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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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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 8, 2014

Lottery Winner Reveals His Fantastic Plans

SACRAMENTO – A house, a car, a trip – We can rattle off a whole list of things many Lottery winners tell us they plan to buy with their winnings. Not Arturo Castillo. The 68-year old San Bruno man told us he knows exactly what he plans to...

Northern California | Winners Stories

September 8, 2014

$1.6 Million Powerball® Ticket Claimed!

SACRAMENTO – Practical jokes are sometimes fun and are usually based on convincing someone that a situation is real when it’s not. Imagine Kelly Phillips’ surprise when Gene Lane, the owner of a local...

Northern California | Winners Stories

September 7, 2014

Inland Empire Hits Jackpot - Again!

Ticket Sold in San Bernardino County Scores $16 Million SuperLotto Plus® Jackpot SACRAMENTO – If you thought the Inland Empire was hot before, wait until you hear this. For the third month in a row a ticket sold in that regi...

Southern California | Media Advisories and Events

September 4, 2014

Bonus Crossword Scratchers® Player Can Exhale After Winning $750,000!

SACRAMENTO – Let’s say you just won $750,000, do you yell and shout for joy or just act subdued and keep it to yourself? Well for Isaias Estrada, keeping his cool was no issue. You would have never guessed he just won a whopping $750,000...

Southern California | Winners Stories

September 4, 2014

$1.6 Million Powerball® Ticket Sold In Dorris!

SACRAMENTO – It’s a great day for some lucky lottery player who purchased a Powerball ticket in the tiny town of Dorris. That’s because that player has won $1,651,860 in last night’s Powerball drawing. The ticket correctly matched th...

Northern California | Media Advisories and Events

September 3, 2014

$180 Million Mega Millions® Jackpot Winner Claims Fortune in Riverside County

Calimesa Dad Describes Crazy Sequence of Events Leading up to Shock of his Life! SACRAMENTO – There was some very “weird stuff going on” the day before and the day of the August 22 Mega Millions draw – an...

Southern California | Winners Stories

September 3, 2014

MEDIA ADVISORY: News Conference to Introduce $180 Million Mega Millions® Jackpot Winner!

Dad of Five Purchased Lucky Ticket in Tiny Calimesa (Riverside County) SACRAMENTO – The California Lottery will introduce its new $180 million Mega Millions winner during a press conference today, September 3 in San Ber...

Southern California | Media Advisories and Events

August 29, 2014

‘I Was Grinning Like an Idiot’

Happy Face Hill Creator Wins $1 Million SACRAMENTO – Happy Face Hill could be described as an unofficial landmark in Simi Valley. For years the hill with the huge smiley face has gr...

Southern California | Winners Stories

August 28, 2014

Perfect Timing for Lucky Life Winner

SACRAMENTO – It’s always great to see people win big, but it’s even better when it comes in a time of need. This particular win is a perfect example, as winner Rita Raymundo explained to us that she has been looking for a place to live be...

Northern California | Winners Stories

August 28, 2014

Monterey Daily Derby® Ticket Pulls Off $391,000 Win!

SACRAMENTO – One lucky Daily Derby player has reason to celebrate today. That’s because they won the grand prize in last night’s draw. That player matched not just one, but all three winning horses (and the final race time) last nigh...

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