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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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POWERBALL Draw Closes In:

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Draws take place every Wednesday and Saturday after
draw entry closes at 7:00 p.m.

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MEGA Millions Draw Closes In:

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  • 08
    Hours
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Draws take place every Tuesday and Friday after
draw entry closes at 7:45 p.m.

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Estimated Cash Value: $8,500,000

SuperLotto Plus Draw Closes In:

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Draws take place every Wednesday and Saturday after
draw entry closes at 7:45 p.m.

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January 9, 2015

Beginner’s Luck For Bonus Crossword Scratchers® Player

SACRAMENTO – Rene Perez (pictured below) is a long-time Lottery player and a big fan of Scratchers tickets. But he had never before played the $10 Bonus Crossword Scratchers ticket. You can say Perez has a bit of beginner’s luck, because...

Southern California | Winners Stories

January 8, 2015

San Gabriel Valley on a Tear with Second Consecutive SuperLotto Plus® Jackpot!

Latest Winning Ticket Sold in Los Angeles County Worth $11 Million SACRAMENTO – We have our first jackpot winner of the new year! And just like our final jackpot winner of 2014, the lucky ticket was purchased in the San...

Southern California | Media Advisories and Events

January 8, 2015

Lottery Player on a Lucky Streak With Emerald 10’s Scratchers® Ticket

SACRAMENTO – When the California Lottery’s Emerald 10’s Scratchers® came out, Evangelina Reyes tried her luck on the $10 ticket and won $1,000! Fast forward a month later and she is still riding that lucky s...

Northern California | Winners Stories

January 6, 2015

San Diego Powerball® Winner Comes Forward

Still Waiting for Owner of Oceanside Ticket to Claim Their Half of $784,232 Prize SACRAMENTO – It started off as a grocery shopping trip to Vons, and $6 (along with some lucky numbers) later – Tom Florio of San Diego wa...

Southern California | Winners Stories

January 5, 2015

Mystery Winner Still Being Sought in Stockton

SACRAMENTO – It seems hard to believe. It has now been two months since someone got a huge Mega Millions® win in Stockton and this mystery winner has yet to claim the prize! You would think he/she would want to turn the ticket in and get...

Northern California | Winners Stories

January 5, 2015

Scratch and Taste Your Way to the Ultimate Foodie Experience!

Dinner at World Class Restaurant and Napa Valley Resort Stay are Top Prizes SACRAMENTO – Ask any serious foodie and they’ll tell you exactly what the Napa Valley’s The French Laundry is all about. Nope, it’s not a fancy...

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January 2, 2015

A Very Merry Christmas for Riverside County Lottery Player

SACRAMENTO – Kathleen Chavez rarely plays the lottery, so when her son insisted she plop down $10 on a California Black Exclusive Scratchers® ticket, she was a bit hesitant. As a retired accountant on...

Southern California | Winners Stories

January 2, 2015

LA Hairdresser Almost Gave Away Winning $1.3 Million Lottery Ticket to Stranger!

SACRAMENTO – Whew! That was a close call! Ligia Dennis, a 26-year-old hairdresser from Los Angeles, was waiting for a load of clothes to finish washing at the Laundromat. She decided to walk down the...

Southern California | Winners Stories

December 29, 2014

$2.6 Million Powerball® Ticket Sold in West Sacramento Remains Unclaimed

SACRAMENTO – It’s now been two months since a winning Powerball ticket, worth $2,643,793, was sold in West Sacramento and the winner still hasn’t come forward. There could be a million different reasons why this lucky player has not yet c...

Northern California | Winners Stories

December 29, 2014

Double Powerball® Wins in San Diego County!

Owners of Two Winning Tickets Will Split $784,232 After Nearly Hitting Jackpot SACRAMENTO – While a number of San Diegans may be spending this weekend gathering holiday gift receipts and heading to the mall for returns,...

Southern California | Winners Stories

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