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April 1, 2004

JACKPOT ADVISORY: SuperLotto Plus Jackpot Rolls to $51 Million - No Fooling!

SACRAMENTO, April 1, 2004 -- Lottery officials announced the SuperLotto Plus jackpot for Saturday night’s draw at $51 million.  “Buy a lottery ticket for a chance at being the lucky player who welcomes Spring being $51 million richer,” said Denn...

Lottery Performance

March 26, 2004

Contestants on “The Big Spin®” Win More Than $300,000

SACRAMENTO – The California Lottery’s “The Big Spin®” show, having aired Saturday, March 27, 2004, made some very happy Californians $322,500 richer.One of these happy players was Tammie Parrot, a chauffeur from Cudahy, who looks forward to...

Winners Stories

March 19, 2004

Assemblymember Cindy Montanez Presents “Exceptional Educator” Award to Pacoima Teacher

SACRAMENTO – “The Big Spin®” show airs this Saturday, March 20, 2004 and features Assemblymember Cindy Montanez who will present the Lottery’s “Exceptional Educator” Award to Shellie Blisten from Pacoima.  A veteran teacher of 25 yea...

Southern California | Supporting Education

March 19, 2004

Hemet Man Wins $1 Million on “The Big Spin®”

SACRAMENTO – California Lottery players from across the state won a total of $1,247,500 on “The Big Spin®” show that aired Saturday, March 20, 2004.Rafael Jaurigue, a landscaper from Hemet won $1 million!  After spinning the largest lot...

Winners Stories

March 12, 2004

Emmy Award-Winning Actress Mariette Hartley Presents “Heroes in Education” Award to Senior Volunteer

SACRAMENTO – Mariette Hartley presented Doug Pearse with the California Lottery's “Hero in Education” award on “The Big Spin®” show. This month’s volunteer hero is an 85 years young resident of Mariposa.  For 14 years, “Grandpa Doug” as the kids...

Winners Stories

March 12, 2004

Gilroy Man Wins $1 Million on “The Big Spin®”

SACRAMENTO – California Lottery players from across the state won a total of $1,117,500 on “The Big Spin®” show that aired Saturday, March 13, 2004.Jose Hernandez, a dentist from Gilroy won $1 million!  After spinning the largest lotter...

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March 11, 2004

$15 MILLION GIVEN TO SCHOOLS FROM UNCLAIMED LOTTERY JACKPOT

SACRAMENTO, March 11, 2004 – California’s public schools will receive more than $15 million in unclaimed lottery winnings as no one stepped forward to claim a $28.5 million SuperLotto Plus jackpot by the California Lottery before the March 8th de...

Supporting Education

March 7, 2004

La Lotería de California Anuncia La Semana de Conocimiento Nacional De Los Problemas Sobre La Jugada

La Lotería de California empieza una campaña estatal el 8 de marzo de 2004 para dar conocimiento sobre los problemas de la jugada y los recursos disponibles para personas que al apostar negativamente afecta su vida.  Este esfuerzo es hecho con c...

March 7, 2004

The California Lottery Announces March 8-14, 2004 as National Problem Gambling Awareness Week

The California Lottery kicks off a statewide campaign March 8, 2004 that raises awareness to problem gambling and the resources available for individuals whose gambling is negatively affecting their lives.  This effort is being done in collabora...

Consumer Protection

March 5, 2004

Contestants on “The Big Spin®” Win More Than $300,000

SACRAMENTO – Fourteen California Lottery players from across the state won a total of $347,500 on “The Big Spin®” show that aired Saturday, March 6, 2004.Joe Bermudez Jr., a painter from San Jose purchased his Big Spin Scratchers® ticket at...

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