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SuperLotto Plus Draw Closes In:

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February 26, 2005

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SACRAMENTO, February 26, 2005 -- The Mega Millions jackpot for Tuesday, March 1, 2005 has soared to $112 million. “California players will soon be part of the excitement by playing for MEGA jackpots,” said Lottery Interim Director Chon Gutierrez....

Lottery Performance

February 19, 2005

Actor Armin Shimerman Presented “Heroes in Education” Award to Santa Clara Volunteer

SACRAMENTO – On February 19, 2005, Tom Goodson, a volunteer from Santa Clara, was presented with the California Lottery's “Heroes in Education” award on “The Big Spin®” show. For 38 years, Goodson has been volunteering at Pomeroy Element...

Northern California | Supporting Education

February 19, 2005

Contestants Win a Total of $130,500 on “The Big Spin®” Show

SACRAMENTO – Contestants from across the state won a total of $130,500 during this weekend’s “The Big Spin®” show. From the “Aces High” round, David Espinoza, a senior agricultural specialist from Ontario, won the right to spin “The Big Spin” wh...

Winners Stories

February 12, 2005

Assembly member Sharon Runner Presents “Exceptional Educator” Award to Lancaster Teacher

SACRAMENTO – “The Big Spin®” show aired Saturday, February 12, 2005 and featured Jamie Goodreau of Lancaster who received the Lottery’s “Exceptional Educator” award from Assemblymember Sharon Runner of Lancaster. Jamie Goodreau is an outstanding...

Southern California | Supporting Education

February 12, 2005

Contestants Win a Total of $297,500 on “The Big Spin®” Show

SACRAMENTO – Contestants from across the state won a total of $297,500 during this weekend’s “The Big Spin®” show. From the “Aces High” round, Felix Luna, a tire technician from Modesto, won the right to spin “The Big Spin” wheel. Luna bought hi...

Winners Stories

February 8, 2005

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Sacramento, February 8, 2005 – Today the California Lottery Commission approved the California Lottery entering a multi-state lottery game and selected the multi-state lottery game known as Mega Millions. The Commission voted 3-0 to approve joini...

Lottery Performance

February 8, 2005

MEGA MILLONS VIENE A CALIFORNIA

Sacramento, el 8 de febrero de 2005 – Hoy la Comisión de la Lotería de California aprobó que la Lotería Estatal entre en un juego de lotería multi-estado. La Comisión votó 3-0 al favor de la unión de la Lotería de California con Mega Millons. “Hoy l...

February 5, 2005

Assembly member Bill Maze Presents Lottery’s “Funds At Work” Award to Tulare Union High School

SACRAMENTO – “The Big Spin®” show, airing this Saturday, February 5, 2005, will feature Assemblymember Bill Maze who will present the Lottery’s “Funds at Work” Award to Tulare Union High School. Despite budget cuts and modest economic recovery,...

Supporting Education

February 5, 2005

Contestants Win a Total of $165,500 on “The Big Spin®” Show

The first player at the “Fantasy 5 Dream Machine” was Thomas “Tom” Luzenski, a retiree from San Jose, who was ecstatic to win $65,000. Luzenski, who buys his tickets at Century Gift Gate in San Jose, said, “I’m going to go on vacation to Australi...

Winners Stories

February 4, 2005

LOTTERY COMMISSION TO HOLD MEETING IN SACRAMENTO Lottery Director to Recommend California Joining Powerball or Mega Millions

SACRAMENTO, February 4, 2005 -- The California State Lottery Commission will hold a public meeting at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 8, 2005, at the California Lottery Headquarters Building located at 600 North 10th Street in Sacramento, Califor...

Northern California | Media Advisories and Events

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