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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
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SuperLotto Plus Draw Closes In:

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July 2, 2004

Contestants on "The Big Spin®" Win More Than $190,000

SACRAMENTO – California Lottery players from across the state won a total of $197,500 on “The Big Spin®” show that aired Saturday, July 3, 2004. Genaro Limon from Los Angeles and Juan Echeverria of Costa Mesa were the two finalists f...

Winners Stories

July 2, 2004

Corbin Bernsen Presented "Heroes in Education" Award to San Diego Volunteer

SACRAMENTO – On July 3, 2004, Corbin Bernsen presented Jeanne Stutzer, a retired music teacher, with the California Lottery's “Heroes in Education” award on “The Big Spin®” show. Ms. Stutzer has always been aware of the positive effects t...

Southern California | Supporting Education

June 25, 2004

Contestants on "The Big Spin®" Win More Than $280,000

SACRAMENTO – Contestants from across the state won a total of $282,500 during this weekend’s “The Big Spin®” show. The first of three players to play the “Fantasy 5 Dream Machine” was Leona LaFleur, a retiree from Los Angeles. ...

Winners Stories

June 25, 2004

Senator Tom Torlakson Presents "Exceptional Educator" Award to Pleasant Hill Teacher

SACRAMENTO - "The Big Spin®" show aired Saturday, June 26, 2004 and featured Melinda Moreno of Pleasant Hill who received the Lottery's "Exceptional Educator" Award from Senator Tom Torlakson.  Ms. Moreno is a professor at Diablo Val...

Northern California | Supporting Education

June 18, 2004

Contestants on “The Big Spin®” Show Win More Than $250,000

SACRAMENTO – Thirteen contestants won a total of $257,500 during this weekend’s “The Big Spin®” show. Salvador Figueroa and Juan Lopez both from Santa Maria were the two finalists in the “Aces High” segment of the show.  In round two, F...

Winners Stories

June 10, 2004

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SACRAMENTO – Twenty-one California Lottery players from across the state combine their luck to win $195,000 on “The Big Spin®” show that aired Saturday, June 12, 2004. The only player to challenge the “Fantasy 5 Dream Machine” was Do...

Winners Stories

June 10, 2004

Assemblymember George Plescia Presents “Exceptional Educator” Award to San Diego Teacher

SACRAMENTO – “The Big Spin®” show aired Saturday, June 12, 2004 and featured Dawn Gamberale of San Diego who received the Lottery’s “Exceptional Educator” Award from Assemblymember George Plescia.  Gamberale is an outstanding teacher...

Southern California | Supporting Education

June 4, 2004

Contestants on "The Big Spin®" Win More Than $380,000

SACRAMENTO – California Lottery players from across the state won a total of $387,500 on “The Big Spin®” show that aired Saturday, June 5, 2004. Ted McLelland, a truck driver from South Lake Tahoe, purchased his Big Spin Scratchers®...

Winners Stories

June 4, 2004

Estelle Harris Presents "Heroes in Education" Award to San Jose Volunteer

SACRAMENTO – On June 5, 2004, Estelle Harris presented Marty Engh, a school volunteer, with the California Lottery's “Heroes in Education” award on “The Big Spin®” show. For over 11 years, Engh has been volunteering at Washington Elementa...

Northern California | Supporting Education

June 2, 2004

California Lottery Announces Third Quarter Education Transfer

Sacramento – The California Lottery announces fiscal year 2003-04 third quarter transfer of $ 281,424,449 to the Lottery Education Fund.  The amount transferred is unaudited and represents fiscal year 2003-04 third quarter figures.  Thi...

Supporting Education

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