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April 29, 2005

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SACRAMENTO – California Lottery players were excited to win a total of $352,500 on “The Big Spin®” show that aired Saturday, April 30, 2005. Opening the show was Carl Cantrell, a radiology technician from Reseda, who was one of three contestants...

Winners Stories

April 29, 2005

SUPERLotto PLUS JACKPOT ROLLS TO $40 MILLION

SACRAMENTO, April 29, 2005 -- Lottery officials announced the SuperLotto Plus jackpot for Saturday night’s draw at $40 million. “It’s time for Spring cleaning,” said Chon Gutierrez, Acting Director for the California State Lottery. “So if you fin...

Lottery Performance

April 23, 2005

Contestants Win a Total of $255,000 on “The Big Spin®” Show

SACRAMENTO – Twenty-one California Lottery players from across the state combined their luck to win $255,000 on “The Big Spin®” show that aired Saturday, April 23, 2005. The sole “Fantasy 5 Dream Machine” player was Patricia Mochel, a retiree fr...

Winners Stories

April 16, 2005

Actor Mark Hamill Presented “Heroes in Education” Award to Group Volunteers

SACRAMENTO – On April 16, 2005, The National Visiting Teachers Association, a group of retired schoolteachers and administrators from Sacramento, were presented with the California Lottery's “Heroes in Education” award on “The Big Spin®” show. F...

Northern California | Supporting Education

April 16, 2005

Contestants Win a Total of $97,500 on “The Big Spin®” Show

SACRAMENTO – Contestants from across the state won a total of $97,500 during this weekend’s “The Big Spin®” show. Fahim Boktor, a cashier from Panorama City purchased a Big Spin Scratchers® ticket at Dawud’s Mobil in Sepulveda and uncovered Spin...

Winners Stories

April 12, 2005

Lottery Commission Unanimously Approves Mega Millions Game Rules And Regulations Paving Way For Launch

SACRAMENTO (CA) – April 12, 2005 – The California Lottery Commission today moved the Lottery one step closer to launching the multi-state Mega Millions lotto game in California by approving the game’s rules and regulations during a Lottery Commis...

Lottery Performance

April 9, 2005

Assemblymember Mark Leno Presents “Exceptional Educator” Award to San Francisco Teacher

SACRAMENTO – “The Big Spin®” show aired Saturday, April 9, 2005 and featured Lydia Stack of San Francisco who received the Lottery’s “Exceptional Educator” award from Assemblymember Mark Leno of San Francisco. A veteran teacher of 33 years, Lydi...

Northern California | Supporting Education

April 9, 2005

Contestants Win a Total of $247,500 on “The Big Spin®” Show

SACRAMENTO – Contestants from across the state won a total of $247,500 during this weekend’s “The Big Spin®” show. The first player at the “Fantasy 5 Dream Machine” was Harold Ramsey, a retiree from Hemet, who assigned his sister-in-law, Nancy D...

Winners Stories

April 7, 2005

LOTTERY COMMISSION TO HOLD MEETING IN SACRAMENTO

SACRAMENTO, April 7, 2005 -- The California State Lottery Commission will hold a public meeting at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, April 12, 2005, at the California Lottery Headquarters Building located at 600 North 10th Street in Sacramento, California. M...

Northern California | Media Advisories and Events

April 4, 2005

Dreamers Check Your SuperLotto Plus® Tickets For Second Largest Prize Sold in Los Angeles County

SACRAMENTO, April 4, 2005 – Lottery officials announced that one ticket won last Saturday’s $72 million SuperLotto Plus jackpot. “Check your wallets and your purses, take a close look at your tickets, " advised Acting Lottery Director Chon Gutier...

Southern California | Winners Stories

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