

Contestants Win a Total of $237,500 on “The Big Spin®” Show

SACRAMENTO – California Lottery players were excited to win a total of $237,500 on “The Big Spin®” show that aired Saturday, June 4, 2005. Opening the show was Bill Sandusky, a sound technician from Van Nuys, who was one of three contesta...

Winners Stories

June 2, 2005

EVERYTHING’S COMIN’ UP “MEGA” IN CALIFORNIA!

California Makes It an Even Dozen as it joins the Nation’s Largest Lottery Game SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 2, 2005) – What would you do if you won $400,000,000?  Residents of the Golden State could be faced with that decision with the...

Media Advisories and Events

May 28, 2005

Contestants Win a Total of $327,500 on “The Big Spin®” Show

SACRAMENTO – Contestants from across the state won a total of $327,500 during this weekend’s “The Big Spin®” show. Cory Schuessler, a student from Diamond Bar purchased a Big Spin Scratchers® ticket at Party House Liquor in Chino Hills an...

Winners Stories

May 28, 2005

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SACRAMENTO – On May 28, 2005, Adnan Touma, a volunteer from El Cerrito, was presented with the California Lottery's “Heroes in Education” award on “The Big Spin®” show. For 21 years, Touma has been helping at-risk students through poetry...

Northern California | Supporting Education

May 27, 2005

California State Lottery Takes Part in World Famous Jazz Jubilee in Sacramento.

The California State Lottery will join the fun at the opening day festivities of the Jazz Jubilee with the colorful and zany Lotto Balls on parade through Old Sacramento on Friday, May 27, 2005.  A world blend of music, food and even a chanc...

Northern California | Media Advisories and Events

May 21, 2005

Contestants Win a Total of $222,500 on “The Big Spin®” Show

SACRAMENTO – Contestants from across the state won a total of $222,500 during this weekend’s “The Big Spin®” show. The first player at the “Fantasy 5 Dream Machine” was Patrick Saunders, a special education teacher from Cypress, who won $...

Winners Stories

May 20, 2005

LOTTERY COMMISSION TO HOLD MEETING IN SACRAMENTO

SACRAMENTO, May 20, 2005 -- The California State Lottery Commission will hold a public meeting at 10 a.m. on Thursday, May 26, 2005, at the California Lottery Headquarters Building located at 600 North 10th Street in Sacramento, California. Membe...

Northern California | Media Advisories and Events

May 19, 2005

Mystery is Solved! Winner Claims $56 Million SuperLotto® Plus Jackpot!

SACRAMENTO, May 19, 2005 -- California Lottery officials announced that Richard Martinez came into the Santa Fe Springs District Office today to claim his $56 million SuperLotto Plus jackpot! “We are glad the mystery surrounding our $56 million j...

Southern California | Winners Stories

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