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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...

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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...

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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

June 29, 2005

MEGA Millions Jackpot Rolls -- Californians Still Win Big!

Two Lucky Californians Win More Than $500,000 in Second Tier Prizes SACRAMENTO, June 29, 2005 — California’s newest game kicked-off last Wednesday when MEGA Millions fever swept the state. On June 22, 2005, California became the twelfth s...

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June 25, 2005

Contestants Win a Total of $357,500 on “The Big Spin®” Show

SACRAMENTO – California Lottery players were excited to win a total of $357,500 on “The Big Spin®” show that aired Saturday, June 25, 2005. Opening the show was Ricardo Benitez, a warehouse worker from San Diego who spun the wheel to win...

Winners Stories

June 24, 2005

LOTTERY COMMISSION TO HOLD MEETING IN SACRAMENTO

SACRAMENTO – The California State Lottery will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, June 29, 2005 at 10 a.m. at Lottery Headquarters located at 600 North 10th Street, Sacramento, California. Members of the public are invited to attend. Persons n...

Northern California | Media Advisories and Events

June 23, 2005

AMERICAN IDOL CARRIE UNDERWOOD STARS IN CALIFORNIA LOTTERY’S PREMIERE OF MEGA MILLIONS -- Watch it on TV!!! --

California Joins Nation’s Largest Lottery Game as the 12th State and Hosts Live Draw Event at Paramount Studios June 24. WHAT: Carrie Underwood, the newest American Idol, will help the California Lottery roll out the red carpet for MEGA...

Southern California | Media Advisories and Events

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