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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:

  • 1
    Days
  • 14
    Hours
  • 32
    Minutes

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:

  • 0
    Days
  • 15
    Hours
  • 17
    Minutes

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:

  • 1
    Days
  • 15
    Hours
  • 17
    Minutes

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

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June 6, 2006

JUDGE RULES IN FAVOR OF MEGA MILLIONS

SACRAMENTO – Lottery officials announced today that the Sacramento Superior Court ruled California’s multi-state MEGA Millions game is legal and authorized to operate in California.  The court further stated that the Lottery Commission is la...

Lottery Performance

June 3, 2006

June Brings Big Bucks to Players on "The Big Spin®"

SACRAMENTO - California State Lottery players won a total of $242,500 on "The Big Spin®" show that aired statewide Saturday, June 3, 2006. Playing the Aces High game this week was Steven Stewart, a pharmacist from North Highlands, who ou...

Winners Stories

May 27, 2006

Richmond Cook Toasts up Big Win!

SACRAMENTO – The month of May ended with a bang as four contestants had big paydays, winning a total of $342,500 on “The Big Spin®” show that aired statewide Saturday, May 27, 2006. Demetrio Villegas, a shipping supervisor from Van Nuys,...

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May 20, 2006

Richmond Cook Toasts up Big Win!

SACRAMENTO - California Lottery players won a total of $337,500 on "The Big Spin®" show that aired statewide Saturday, May 20, 2006. Three contestants took their shot at a top prize of $150,000 on this week’s "Fantasy 5 Dream Machine." H...

Winners Stories

May 17, 2006

LOTTERY PREDICTS RECORD BREAKING SALES

SACRAMENTO - Officials with the California Lottery announced Tuesday that the Lottery is on pace to exceed last year’s sales record of $3.3 billion.   This year, total sales for Lottery products will reach $3.6 billion by the end...

Lottery Performance

May 13, 2006

Dream Houses on the Minds of "The Big Spin®" Winners

SACRAMENTO - California State Lottery players won a total of $157,500 on "The Big Spin®" show that aired statewide Saturday, May 13, 2006. Melanie Fushi, a financial analyst from Sunland, approached the Fantasy 5 Dream Machine with big p...

Winners Stories

May 12, 2006

LOTTERY COMMISSION TO HOLD MEETING IN SACRAMENTO

SACRAMENTO - The California State Lottery Commission will hold a public meeting at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 16, 2006 at the California State Lottery Headquarters Building located at 600 North 10th Street in Sacramento, California. Members of t...

Media Advisories and Events

May 6, 2006

May Brings a Big Pay Day for Contestants on "The Big Spin®"

SACRAMENTO - The month of May began with a bang as California State Lottery players won a total of $260,000 on "The Big Spin®" show that aired statewide Saturday, May 6, 2006. In this week’s Fantasy 5 Dream Machine there was just one con...

Winners Stories

May 5, 2006

CALENDAR NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING -- CALIFORNIA LOTTERY COMMISSION TO HOLD MEETING IN SACRAMENTO

SACRAMENTO -- The California State Lottery Commission will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, May 16, 2006 at 10:00 a.m. at Lottery Headquarters located at 600 North 10th Street, Sacramento, California. Members of the public are invited. Persons...

Media Advisories and Events

April 29, 2006

April Ends on a High Note for Contestants on "The Big Spin®"

 SACRAMENTO - Forget all this month’s rain, California State Lottery players ended April with rays of sunshine and won a total of $172,500 on "The Big Spin®" show that aired statewide Saturday, April 29, 2006.  Sally Amescua fr...

Winners Stories

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