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January 16, 2002

COURT RULES IN FAVOR OF CALIFORNIA LOTTERY IN SCRATCHERS LAWSUIT

The California Lottery announced today its reaction to Judge Ron Robie's decision to deny plaintiff's request for a writ of mandate."The court made the correct decision. The California Lottery Commission, not the court, is charged with running the Lo...

Lottery Performance

January 15, 2002

David Rosenberg Elected Chairman of Lottery Commission

Sacramento - David Rosenberg, Chairman of the Board of Yolo County Supervisors and Director of Community and Intergovernmental Relations and Senior Advisor to Governor Gray Davis was re-elected Chairman unanimously by the California Lottery Commissio...

Lottery Performance

January 12, 2002

Californians Win $202,500 on the "THE BIG SPIN® Show"

SACRAMENTO -- California Lottery's "The Big Spin®" show airs Saturday, January 12, 2002, in twelve television markets statewide. Contestants on this week's show won a total of $202,500.A Long Beach Rotary Club member, Mr. Robert Bowden, was awarded t...

Winners Stories

January 11, 2002

LOTTERY CLARIFIES SCRATCHERS® PROCEDURE; ANNOUNCES "GOOD FAITH" PROMOTION

SACRAMENTO - Officials at the California State Lottery announced that aggressive steps were taken several months ago to ensure the fairness of prize distribution in its Scratchers® games. The changes were made following the discovery that some Scratc...

Consumer Protection

January 5, 2002

SACRAMENTO MAN WINS FIRST $1 MILLION PRIZE OF 2002 ON "THE BIG SPIN"® SHOW

SACRAMENTO -- California Lottery's "The Big Spin®" show airs Saturday, January 5, 2002, in twelve television markets statewide. Contestants on this week's show won a total of $1,180,000.This week's first finalist at the California Gold game was Harry...

Winners Stories

December 29, 2001

MODESTO WOMAN WINS $120,000 ON THE BIG SPIN® SHOW

SACRAMENTO -- California Lottery's "The Big Spin®" show airs Saturday, December 29, 2001, in twelve television markets statewide. Contestants on this week's show won a total of $337,500.Assemblymember Kevin Shelley presented Sheila Quintana, a teache...

Northern California | Winners Stories

December 24, 2001

LOTTERY CLARIFIES SCRATCHERS® PRODCEDURE ANNOUNCES "GOOD FAITH" PROMOTION

SACRAMENTO - Officials at the California State Lottery announced today that aggressive steps were taken several months ago to ensure the fairness of prize distribution in its Scratchers® games. The changes were following the discovery that some S...

Consumer Protection

December 21, 2001

Lottery's Response to Scratchers® and Top Prize Issue

The public should feel absolutely confident that every Scratchers® game currently on the market still has top prizes that have not been claimed. The Lottery can confidently say this because significant changes were immediately taken to ensure th...

Consumer Protection

December 15, 2001

LOS ANGELES STUDENT WINS $1,000,000 ON "THE BIG SPIN®"

SACRAMENTO -- California Lottery's "The Big Spin®" show airs Saturday, December 15, 2001, in twelve television markets statewide. Contestants on this week's show won a total of $1,082,500.An Orange County pediatrician, Dr. Paul Qaqundah, was awarded...

Southern California | Winners Stories

December 8, 2001

BUTTONWILLOW MAN WINS MORE THAN $2 MILLION

SACRAMENTO -- California Lottery's "The Big Spin®" show airs Saturday, December 8, 2001, in twelve television markets statewide. Contestants on this week's show won a total of $2,372,500."Twice As Grand" contestant Marcial Carrera, a tractor driver f...

Winners Stories

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