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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
draw entry closes at 7:45 p.m.

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SuperLotto Plus Draw Closes In:

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Draws take place every Wednesday and Saturday after
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November 14, 2003

Television Legend Ed McMahon Presents "Hero in Education" Award to World War II Veteran

SACRAMENTO -- On this week's "The Big Spin®" Show, television legend, Ed McMahon presented Bob Watson with the California Lottery's "Hero in Education" award. McMahon appeared on television shows such as Bloopers and Practical Jokes and his own l...

Southern California | Supporting Education

November 14, 2003

"The Big Spin®" Show Receives a Hollywood Makeover - "Aces High" The Newest Lottery Game

SACRAMENTO – "The Big Spin®" Show celebrates its 18th anniversary with Hollywood flair! This popular game show is the longest running lottery show in television history, airing continuously since 1985. The show airs every Saturday in 12 televisio...

Media Advisories and Events

November 7, 2003

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SACRAMENTO - "The Big Spin®" Show, airing this Saturday, November 8, 2003, will feature Assemblymember Lois Wolk who will present the Lottery's "Exceptional Educator" Award to Ted Wimberg from Woodland.   17 years ago, Mr. Wimberg joined...

Northern California | Supporting Education

November 7, 2003

Contestants Win a Total of $387,500 on "The Big Spin®" Show

SACRAMENTO -- The California Lottery's "The Big Spin®" Show airs every Saturday in 12 television markets statewide. A total of $387,500 was won by contestants who appeared on the show airing Saturday, November 8, 2003. The contestant that won a...

Winners Stories

October 31, 2003

Contestants Win a Total of $265,000 on "The Big Spin®" Show

SACRAMENTO -- The California Lottery's "The Big Spin®" Show airs every Saturday in 12 television markets statewide. A total of $265,000 was won by contestants who appeared on the show airing Saturday, November 1, 2003. The first contestant to win...

Winners Stories

October 27, 2003

Location Change for Lottery Press Conference

WHAT: Press conference for the second winners of the $99 million jackpot from Wednesday, October 22. The husband and wife team who are small business owners in Santa Clara, came into the California Lottery's office late Friday to claim their...

Northern California | Media Advisories and Events

October 24, 2003

Attorney General Bill Lockyer Presents "Exceptional Educator" Award to Sacramento Teacher

SACRAMENTO - "The Big Spin®" Show, airing this Saturday, October 25, 2003, will feature Attorney General Bill Lockyer who will present the Lottery's "Exceptional Educator" Award to Virginia Avila from Sacramento. Ms. Avila's love of teachin...

Northern California | Supporting Education

October 24, 2003

Contestants Win a Total of $162,500 on "The Big Spin®" Show

SACRAMENTO -- The California Lottery's "The Big Spin®" Show airs every Saturday in 12 television markets statewide. A total of $162,500 was won by contestants who appeared on the show airing Saturday, October 25, 2003. The "Fantasy 5 Dream Machi...

Winners Stories

October 23, 2003

An Aspiring Actress and a Navy Man Win One-Half of the $99 Million SuperLotto Plus Jackpot

WHAT: Press conference for one of the two winners of the $99 million jackpot from last night’s draw. An aspiring actress and her fiancé, a Navy man based in Coronado, came forward today to claim their $49.5 million jackpot prize. WHEN: Octobe...

Southern California | Media Advisories and Events

October 23, 2003

Two Tickets Split $99 Million SuperLotto Plus Jackpot

SACRAMENTO, October 23, 2003 - Two winning tickets matching all six numbers - 6, 9, 17, 29, 32 and Mega Number 12, split last night's jackpot of $99 million. The winning tickets, sold in Santa Clara and Los Angeles are each worth $49.5 million. I...

Winners Stories

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