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SCAM artists are getting even more creative in trying to rip you off. Several new tricks involve bogus claims that you have won a prize. CA Lottery’s Donna Cordova reveals the con and explains how to avoid falling victim.

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MEGA Millions Draw Closes In:

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SuperLotto Plus Draw Closes In:

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July 20, 2002

Contestants Win $247,500 on The Big Spin® Show

SACRAMENTO — California Lottery's "The Big Spin®" show airs Saturday, July 20, 2002, in twelve television markets statewide. Contestants on this week's show win a total of $247,500. Christel Saxton Fantasy 5 Dream Machine contestants win a tot...

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July 15, 2002

Contestants Win $297,500 on The Big Spin® Show

SACRAMENTO — California Lottery's "The Big Spin®" show airs Saturday, July 13, 2002, in twelve television markets statewide. Contestants on this week's show win a total of $297,500. Assemblymember Anthony Pescetti presented Denise Escobar with th...

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July 8, 2002

Contestants Win $225,500 on The Big Spin® Show

SACRAMENTO — California Lottery's "The Big Spin®" show airs Saturday, July 6, 2002, in twelve television markets statewide. Contestants on this week's show win a total of $225,000. Robert Avila The contestant that wins a chance to spin the pri...

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June 28, 2002

ACTRESS CHRISTINA PICKLES PRESENTS CALIFORNIA LOTTERY'S HERO IN EDUCATION AWARD TO STEVE PATANE

SACRAMENTO -- California Lottery's "The Big Spin®" show airs Saturday, June 29, 2002, in twelve television markets statewide. Contestants on this week's show win a total of $187,500. Actress Christina Pickles presented Steve Patane with the Calif...

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June 21, 2002

DREAM MACHINE CONTESTANTS WIN $225,000 ON THE BIG SPIN® SHOW

SACRAMENTO -- California Lottery's "The Big Spin®" show airs Saturday, June 22, 2002, in twelve television markets statewide. Contestants on this week's show win a total of $372,500. Carl Pruett Fantasy 5 Dream Machine contestants win a total...

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June 17, 2002

CONTESTANTS WIN $225,000 ON THE BIG SPIN® SHOW

SACRAMENTO — California Lottery's "The Big Spin®" show airs Saturday, June 15, 2002, in twelve television markets statewide. Contestants on this week's show win a total of $225,000. Assemblymember Jerome Horton presented Ray Barbeau with the Cali...

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June 11, 2002

CONTESTANTS WIN $320,000 ON THE BIG SPIN® SHOW

SACRAMENTO -- California Lottery's "The Big Spin®" show airs Saturday, June 8, 2002, in twelve television markets statewide. Contestants on this week's show win a total of $320,000. Jesus Michel Jesus Michel, a supervisor from Pico Rivera, is...

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June 1, 2002

BURBANK WOMAN WINS $1 MILLION ON THE BIG SPIN® SHOW

SACRAMENTO -- California Lottery's "The Big Spin®" show airs Saturday, June 1, 2002, in twelve television markets statewide. Contestants on this week's show win a total of $1,107,500. Actor Dick Van Patten presented Roseann Krane with the Califor...

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May 25, 2002

DREAM MACHINE CONTESTANTS WIN $190,000 ON THE BIG SPIN® SHOW

SACRAMENTO -- California Lottery's "The Big Spin®" show airs Saturday, May 25, 2002, in twelve television markets statewide. Contestants on this week's show win a total of $285,000. Rosa Ramirez Fantasy 5 Dream Machine contestants win a total...

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May 17, 2002

Actor Michael Gross Presents California Lottery's Hero in Education Award to Peter Fischl

SACRAMENTO -- California Lottery's "The Big Spin®" show airs Saturday, May 18, 2002, in twelve television markets statewide. Contestants on this week's show win a total of $102,500. Actor Michael Gross presented Peter Fischl with the California L...

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