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POWERBALL Draw Closes In:

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MEGA Millions Draw Closes In:

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Draws take place every Tuesday and Friday after
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SuperLotto Plus Draw Closes In:

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July 19, 2005

SPLURGE A LITTLE: WITH $145 MILLION UP FOR GRABS -- 5 PRIVATE ISLANDS IN THE BAHAMAS COULD SOON BE YOURS!

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Lottery players have just hours to buy their MEGA Millions tickets for a chance at $145 million.  Imagine what you can buy with $145 million… Both Oprah Winfrey’s Santa Barbara estate and Jerry Seinfeld’s house in the H...

Lottery Performance

July 16, 2005

Contestants Win a Total of $352,500 on “The Big Spin®” Show

SACRAMENTO – California Lottery players were excited to win a total of $352,500 on “The Big Spin®” show that aired Saturday, July 16, 2005. Martin Rowland a truck driver from Stockton was one of three contestants on this week’s show to play “Fan...

Winners Stories

July 16, 2005

MEGA MILLIONS EXPLODES TO $145 MILLION - LARGEST JACKPOT IN THE NATION!

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Lottery officials announce that the MEGA Millions jackpot for Tuesday night’s draw has rolled to $145 million!  “This is the third largest lotto jackpot made available to players in the Lottery’s 20-year history,” said C...

Lottery Performance

July 13, 2005

ROLLING, ROLLING, ROLLING - MEGA MILLIONS JACKPOT CARRIES OVER - NOW UP TO $122 MILLION

No mega-winner means heightened anticipation for Friday’s draw SACRAMENTO, Calif., (July 13, 2005) – Making good on its promise to Californians in just three weeks, MEGA Millions’ jackpot explodes to a level that other California lo...

Lottery Performance

July 12, 2005

MEGA Millions gives Californians 100 million reasons to buy a ticket.

WHAT: 100 MILLION DOLLARS, that’s what! MEGA Millions is known for huge jackpots and mega-sized prizes. In less than three weeks, the multi-state lottery game has already put its money where its mouth is. The jackpot for tonight’s draw is esti...

Media Advisories and Events

July 9, 2005

Contestants Win a Total of $142,500 on “The Big Spin®” Show

SACRAMENTO - Contestants from across the state won a total of $142,500 during this weekend's "The Big Spin®" show. The sole "Fantasy 5 Dream Machine" player was David Kellum, an entomologist from Oceanside, who was happy to win $70,000. Kellum,...

Winners Stories

July 9, 2005

MEGA Millions Jackpot is Burning at $100,000,000!

SACRAMENTO, July 9, 2005 - It's getting hotter and bigger by the day in California as MEGA Millions fever sweeps the state with a whopping $100,000,000 up for grabs! No one matched Friday's MEGA Millions numbers of 9, 23, 45, 48, 50 and MEGA 3. T...

Winners Stories

July 9, 2005

Movie Director Anson Williams Presents “Heroes in Education” Award to Los Angeles Volunteer

SACRAMENTO – On July 9, 2005, Mary Smith, a volunteer from Los Angeles, was presented with the California Lottery's “Heroes in Education” award on “The Big Spin®” show. Ms. Smith is a volunteer at Beethoven Elementary School in Los Angeles...

Southern California | Supporting Education

July 6, 2005

LOTTERY RECOGNIZES SAN DIEGO BUSINESS WITH RETAILER OF THE MONTH AWARD

WHAT:                                     Ceremony being h...

Southern California | Media Advisories and Events

July 2, 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 Sean Moline, a supervisor from Los Angeles, who won $60,000.  “I...

Southern California | Winners Stories

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