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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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Draws take place every Tuesday and Friday after
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SuperLotto Plus Draw Closes In:

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September 23, 2014

Alhambra Mega Millions® Ticket Claimed!

SACRAMENTO – Rodolfo Salvador is the California Lottery’s newest Mega Millions winner! He successfully matched five of six numbers in the September 16th draw to win $972,147. Salvador purchased his winning ticket at the Albertsons lo...

Southern California | Winners Stories

September 23, 2014

$391,000 Monterey Daily Derby® Ticket Claimed!

SACRAMENTO –California’s newest Daily Derby winner wasn’t horsing around when it came to claiming his winning ticket. While most players trot in to one of the California Lottery district offices to claim their prize, Andre Gau decided to...

Winners Stories

September 19, 2014

$185,373 Fantasy 5 Ticket Sold in Humboldt County!

Winner Purchased Lucky Ticket at Grocery Store in Arcata SACRAMENTO – What a fantastic way to start the weekend for the owner of the only ticket that matched all five numbers from last night’s Fantasy 5 drawing! That’s...

Northern California | Winners Stories

September 18, 2014

$458,000 Powerball® Ticket Sold In Tulare As Jackpot Grows to $196 Million!

SACRAMENTO – It’s a great day for some lucky lottery player who purchased a Powerball ticket in Tulare. That’s because that player has won $458,550 from last night’s Powerball drawing. The ticket correctly matched the numbers 36, 18,...

Winners Stories

September 17, 2014

Two L.A. County Mega Millions® Players to Split $1.9 Million

SACRAMENTO – Two California Lottery players were just one number away from winning last night’s $62 million Mega Millions jackpot. But don’t worry, they’re not walking away empty handed – far from that! The two winners will split $1,944,2...

Southern California | Winners Stories

September 15, 2014

Notice of Public Meeting

WHAT: The California State Lottery Commission will hold a public meeting Thursday, September 25, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at Lottery Headquarters in Sacramento. Members of the public are invited to attend. Persons needing reasonable accommoda...

Northern California | Media Advisories and Events

September 15, 2014

Sacramento County Family Scratch a $1 Million Fortune!

SACRAMENTO – Rajwinder Kaur had won about $12,000 playing Mega Millions® so he had a feeling he might win it big at some point playing California Lottery Scratchers®. That hunch turned out to be a good one! Last week, Kaur scratched...

Northern California | Winners Stories

September 15, 2014

“Lucky” Scratchers® Player Wins $1.3 Million in Arcadia

SACRAMENTO – The California Lottery has a new millionaire! Ramon Esparza uncovered the “Life” symbol on his $2 California Lucky Life Scratchers ticket to win $1,000 a week for the next 25 years – a total of $1.3 million. Esparza purc...

Southern California | Winners Stories

September 14, 2014

$1 Million Powerball® Ticket Sold in Rosemead

Powerball Jackpot Soars to $171 Million SACRAMENTO – If you bought a Powerball ticket in Rosemead for last night’s draw, you may want to check the numbers. That’s because one lucky ticket matched five out of six numbers...

Southern California | Winners Stories

September 10, 2014

Lottery Winner Kicking it in Long Beach

SACRAMENTO – Wow, that was fast! Right about the time we were putting the word out about a winning Lottery ticket in Long Beach yesterday morning, the winner was entering our Santa Fe Springs District Office to begin t...

Southern California | Winners Stories

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