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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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April 30, 2014

$283,000 Winning Fantasy 5 Ticket Sold in Santa Rosa!

SACRAMENTO – One lucky California Lottery Fantasy 5 player who purchased a ticket in Santa Rosa is more than a quarter of a million dollars richer today. That’s because their ticket matched all of the winning Fantasy 5 numbers of 26, 23,...

Northern California | Media Advisories and Events

April 29, 2014

$300,000 Mega Millions® Ticket Sold in Burbank Remains Unclaimed

SACRAMENTO – If you bought a Mega Millions ticket about a month ago, check your pockets, glove compartment, sock drawer or anywhere else you can think of, because you just might be sitting on a large chunk of change. That’s because on Mar...

Southern California | Media Advisories and Events

April 28, 2014

$193,000 Fantasy 5 Ticket Sold in Long Beach

SACRAMENTO – One lucky California Lottery player is waking up $193,355 richer after successfully matching all five numbers in last night’s Fantasy 5 draw. The winning ticket was sold at 7-Eleven, which is located at 152 Pine Avenue i...

Southern California | Media Advisories and Events

April 25, 2014

Wealth of Possibilities Following $1 Million Scratchers® Win in San Bernardino County!

SACRAMENTO – Every once in a while life throws things at you and you have to put your dreams on hold. Thanks to a huge win on a California Black Exclusive Scratchers ticket, Karen Garcia will finally get back to work on pursuing her goals...

Southern California | Winners Stories

April 24, 2014

Million Dollar Powerball® Ticket Sold

SACRAMENTO – If you bought a Powerball ticket in San Diego County, you are going to want to find it and immediately sign the back of that little piece of paper and claim it as yours. That’s because it could very well be worth $1 million!...

Southern California | Media Advisories and Events

April 22, 2014

Regular Lottery Player Wins Big on Smokin’ Hot Cash Scratchers® Ticket

SACRAMENTO – John Lemon has a great attitude and as a cancer survivor, it’s no surprise. Lemon recently purchased a $5 Smokin’ Hot Cash Scratchers ticket and won the top prize of $250,000. When asked if he had ever won anything playing th...

Southern California | Winners Stories

April 21, 2014

Palmdale $320,000 Mega Millions® Ticket Claimed!

SACRAMENTO – Julio Lemus is Palmdale’s latest lucky California Lottery player. That’s because he came forward today with his Mega Millions ticket that matched five out of six numbers to win a cool $320,061! Lemus bought his ticket at...

Southern California | Winners Stories

April 21, 2014

Multi-Millionaire Made in Central Valley!

Scratchers® Player to Live the Lucky Life after Winning $6.5 Million Top Prize SACRAMENTO – This is quite the story. A man bought a $10 California Lucky for Life Scratchers ticket at a convenience store in Delano and it...

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April 17, 2014

Another Millionaire Made in Milpitas!

Scratchers® Player to Live the Lucky Life after winning $1.3 Million Top Prize SACRAMENTO – Two months after a winning $425 million Powerball® ticket was sold in Milpitas, another millionaire has been made in this North...

Northern California | Winners Stories

April 16, 2014

Horses and Dogs and Cats, Oh My! – Animals to Benefit From $1.1 Million Powerball® Win in Hesperia!

SACRAMENTO – Judith Maturo may not be able to talk to animals. However, now she has the Power(ball) to do something those furry creatures will likely appreciate just as much as if she could communicate like Doctor Dolittle! T...

Southern California | Winners Stories

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