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September 17, 2004

Contestants on “The Big Spin®” Show Win More Than $360,000

SACRAMENTO – Contestants from across the state won a total of $362,500 during this weekend’s “The Big Spin®” show. Concetta Burns, an administrator from Pittsburg, purchased her Big Spin Scratchers® ticket at Jackson’s Wines & Sp...

Winners Stories

September 17, 2004

Senator Betty Karnette Presents “Exceptional Educator” Award to Palos Verdes Estates Teacher

SACRAMENTO – “The Big Spin®” show aired Saturday, September 18, 2004 and featured Graham Robertson of Palos Verdes Estates who received the Lottery’s “Exceptional Educator” Award from Senator Betty Karnette.  Robertson is a remarkabl...

Southern California | Supporting Education

September 10, 2004

Contestants on “The Big Spin®” Show Win More Than $180,000

SACRAMENTO – Contestants from across the state won a total of $187,500 during this weekend’s “The Big Spin®” show. The first player at the “Fantasy 5 Dream Machine” was Melanie Comarcho, a stand-up comedian from Hawthorne, who was happy to w...

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September 3, 2004

Contestants on “The Big Spin®” Win More Than $200,000

SACRAMENTO – California Lottery players from across the state won a total of $202,500 on “The Big Spin®” show that aired Saturday, September 4, 2004. Michael Sumners, an emergency medical technician from Santa Ana, was the first cont...

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August 29, 2004

THREE TICKETS SPLIT $100 MILLION SUPERLotto PLUS JACKPOT

SACRAMENTO, August 29, 2004 – Three winning tickets will split last night’s jackpot of $100 million and matched all six numbers – 17, 18, 28, 33, 39, Mega 19. The tickets were sold in Los Altos, Huntington Beach and Sausalito and each ticket is w...

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August 27, 2004

Contestants on “The Big Spin®” Win More Than $190,000

SACRAMENTO – California Lottery players from across the state won a total of $192,500 on “The Big Spin®” show that aired Saturday, August 28, 2004. Linda Martinez, a medical center employee from Bakersfield, purchased her Big Spin Scratchers...

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August 27, 2004

JACKPOT ADVISORY -- GOLDEN OPPORTUNITY TO WIN $99 MILLION

SACRAMENTO, August 27, 2004 -- Lottery officials announced the SuperLotto Plus® jackpot for Saturday, August 28, 2004 edged up to $99 million.  “Sales are phenomenal for Saturday’s jackpot,” said Lottery Interim Director Dennis Sequeira. &nb...

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August 27, 2004

JACKPOT ADVISORY -- SUPERLotto PLUS JACKPOT HITS $97 MILLION

SACRAMENTO, August 27, 2004-- Lottery officials announced the SuperLotto Plus® jackpot for Saturday, August 28, 2004 at $97 million.  “Sales are good and this enabled us to raise the jackpot to $97 million,” said Lottery Interim Director Den...

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August 27, 2004

Keiko Agena Presented "Heroes in Education" Award to San Clemente Volunteer

SACRAMENTO – On August 28, 2004, Keiko Agena presented Norma Molina, a seventeen year-old high school student from San Clemente, with the California Lottery's “Heroes in Education” award on “The Big Spin®” show. Ms. Molina is a Junior at...

Southern California | Supporting Education

August 26, 2004

JACKPOT ADVISORY -- ROLLING UP TO GOLD AS SUPERLotto PLUS JACKPOT HITS $95 MILLION

SACRAMENTO, August 26, 2004-- Lottery officials announced the SuperLotto Plus® jackpot for Saturday, August 28, 2004 at $95 million.  “Everyone gets a chance to play for this $95 million and the best part is that it only costs $1,” said Lott...

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