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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:

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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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September 10, 2005

Bakersfield Man Celebrates Winning $1 Million On “The Big Spin®” Show

SACRAMENTO – California Lottery players were excited to win a total of $1,110,000 on “The Big Spin®” show that aired Saturday, September 10, 2005. From the first group of ten contestants to play “Aces High,” Jose Hernandez, a truck driver...

Winners Stories

September 10, 2005

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SACRAMENTO – How would you spend $200 million? The largest jackpot ever available to California State Lottery players hit the $200 million mark when no one matched the MEGA Millions numbers on Friday night. The $200 million jackpot is the largest...

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September 7, 2005

MEGA MILLIONS JACKPOT BREAKS RECORD IN CALIFORNIA AT $172,000,000!

SACRAMENTO – A record-breaking $172 million jackpot for the California State Lottery’s newest lotto game, MEGA Millions, is the highest prize since the game was introduced in June.  This is the second highest ever jackpot offered to Californ...

Lottery Performance

September 3, 2005

Contestants Win a Total of $157,500 on “The Big Spin®” Show

SACRAMENTO – Contestants from throughout California won a total of $157,500 during this weekend’s “The Big Spin®” show that aired Saturday, September 3, 2005. David Calhoun from Corona purchased a Big Spin Scratchers® ticket at King Donut...

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September 3, 2005

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SACRAMENTO –  The jackpot for MEGA Millions, California State Lottery’s newest lotto game, rolls to $150 million, with no player selecting the winning combination of numbers (1, 4, 14, 45, 53, and MEGA Number 33) from Friday night’s draw. H...

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September 2, 2005

YOU CAN BE $131,000,000 RICHER BY TONIGHT ! -- MEGA Millions Draw Tonight at 7:45pm

SACRAMENTO – As the summer comes to an end, the  California State Lottery is in the middle of a MEGA Millions heat wave, with $131 million up for grabs.  “What a perfect way to wrap up the summer than by winning this jackpot,” said Rosa...

Lottery Performance

September 1, 2005

Lottery Launches “Next Millionaire” Scratchers Game

SACRAMENTO -- The California State Lottery launched its newest $5 Scratchers game on Monday, August 29, 2005, which gives away a $1 million cash prize to 15 players instantly. Players can also enter their non-winning tickets into a second chance...

Lottery Performance

August 29, 2005

MEGA MILLIONS JACKPOT ROLLS TO $111,000,000 OFFERING MORE WINNERS, MORE PRIZES

One Ticket Matches 5 Numbers, Wins $717,167 SACRAMENTO – Things are really heating up in California thanks to the MEGA Millions jackpot which rolled to $111 million.  Though the top prize is rolling, one ticket matched 5 numbers from...

Southern California | Winners Stories

August 27, 2005

Contestants Win More Than a Quarter Million Dollars on “The Big Spin®” Show

SACRAMENTO – California Lottery players were excited to win a total of $372,500 on “The Big Spin®” show that aired Saturday, August 27, 2005. Opening the show was James McClendon, a retiree from San Francisco who spun the wheel to win $10...

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August 26, 2005

CALIFORNIA STATE LOTTERY TRANSFERS $276,000,000 - 4TH Quarter Transfer to Lottery Education Fund

SACRAMENTO - The California State Lottery is pleased to announce its 4th quarter transfer of $276,000,000 to the Lottery Education Fund, for fiscal year 2004-2005. This quarter’s transfer culminates a 20-year record for the California State Lottery,...

Supporting Education

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