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POWERBALL Draw Closes In:

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Draws take place every Wednesday and Saturday after
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MEGA Millions Draw Closes In:

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

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SuperLotto Plus Draw Closes In:

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Draws take place every Wednesday and Saturday after
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March 13, 2014

Fresno Retiree Becomes Latest Millionaire Playing California Black Exclusive Scratchers® Ticket

SACRAMENTO – Willy DeVecchio is a lucky gal when it comes to the Lottery. She has won many prizes playing the California Lottery and even after winning the top prize of $1 million on the California Lo...

Winners Stories

March 13, 2014

Months Later – Winner Claims $2.6 Million Lottery Ticket Sold in San Diego County!

SACRAMENTO – We were beginning to think this might never happen, but someone has finally claimed a multi-million dollar winning Mega Millions® ticket sold in San Diego County. We’ve been looking for the holder of this ticket ever since th...

Southern California | Winners Stories

March 12, 2014

$60 Million Powerball® Winner Comes Forward – Celebrates with Coupon at Carl’s Jr.!

SACRAMENTO – For some people, winning $60 million would be life-changing. For Joseph Saxer, the winner of the March 1st Powerball jackpot, it’s not going to change a thing. And if you have any doubts to that claim, wait until you hear how...

Northern California | Winners Stories

March 12, 2014

Work Break Leads to $5 Million Win in Ontario

SACRAMENTO – It started off like any other work day for Eric Williams – that is, until he took his break. During that brief time away from work Williams said he had a feeling; a lucky feeling. He deci...

Southern California | Winners Stories

March 6, 2014

Very Special Day for One California Lottery Winner

SACRAMENTO – Jose Rivera was just one number away from winning Tuesday night’s $240 million Mega Millions® jackpot. But there wasn’t an inkling of sadness in Mr. Rivera as he walked into the California Lottery’s Santa Fe Springs District...

Southern California | Winners Stories

March 5, 2014

Winner Quickly Claims Chatsworth Fantasy 5 Ticket Worth More than $422,000

SACRAMENTO – A lucky Fantasy 5 winner isn’t wasting any time. Just days after successfully matching all five numbers, Fe Torres has claimed her $422,330 prize. Torres purchased the winning ticket at Topanga Canyon USA, which is a gas...

Southern California | Winners Stories

March 5, 2014

California Lucky Streak Continues With Three More Mega Millions® Wins Worth $421,000+ Each!

Two of the Lucky Tickets Purchased in the Bay Area – The Other One Sold in L.A. County SACRAMENTO – Drought in the Golden State?! Certainly not when it comes to winning the Lottery over the past few months! And March is off...

Media Advisories and Events

March 4, 2014

California Lottery Seeks Scratchers® Vending Machine Theft Suspects

Crooks Broke into Fremont Area Grocery Store Last Weekend SACRAMENTO – Investigators from the California Lottery are asking for the public’s help in locating suspects who broke into a Lucky grocery store in Fremont over...

Northern California | Consumer Protection

March 3, 2014

19 Nonprofit Workers Split $723,000 Powerball® Prize!

SACRAMENTO – A group of 19 workers, who spend their days helping others, has won $723,452 after matching five of six numbers in the February 12th Powerball draw. The group members, who are between 40 and 60 years old, all work next d...

Northern California | Winners Stories

March 3, 2014

Million Dollar Blessing for California Family

SACRAMENTO – Valente Hernandez is a loving father of a very special little boy. His two-year-old son was born with spina bifida and hydrocephalus, and as a result, the little boy has already undergone more than 20 surgeries. As you could...

Southern California | Winners Stories

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